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Regulates the telecommunications, ICT, and postal sectors as well as access to digital media by encouraging open and competitive ICT services.
Qatar's independent telecommunications regulator, advocates for Qatar's tech industry to facilitate the evolution of IT development.
Oversees projects and programs that aim to build a land, maritime, and aviation transportation system founded on the latest technologies and best ICT practices.
Innovation cluster that facilitates communication between different sectors to achieve the Smart Qatar vision and grow a digital ecosystem.
Deploys passive dark fibre network infrastructure to provide equal and open access to telecommunication service providers.
Launched by the Ministry of Transport and Communications, seeks to boost ICT innovation by supporting startups with services including an idea camp, startup tracks, growth tracks, and co-working space framework.
Plan for the transformation of Qatar into a smart city through ICT solutions in transportation, logistics, healthcare, environment, and other sectors.
Defines the long term goals for Qatar and a framework to implement and develop its national strategies through modernization of traditions, management of growth, and increased development of the economy and society.
Outlines the advancement of Qatar's digital agenda through creating five sustainable electronic tracks.
Outlines the development of a digital government system in Qatar using technology to deliver benefits and government services through electronic transactions and innovative applications.
Provides a roadmap toward enhancing cyber security in Qatar by establishing a secure cyberspace to safeguard national interests and preserve rights.
Outlines Mada's strategy to improve the lives of people with disabilities in Qatar through technology.
Includes plan for implementation and adoption of Qatar's IP ecosystem and its governance and transition.
Builds a consistent and holistic government approach to adopting mobile technology in the delivering of government services.
Mandates efficient and transparent delivery of public services in Qatar to create a sustainable digital economy.
Establishes provisions for electronic authentication, transactions, e-government, and other commercial activities.
Regulates e-commerce and transactions for service providers.
Regulates and penalizes crimes related to the hacking of information systems, programs, and networks. Includes prison sentences of up to three years for online dissemination of “false news” or content that undermines “general order.”
Strengthens the powers of the CRA to issue technical regulations, decisions, and orders and transfers powers of ictWATAR to the MoTC.
Sets guidelines for telecommunications services, tariffs, licenses, access, and control of the ICT sector.
Stipulates prison sentences for a host of offences, including criticizing religion, the army, and the royal family and establishes restricted procedures for the establishment of newspapers.
Authorizes penalties of anyone who broadcasts, publishes, or republishes false or biased rumours, statements, or news, or inflammatory propaganda, domestically or abroad, with the intent to harm national interests, stir up public opinion, or infringe on the social system or the public system of the state.
Regulates the acquisition, processing, storage, and transfer of personal data in Qatar.
Enhances business incentives and establishes free zones for emerging technology, eradicates hurdles to capital inflow, and allows the entry of modern technology in Qatar.
Aims to accelerate e-government initiatives through policy collaboration in content management, integration policy, registration and authentication of services, and government ICT architecture standards.