The Telecommunications Regulatory Authority (TRA) of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) was established according to the UAE Federal Law by Decree No. 3 of 2003 –Telecom Law, on regulating the telecommunications sector in the UAE. Since its establishment, the TRA has exceeded expectations by achieving its projected goals in record time.
The role of TRA focuses on two fields: regulating the telecommunications sector, and enabling government entities in the field of smart transformation.
AREGNET Price Benchmarking Study
The Retail Tariff benchmarking study is one of the AREGNET studies originally initiated by TRA Bahrain in 2008 and updated annually. The 2012 update was released in March 2013. This AREGNET study allows readers to compare the retail price levels for telecommunications services in the Arab countries, and to draw comparisons with the OECD averages. The purpose of this TRA document is to summarize the UAE’s rankings compared with those of other GCC countries for each of the following services: Fixed voice (PSTN) Mobile telephony Leased Lines Broadband ADSL Mobile broadband
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