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.
05 December 18
Webinar: Net neutrality: State of play in Europe
Watch the recording of this 1-hour webinar on the state of play of net neutrality in Europe, ahead of BEREC's evaluation of the net neutrality regulation and guidelines.
29 November 18
Key data on the Middle East and North Africa telecoms regulations landscape – now also covering Iraq
Cullen International published a new version of its Telecoms 'Country Profiles' for the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region. This updated edition now also includes coverage of Iraq, in addition to the 11 MENA countries previously covered.
22 November 18
Competition policy in the digital economy
Our new 'Tracker' lists the issues being considered in the discussions about the role and boundaries of the appropriate competition policy in the digital economy in Europe, giving an overview of EU and national level initiatives taken so far (cases, studies, sector inquiries).