Cheaper roaming calls to GCC countries for Qatar customers

The Communication Regulatory Authority (CRA) yesterday announced a cut down in the roaming call rates from GCC countries by up to seven dirham per minute from April 2016.

This is to ensure that all customers are charged roughly the same by their service providers when they visit other GCC countries. The GCC consists of Bahrain, Kuwait, Qatar, Oman, Saudi Arabia and the UAE.

The regulatory price caps come as the result of the coordinated efforts of the International Roaming Working Group, which consists of specialists from the telecommunications regulators in the GCC countries under the umbrella of the GCC General Secretariat in Riyadh – KSA.
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Source News: Qatar Living