Doha, 27 Jan. 2019
Communications Regulatory Authority of Qatar (CRA) and Ministry of Transport and Communications, Telecommunications Regulatory Authority of Oman (TRA) signed an agreement for coordination of satellite networks. CRA President, Mohammed Ali Al Mannai, and Eng. Yousuf Abdullah al Balushi, Senior Manager, Spectrum Management Unit of TRA signed the agreement.
The ceremony took place in CRA Head Quarters, Doha, Present on the occasion were representatives from Es’hailSat, the Qatar Satellite Company.
Agreement stems from the joint cooperation that started by an earlier visit from CRA to its counterpart at its headquarters in Muscat, where the two regulatory bodies signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to enhance their cooperation in the field of radio spectrum monitoring.
On the sidelines of the signing ceremony, the two parties discussed various matters of mutual interest and prospects for future cooperation, including signing another MoU for cooperation in spectrum monitoring during Qatar’s hosting of the 2022 FIFA World Cup, exchanging of experiences related to satellite projects, in addition to training and development of Omani and Qatari competencies in the field of radio spectrum monitoring.