Colombia: Country Regulation Overview

Date: November 22, 2010
Pages: 30
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Colombia: Country Regulation Overview
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Introduction

Unlike other South & Central American countries, the liberalization of the telecoms market in Colombia preceded privatization, and state and local government enterprises still exist. The fixed incumbent (Telecom Colombia), for example, was partially privatized only in 2006.

Features and benefits
  • This report provides a comprehensive overview of the regulatory framework and current developments in Colombia.
  • We offer an extensive overview of the (fixed and mobile) retail and wholesale obligations as well as the national digital strategy plan.
Highlights

After regulating the pricing for ducts and masts, the CRC expects that by the first half of 2011 it will have a framework for accessing infrastructure in sectors other than the telecoms sector for the provision of telecoms services.On the broadband front, the two digital strategy plans (ICT Plan and Vive Digital) should start initiatives ranging from mobile banking projects to the rollout of fiber to reach 700 municipalities.

Your key questions answered
  • What are the details of the current obligations imposed at the retail and wholesale level for fixed and mobile services in Colombia?
  • What are the recent regulatory developments in Colombia?

SUMMARY

In a nutshell
Ovum view

OVERVIEW

Fixed market overview
Broadband market overview
Multi-play: dual, triple, and quad players
Mobile market overview
National regulatory authority
Key legislation and regulation
Current status of market analysis
Liberalization process
Digital Strategies

SPECTRUM

Spectrum policy
Spectrum Management Authority
Wireless licensing
2G Licensing
2G Licenses: personal communication services
2G Licenses: consolidation of the market
Wireless broadband
The 2.5GHz band
The digital dividend and migration of the 470–512MHz band

RETAIL REGULATION

Services subject to regulation
Tariff regulation
Number portability
VoIP

WHOLESALE FIXED REGULATION

Services subject to regulation
Voice interconnection
Cost model for RIO
Interconnection regulation
Time-based interconnection
Capacity-based interconnection
Wholesale access
Local loop unbundling
Infrastructure and duct access
Wholesale broadband services

WHOLESALE MOBILE REGULATION

Services subject to regulation
Comcel SMP designation
Mobile termination charges
Mobile interconnection

COMPETITION CASES

Relevant competition cases

UNIVERSAL SERVICE

The Universal Service Fund

APPENDIX

Methodology
Further reading
Definitions
Fixed interconnection, group 1 and group 2 operators
Fixed-to-fixed retail tariffs, group 1 operators
Author
Ovum Regulatory & Policy Consulting
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