With the exception of very few countries, telecommunications services in the Americas have long been liberalised, foreign ownership restrictions have been removed, and national regulatory authorities, implementing and supervising over the sector’s regulation, have been established.
In several countries the sector regulator has become (or has recently been proposed to become) a 'convergent' regulator, covering multiple sectors, including telecommunications and media services. In El Salvador, SIGET regulates both the telecommunications and the electricity sector, as also observed in other Central American countries.
08 August 18
New research on telecommunications and broadband policies in the MENA region
The MENA Telecoms Country Profiles shed light on the main telecoms and broadband policies, and the institutional and regulatory frameworks in ten Middle East countries, now also covering Algeria and Kuwait.
16 July 18
New benchmark on advertised and actual broadband speed in the Americas
25 June 18
New research on initiatives to tackle illicit streaming devices in the Americas
Cullen International's latest research shows that preloaded streaming boxes have been banned in some Americas countries.