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20 March 2017
| James Pearce
The Argentinian Ministry of Communications has launched two public consultations on the quality of ICT services and regulations around interconnection between telecoms operators.
The ministry’s IT and
communications secretariat (SecTIC) will look at how the
government can upgrade the regulatory framework that governs
interconnection and access rules between different telecoms
The government is proposing changes to
passage rights, the sharing of infrastructure, and the
deployment and sharing of last mile fibre.
The ministry has also launched a second
consultation looking at rules around quality of service
obligations for local carriers.
The government wants to introduce new
legislation around converging techologie and increased take up
of services that will help improve service quality.
It has asked for members of the public to
offer their view on how telecoms and IT services in Argentina
can be improved, and what technology provides the best
According to BN Americas, proposals must
be submitted in writing, in paper form, at the headquarters of
the Ministry of Communications or in the delegations of the
National Communications Entity.
Ministry of Communications,