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GSM Association
Huawei Technologies Co. Ltd.
International Electrotechnical Commission [REGINTORG] ()
International Telecommunications Satellite Organization [REGINTORG] ()
ITU-APT Foundation of India [REGINTORG] ()
LS telcom AG [SIO] (Germany (Federal Republic of))
Mobily Company [ROA] (Saudi Arabia (Kingdom of))
MTN Syria [ROA] (Syrian Arab Republic)
National Telecommunication Institute (NTI)
OJSC Intellect-Telecom [SIO] (Russian Federation)
Regional African Satellite Communications Organization [SATORG] (Côte d
Rohde & Schwarz GmbH & Co. KG
Telecommunications Regulatory Authority [ROA] (Lebanon)
Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) [OTHER ENTITY] (India (Republic of))
Tunisie Télécom
United Kingdom Telecommunications Academy (UKTA) [REGINTORG] ()
UMTS Forum [REGINTORG] (International (no specific country))
West Africa Telecommunications Regulators Assembly [REGINTORG] (International (no specific country))
ZTE Corporation [SIO] (China (People
International Telecommunications Users Group [REGINTORG] (International (no specific country))
Telecommunications Authority of Trinidad and Tobago (TATT) [OTHER ENTITY] (Trinidad and Tobago)
Asia-Pacific Telecommunity [REGORG] (International (no specific country))
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African Telecommunications Union [REGORG] (International (no specific country))
WebForce International Federation [REGINTORG] (International (no specific country))
Intervale [OTHER ENTITY] (Russian Federation)
Aggaros S.L. [OTHER ENTITY] (Spain)
Vihaan Networks Limited (VNL) [SIO] (India (Republic of))
BH Telecom [ROA] (Bosnia and Herzegovina)
Telefónica O2 Czech Republic, a.s.
THALES Communications [SIO] (France)
Coordination Center for TLD.RU [OTHER ENTITY] (Russian Federation)
SES WORLD SKIES (Netherlands)
Eastern Caribbean Telecommunications Authority
True Corporation Public Company Limited [ROA] (Thailand)
Digital Radio Mondiale [REGINTORG] (International (no specific country))
Telenor ASA [ROA] (Norway)
Thuraya Telecommunications Company [ROA] (United Arab Emirates)
Caribbean Association of National Telecommunication Organizations [REGORG] (International (no specific country))
SAMENA Telecommunications Council [REGINTORG] (International (no specific country))
RailTel Corporation of India Ltd. [ROA] (India (Republic of))
Atlantique Télécom Côte d
Organismo Supervisor de Inversión Privada en Telecomunicaciones (OSIPTEL) [OTHER ENTITY] (Peru)
ArmenTel CJSC (Armenia Telephone Company) [ROA] (Armenia (Republic of))
Dominic Foundation [REGINTORG] (International (no specific country))
MTN Nigeria Communications Limited [ROA] (Nigeria (Federal Republic of))
European Telecommunications Standards Institute [REGORG] (International (no specific country))
Türk Telekom Group (Turkey)
Kyrgyztelecom OJSC [ROA] (Kyrgyz Republic)
ICOSNET SPA [ROA] (Algeria (People
International Amateur Radio Union
Alcatel-Lucent France [SIO] (France)
Instituto Costarricense de Electricidad (ICE) [ROA] (Costa Rica)
Alcatel-Lucent USA Inc. [SIO] (United States of America)
Al-Iktissad Wal-Aamal Group [OTHER ENTITY] (Lebanon)
Teléfonos de México S.A.B. de C.V.
KDDI Corporation [ROA] (Japan)
MEASAT Satellite Systems Sdn. Bhd. [ROA] (Malaysia)
Saudi Telecom [ROA] (Saudi Arabia (Kingdom of))
Odessa National Academy of Telecommunications n.a. A.S. Popov
Institute of Electronics and Telecommunications under Kyrgyz (Kyrgyzstan)
Asia-Pacific Broadcasting Union [REGINTORG] (International (no specific country))
China Telecommunications Corporation [ROA] (China (People
Orascom Telecom Bangladesh Limited (Banglalink) [ROA] (Bangladesh (People
Grameenphone (GP) Limited [ROA] (Bangladesh (People
Telekom Brunei Berhad (TelBru) [ROA] (Brunei Darussalam)
Robi Axiata Limited (Bangladesh)
Global VSAT Forum [REGINTORG] (International (no specific country))
Bharat Sanchar Nigam Ltd. (BSNL) [ROA] (India (Republic of))
Arab Private Broadcasting Union [REGINTORG] (International (no specific country))
Portugal Telecom, SGPS, S.A. [ROA] (Portugal)
International Union of Radio Science [REGINTORG] (International (no specific country))
JSC Kazakhtelecom [ROA] (Kazakhstan (Republic of))
Symantec Corporation [SIO] (United States of America)
Secretariat of the Pacific Community [REGINTORG] (Fiji (Republic of))
AT&T, Inc. [ROA] (United States of America)
African Ict Consumers Network (AICN)
PMIConseil (France)
Multinet Pakistan (PVT) Limited (Pakistan)
Navajo Nation Telecommunication Regulatory Commission (United States)
BlackBerry Limited (Canada)
General Satellite Corporation (Russian Federation)
Associação de Reguladores de Comunicações e Telecomunicações da Comunidade dos Países de Língua Portuguesa (ARCTEL-CPLP)
Telecom Egypt Data S.A.E.  (TE Data)
O3b Networks Limited
Nepal Telecom (Nepal Doorsanchar Company Limited)
The Abdus Salam International Centre for Theoretical Physics
Irancell Telecommunication Services Company
m:tel (Bosnia and Herzegovina)
Autorité de Régulation de la Poste et des Télécommunications (ARPT)
Wataniya Palestine Mobile Telecommunication Company
Telecommunication Industry Association (TIA)
Asia Pacific Network Information Centre
Hitachi, Ltd.

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Telecommunications Regulatory Authority

The Telecommunications Regulatory Authority (TRA) of Lebanon is an independent public institution established by Law 431/2002 and legally mandated to liberalize, regulate, and develop telecommunications in Lebanon. The TRA effectively started operations upon the nomination of its Board Members in February 2007.

With the help of a highly dedicated team and in coordination with various ministries, government agencies, and the civil society, the TRA has been able to make significant progress towards assuming its mandate and develop the telecommunications market in Lebanon in cooperation with the Ministry of Telecommunications.

The TRA deploys continuous efforts to develop best in class Lebanese regulatory framework. Through appropriate regulation, the TRA promotes investment and maintains stability in the market. The TRA issues licenses, regulations, and decisions, manages scarce resources including spectrum and numbering, monitors the market for any abuse of dominant market position and anti-competitive practices, and takes remedial action when necessary. The TRA works to promote competition and ensure the rights of users of telecommunications services are respected and works towards developing the broadcasting sector by implementing the national plan for the migration to digital broadcasting in Lebanon.

The TRA deploys major efforts to promote Cyber security and children online safety and is working with related Ministries, NGOs Agencies, and other Stakeholders to promote road safety in Lebanon.

Dr. Imad Hoballah is the Chairman and CEO of the TRA since April 2010, and has been leading the Telecommunications Technologies Unit at the Authority since March 2007.

Dr. Hoballah believes that ICT is a viable and renewable resource that must become Lebanon’s engine for economic growth. TRA experts have devoted their know-how to develop the sector and strive towards Lebanon’s return to the international scene. They will remain dedicated to develop a prosperous national economy and to promote a social transformation.

CategoryRegulators
Based inLebanon
DomainsSatellite ; Broadcast ; Mobile ; Fixed ; Cable ; Telephone ; Broadband
ITU Global DirectoryTelecommunications Regulatory Authority
Websitehttp://www.tra.gov.lb
CEO
Dr. Imad Y. Hoballah