TRA receives a delegation from the Telecommunication and Information Technology Authority of Kuwait

Within the framework of bilateral cooperation between Oman Telecommunications Regulatory Authority (TRA) and the Telecommunication and Information Technology Authority of Kuwait , the TRA received on Wednesday, 8 November 2017 at the TRA office a delegation from the Telecommunication and Information Technology Authority of Kuwait. The delegation was headed by Dr Mohammed Al Kandri , Head of Administrative and Financial Affairs Sector.

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The national campaign to combat electronic fraud

The national awareness campaign to combat online fraud (Don’t Be Deceived) was launched yesterday with participation from a number of government and private entities. The campaign kicked off with a press conference that was attended by media figures and social media influencers.

The campaign’s idea aims at curtailing the phenomenon of online fraud that has been taking numerous patterns with the rapid development in technology and telecommunications means. Scammers try to lure victims with false promises of large cash prizes and try to drag them into claiming fake cash prizes after submission of their personal information. Some people also fall victims for phishing when they are tempted to send money to benefit from promotional offers.

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Announcement:floating of a tender document for the provision of consultancy services to the TRA on the renewal of the Class I Public Mobile Telecommunication Services licenses.

The Telecommunications Regulatory Authority (TRA) announces the floating of a tender document for the provision of consultancy services to the TRA on the renewal of the Class I Public Mobile Telecommunication Services licenses. Those who would like to apply for the tender can purchase the tender document via the following procedures:

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Further Reductions in Mobile Roaming Prices for GCC countries starting from 1st April 2017

The Telecommunications Regulatory Authority (TRA) announced that roaming users in the GCC countries will now enjoy further reductions in roaming prices for voice calls, mobile data and, SMS services. This is in line with the initiative of the GCC regulators - under the umbrella of the GCC General Secretariat - to regulate the prices of roaming services within the Gulf countries. The new price caps are effective starting from the 1st of April 2017.

This reduction comes as part of the previous initiatives towards facilitating the availability of roaming services for GCC nationals and residents within reasonable and affordable price levels, in view of the expected positive impact on enhancing social ties and economic integration between the GCC counties.

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TRA to participate in IT, Telecom and Technology show - COMEX 2017

• During the event TRA will launch an awareness poster campaign -Know Your Rights- to educate users of telecommunication services on their rights.



This year at Comex 2017, which will take place from 28th - 30th March 2017, the Telecommunications Regulatory Authority (TRA), will display an awareness poster to educate consumers on their rights with regard to telecom services. TRA designed this poster as part of its responsibility towards safeguarding beneficiaries' interests in the telecom sector. The awareness poster displays a number of rights set forth in the Telecommunications Regulatory Act, such as the right to privacy, the right to receive proof of service application, the right to have a copy of the Service Agreement and other basic rights that beneficiary needs to be aware of before using telecom services.

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TRA holds a 3 days meeting with licensees on draft Reference Access and Interconnection Offers of Omantel and Ooredoo

Within the context of its ongoing efforts to create a regulatory environment that is conducive to effective competition in the telecommunications sector, the Telecommunications Regulatory Authority (TRA) held a 3 days meeting with the telecom licensees during the period 6-8 March 2017 to discuss certain aspects of the draft Reference Access and Interconnection Offers (RAIO) that were prepared by Omantel and Ooredoo on the basis of the Access and Interconnection Regulation requirements so as to be issued and published in their final format by the licensees dominant in wholesale markets.

The meeting was attended by representatives of all the telecom operators providing public services in Oman, namely Omantel, Ooredoo, Friendi Mobile, Connect Arabia International, TeO, Renna, Awasr, Zajel Communications, Madakhil Investment (Maritime) and Oman Broadband Company.

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National Day Public Holidays

TRA would like to announce that 23rd and 24th November 2016 are declared as National Day Public Holidays in the Sultanate; accordingly, the TRA apologizes that it will not be able to register the interested parties for the 3rd MNO Information Memorandum (IM) during this period.

Invitation to Bid for a Third Licence to Provide Public Mobile Telecommunications Services

The Telecommunications Regulatory Authority ("TRA"), Sultanate of Oman (“Sultanate”), announces the commencement of the process to award a third Licence for the Installation, Operation, Maintenance and Exploitation of a Telecommunications System to Provide Public Mobile Telecommunications Services in the Sultanate.

The TRA considers that the enhancement of competition in the mobile telecommunications services market will be of significant benefit to consumers and to the economy of the Sultanate, and is consistent with the General Policy of the Government as well the TRA’s mandate to promote market entry under the Telecommunications Regulatory Act.

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ملخص حول القرارات التي أصدرتها هيئة تنظيم الاتصالات فيما يتعلق بأسعار وجودة خدمات الاتصالات وفيما يتعلق بمراعاة مصالح المنتفعين

ملخص حول القرارات التي أصدرتها هيئة تنظيم الاتصالات فيما يتعلق بأسعار وجودة خدمات الاتصالات وفيما يتعلق بمراعاة مصالح المنتفعين

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ملخص حول القرارات التي أصدرتها هيئة تنظيم الاتصالات فيما يتعلق بأسعار وجودة خدمات الاتصالات وفيما يتعلق بمراعاة مصالح المنتفعين

ملخص حول القرارات التي أصدرتها هيئة تنظيم الاتصالات فيما يتعلق بأسعار وجودة خدمات الاتصالات وفيما يتعلق بمراعاة مصالح المنتفعين

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