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Introduction

The efforts of Colombia's ICT ministry and the CRC are gradually having a beneficial effect on the country’s broadband market, thanks to the Vive Digital program. The country is one of the few globally to have issued regulation on TV white spaces.

Highlights

  • MinTic has proposed a law to unify CRC and ANTV.
  • The CRC has set a new regulatory agenda.
  • MinTIC has increased the operators' spectrum caps.

Features and Benefits

  • Outlines the regulatory framework for telecoms in Colombia.
  • Offers an overview of spectrum policy, auctions, and licensing.

Key questions answered

  • What remedies are imposed at the retail and wholesale levels for fixed and mobile services in Colombia?
  • What are the current telecoms regulations and policies in Colombia?

Table of contents

Summary

  • In brief
  • Ovum view

Regulatory framework

  • National regulatory authority
  • Key legislation and regulation
  • Current status of market analysis

Spectrum

  • Spectrum policy
  • Wireless licensing

Wholesale fixed regulation

  • Services subject to regulation
  • Voice interconnection
  • Wholesale access
  • Wholesale broadband services

Wholesale mobile regulation

  • Services subject to regulation
  • Mobile termination charges
  • Roaming obligations
  • MVNO access

Other services subject to regulation

  • The retail market
  • The regulation of bundles
  • Quality of service
  • Advertising of broadband speeds
  • Terminating and switching out of contracts
  • VoIP
  • Regulatory position on OTTs
  • Regulatory position on IoT/M2M
  • Numbering policy
  • Data protection regulation

Universal service

  • Universal service provider
  • Universal service fund
  • Universal service obligation for broadband

Appendix

  • Methodology
  • Author