Public Notice: PN No. (7/1427)
Dated, 19/03/1427H, 17/04/2006G
Licensing of Fixed and Mobile Services in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia
The Communications and Information Technology Commission ("CITC") announced earlier this year its intention to issue new licenses for Fixed and Mobile Services. In that context, and in accordance with statutes and other applicable laws, the CITC is in the process of reviewing the current industry and regulatory environment as well as anticipated future developments. This review will assist the CITC to revise its fixed and mobile services regulatory framework that will foster the adoption of advanced applications and services at affordable prices, supported by a state of the art network infrastructure.
This Public Notice ("PN") is issued by the CITC in order to invite interested parties to participate in the Public Consultation process, and comment on the proposed regulatory framework to be adopted by the CITC in the future licensing of fixed and mobile service providers.
Public Consultation Process
Public Consultation Document
The Public Consultation Document provides a brief description of the CITC policy objectives for the fixed and mobile services, current state of telecommunications infrastructure and markets, discusses anticipated trends and future developments, as well as options and considerations regarding the future licensing framework.
Schedule and Procedures
The Public Consultation Document can be obtained from the CITC web site (www.citc.gov.sa). The CITC will provide further details regarding the licensing process shortly after the conclusion of the Public Consultation.
- The procedure, schedule and deadlines for filing comments related to the Public Consultation Document entitled ‘Regulatory framework for Licensing of Fixed and Mobile Services in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia’ are set out at the start of the Public Consultation Document. Comments or responses filed in relation to the Public Consultation Document should be submitted to either one of the addresses outlined below:
- E-mail to:
- Delivery by hand or by courier:
Office of the Governor
Communications and Information Technology Commission
King Fahad Road
Riyadh, 11588, KSA