UAE TRA defines innovation strategy and indicators

Objectives include enforcement of a regulatory framework that stimulates competition
Hamad Obaid Al Mansouri, UAE TRA director general.
Hamad Obaid Al Mansouri, UAE TRA director general.


The UAE General Authority for regulating the telecommunication Sector (TRA) hosted a workshop to discuss its strategy and review the innovation indicators for the next phase and the mechanisms to link them with future initiatives and projects.

The strategic objectives of the UAE’s TRA include regulation of the telecommunications sector and enforcement of a regulatory framework that stimulates competition and raises the quality of services.

It also includes striving to ensure the provision of the required resources in a fair manner to develop the best services in the ICT sector, establishing the bases for the eGovernment at the federal level, promoting the electronic lifestyle in the UAE and ensuring that administrative services provided efficiently.
The workshop focused on the standards of work in the future planning field and the development of scenarios through which the TRA’s future direction is determined and sustained. Focus was directed on the TRA’s efforts which ensure that the result of its operations, services and policies is to achieve the objectives of sustainability at the national level in regard to the information communications and telecommunications sector.

"Our culture of excellence and innovation was derived from the thought process and guidance of the UAE wise leadership, which emphasizes that the current year has been dedicated to innovation. Today, we have specific and clear objectives in this area, to serve the UAE’s sustainable development efforts, in line with the national vision,” said H.E. Hamad Obaid Al Mansouri, TRA director general.

"We are working today to achieve the strategic goals announced by the nation's leadership, with respect to the ICT sector, which is ranked first globally in terms of the smart, electronic services and infrastructure of the telecommunications sector Indicators. We look forward to being in the ranks of the first ten countries in the world for that network readiness index by the year 2021," he added.

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