GCC reviews draft law on roaming charges cut
Manama, July 1, 2013
A draft law that aims at cutting the wholesale and retail cost of roaming within the GCC region was the focus of discussion at a regional regulators meeting held in Bahrain.
The fifth meeting of the steering committee for telecommunications and information technology of the GCC general secretariat was chaired by Telecommunications Regulatory Authority general director Mohamed Bubashait.
The committee discussed several issues related to telecommunications, regulation and technology, reported the Gulf Daily News, our sister publication.
It also saw the exchange of experiences on regulatory matters between GCC countries, and joint co-ordination in terms of frequency and wireless networks.
This was part of a series of meetings of the various committees and working groups of the ministerial committee for telecommunications and information technology of the GCC general secretariat, said the report.
It was attended by representatives from telecommunications ministries and regulators in GCC countries.
The final recommendations will come up for discussion during the next meeting in September.-TradeArabia News Service