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Anatel approves rules to stimulate competition

Friday 22 July 2011 | 11:05 CET | News
Brazil's National Telecommunications Agency (Anatel) approved new rules to encourage competition. The so-called General Plan for Competition (PGMC) will be submitted to public consultation for 45 days. The rules apply only to large telecom companies, those that offer telephony and internet services, which may be ordered to share networks. In the area of pay-TV, the plan requires users to be allowed to purchase their own decoders at retail prices. The PGMC also foresees the creation of three organizations funded by the companies in the sector. One will compare the offers from retail services

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Categories: General
Companies: Anatel
Countries: Brazil
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