The Regulatory Framework for The Provision of Mobile Value-Added Services

Whereas the National Telecommunication Regulatory Authority (NTRA) (the Licensor), is, pursuant to Telecommunication Regulation Law No. 10 of 2003, the only national authority competent to regulate the telecommunications sector in the Arab Republic of Egypt (A.R.E.) through the implementation of the approved policies set forth to enhance and deploy telecommunication services in compliance with the most advanced technological means, and in a way that guarantees the satisfaction of the needs of the users (whether they are individuals, corporates, companies or any of the State’s productive, economic, administrative or service sectors at the most appropriate prices;

Whereas  the NTRA (the Licensor) is the only authority competent to grant licenses and permits to companies or corporates that intend to provide or operate telecommunication services or work in the ICT sector in the Arab Republic of Egypt, monitoring and following up on their performance, drafting general terms and conditions that guarantee fair and free competition between them;

In light of the great advancements made recently in providing mobile value-added services (MVAS) all over the globe and owing to the increscent growth of these services in many countries, compared to Egypt, and due to the immensely increasing number of applications submitted to the NTRA lately to obtain licenses to provide mobile value-added services (MVAS), the NTRA has made a study of the methods that could be pursued to spur the growth of the mobile value-added services (MVAS) inside Egypt. Furthermore, the NTRA has examined the hindrances and obstacles facing this type of services and how to overcome them;

Therefore, the NTRA (the Licensor) has decided to issue these rules and regulatory conditions for Mobile Value-Added Services (MVAS) provision within the Arab Republic of Egypt, as per the provisions of the Telecom Regulation Law No. 10 for the year 2003.

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