New rules may boost UAE telco competition

26 January 2010

New regulations by the UAE's Telecommunication Regulatory Authority will allow the country's two telecoms operators to introduce promotions without prior approval, Gulf News has reported. 'This will stimulate competition in the country and will give operators the freedom to introduce more competitive packages,' TRA Director General Mohammad Al Ganem said. The new rules are planned to in place by the end of the year, the regulator said, adding that it could take longer depending on market conditions and the introduction of new technologies.

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