CRA extends the temporary assignment of extra spectrum for Ooredoo and Vodafone Sep 28, 2020 0 662 12345 Tribune News NetworkDohaThe Communications Regulatory Authority (CRA) has extended the period of using the additional temporary spectrum granted to Ooredoo Qatar and Vodafone Qatar to provide mobile telecom services for an additional three years, ending on May 31, 2023. This extension included the frequency bands of 900 MHz, 1800 MHz and 2100 MHz. The Communications Regulatory Authority has extended the period to enable the two telecom service providers to enhance the capabilities of their public mobile networks in Qatar, to enable them to achieve the best aggregation of spectrum ranges assigned to them and to enhance the performance of various mobile telecom networks whether the second, third or fourth-generation (2G, 3G or 4G).Extending the assignment in these frequency bands will help the two telecom service providers to provide the maximum mobile internet data speed and accommodate the steady increase in data consumption, in addition to achieving high-value internet data throughput, which keeps pace with the technological advancement of applications used by telecom consumers in Qatar, both individuals and organisations.CRA President Mohammed Ali Al Mannai said, “TheCommunications Regulatory Authority is keen to ensure the efficient management and assignment of spectrum by meeting the current and future spectrum demand of all entities who use it in Qatar, while making sure that there is no radio interference affects the work of these entities. “By using this additional temporary spectrum and the spectrum assigned to the fifth-generation networks (5G), both Ooredoo Qatar and Vodafone Qatar will be able to enhance their telecom infrastructure and be more equipped to accommodate the demand of all consumers of mobile telecom services who will be in Qatar during the FIFA World Cup 2022.” Pages 1234 RELATED ARTICLES GU-Q’s New Student Orientation prepares 2024 batch for return to QF campus studies Sep 28, 2020 0 820 VCUarts Qatar opens application process for 2021 Sep 28, 2020 0 6378 Integrated diabetes care education programme is launched virtually for primary healthcare providers Sep 28, 2020 0 6466 IBPC bids farewell to V-P Malhotra tribune news network doha THE Indian Business & Professionals Council (IBPC), which functions under the aegis of the Indian Embassy, bade farewell to its Vice President (V-P) Sumit Malhotra recently. Sumit has been in .. Vodafone achieves yet another milestone in safety performance tribune news network doha VODAFONE Qatar held its quarterly Health & Safety (H&S) Forum, bringing together staff and key telecom vendors to present their H&S results for the second quarter of the year. In the presence of .. PHCC is set to launch new advanced website services qna doha THE Primary Health Care Corporation (PHCC) has announced the launch of its new website soon, as part of the larger plan to develop and digitise its services for the public, in addition to providing easy access to ..