Qatar’s new radio spectrum licensing framework finalised

February 12, 2014 6:43 am

ictQATAR, the Gulf country’s telecoms sector regulator, has said it has finalised the new radio spectrum licensing framework, following a public consultation process in August 2013, the Peninsula has reported. Set to go into effect by July 1, 2014, the framework is aimed at providing more flexibility in using licensing tools for regulating the spectrum use, ensuring efficient use of radio spectrum, reducing the administrative burden, increasing transparency regarding the regulatory framework and ensuring easy accessibility to necessary information for spectrum users, the regulator said.