0
Broadband

Implementing new Brazilian telecoms law will take one year

Thursday 10 October 2019 | 14:33 CET | News

Implementing the new law amending current telecommunications legislation in Brazil should take about a year, according to the Minister of Science, Technology, Innovation and Communications, Marcos Pontes. The law opens up the possibility for fixed telephony concession holders (such as Oi, Vivo Fixo, Embratel/Net, Sercomtel and Algar) to change the form of their contract with the state and operate their services with fewer obligations, under the so-called authorisation (licensing) regime. 

Concession holders who opt for the change will be subject to calculation by Anatel of the difference between the revenues that they will receive under the new model and those they would have earned if the concession was maintained.



Free Headlines in your E-mail

Every day we send out a free e-mail with the most important headlines of the last 24 hours.

Subscribe now

Categories: Fixed
Companies: Anatel / Embratel / Oi / Sercomtel / Vivo
Countries: Brazil
::: add a comment

Add comment

We welcome comments that add value to the discussion. We attempt to block comments that use offensive language or appear to be spam, and our editors frequently review the comments to ensure they are appropriate. If you see a comment that you believe is inappropriate to the discussion, you can bring it to our attention by using the report abuse links. As the comments are written and submitted by visitors of the Telecompaper website, they in no way represent the opinion of Telecompaper.


Related

Brazilian president signs new Telecommunications Law

Published 07 Oct 2019 12:55 CET | Brazil
Brazil's President, Jair Bolsonaro, has signed the bill amending the General Telecommunications Law, approved last month by the ...

Brazilian Senate approves new Telecommunications Law

Published 13 Sep 2019 15:12 CET | Brazil
Brazil's Senate has unanimously approved the Complementary Law Project 79, which establishes the new regulatory framework for the ...

Brazil plans changes to cable TV, media ownership law – report

Published 07 Aug 2019 14:38 CET | Brazil
The Brazilian government is planning to change the cable TV law to allow pay-TV operators to own TV channels and content ...





Calendar   /   Industry Events

17 Oct Elisa Q3 2019
17 Oct Ericsson Q3 2019, Investors day
17 Oct Telia Q3 2019
17 Oct Central European Media Q3 2019
17 Oct Tele2 Q3 2019
18 Oct Digi Q3 2019
21 Oct Logitech fiscal Q2
21 Oct Brand Marketing and Digital Summit
22 Oct DNA Q3 2019
22 Oct Grameenphone Q3 2019
22 Oct Calix Q3 2019
22 Oct Snap Q3 2019
22 Oct MWC Los Angeles 2019
23 Oct AT&T Q3 2019
23 Oct Rogers Communications Q3 2019
23 Oct Telenor Q3 2019
23 Oct Microsoft fiscal Q1
23 Oct Millicom Q3 2019
23 Oct Netgear Q3 2019
23 Oct Annual Customer Service Summit
24 Oct Nokia Q3 2019
24 Oct Comcast Q3 2019
24 Oct Juniper Networks Q3 2019
24 Oct Maxlinear Q3 2019
24 Oct Verisign Q3 2019
24 Oct STMicroelectronics Q3 2019
24 Oct HKBN fiscal FY
24 Oct Nordic Entertainment Q3 2019
24 Oct Amazon Q3 2019
24 Oct Televisa Q3 2019
::: More Calendar Items