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Telecoms Infrastructure II

Access to broadband for the use of Internet is fundamental for the improvement of the current digital society, being the cause and consequence of the countries social and economic development. However, peripheral locations and rural regions are subject to conditions that hinder...

Telecoms Infrastructure I

The interconnection of users with the global network, over long distances, occurs through transport and access networks, which have the general function of transferring and providing access to information, voice and video through services provided by operators of...

Telecoms Series | Satellites regulations

Communication satellites are artificial bodies that relay signals between distant points on Earth, being an important mean for the provision of several communications services. In Brazil, its primary function is currently related to the expansion of broadband in the national...

Telecoms Series | Spectrum regulation

The radio-frequency spectrum is understood as a public good, of limited enjoyment, administered by the Brazilian National Telecommunications Agency - ANATEL, corresponding to the electromagnetic spectrum, whose electromagnetic waves propagate in space without an artificial...

VOD (Video-On-Demand) regulations

From the perspective of the entertainment industry, the expressive technological and communication changes of the last decades have increased the frontiers of expansion of the audiovisual sector, creating different formats of access to content and giving the user more power to...

VAS - Value-Added Services in the Telecommunications Sector

Technological innovations in the telecommunications sector have faced, in the past, difficulties in reaching end consumers effectively, due to the lack of adequate business models for the provision of convergent services. The expansion and success of telecommunications,...

Cross-ownership between telecom operators and broadcasters/programmers: A controversy needing a solution

“Cross-ownership" is understood as the control and concentration of several media channels by the same company or group of companies. Although its restriction is based on a noble value of protection of competition and competitiveness - since the simultaneous holding, by the...

Shareholding control in the telecommunications sector: Concept – Cross-Ownerships

After the drafting of the Constitutional Amendment No. 8/1995 to the Brazilian Federal Constitution, it was crystallized the break of the monopoly that reserved the exploitation of telecommunications services for companies under state shareholding control, allowing the...
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