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Telecoms Series | Telecom Infrastructure - Priority Investments

The Brazilian Ministry of Communications (“MCOM”), through Ordinance No. 502, dated September 1, 2020 (“Ordinance”; Portaria in Portuguese), established the procedures for the approval and monitoring of priority investment projects in the telecommunications sector,...

Telecoms Series | Telecom Stations Licensing

In order to simplify and harmonize the procedures related to the registration and licensing of telecommunications stations, the National Telecommunications Agency (“ANATEL”), the telecommunications regulatory body in Brazil, approved, by means of Resolution No. 719, dated...

An interview with Azevedo Sette Advogados discussing digital transformation in Brazil - Lexology

Lexology GTDT Market Intelligence provides a unique perspective on evolving legal and regulatory landscapes. This interview is taken from the Digital Transformation volume discussing various topics, including a look at the main laws and regulations, the impact of cybersecurity...

Telecoms Series | IoT – Recent Developments

In Brazil, Decree No. 9854, dated June 25, 2019 (“Decree”), instituted the National Plan of Internet of Things (“IoT”) to implement and develop IoT in the country, based on free competition and free movement of data, provided in compliance with the guidelines of...

Telecom Series | Public Emergency Services

The Public Emergency Service (“SPE”) made available in Brazil has its legal basis in Resolution No. 357, dated March 15, 2004, of the National Telecommunications Agency (“ANATEL”). This Resolution, which approved the so-called Regulation on the Conditions of Access and...

Telecom Series | MVNOs Regulation

According to Law No. 9,472/1997 (General Telecommunications Law - “LGT”), the regulatory body responsible for organizing the exploitation of telecommunications services in Brazil is the National Telecommunications Agency (“ANATEL”)....

Nomination and approval of Data Protection Authority’s Directors nominees

The five members of the Brazilian Data Protection Authority’s board of directors were nominated on October 15th by the President Jair Bolsonaro. The nominees are (i) Waldemar Gonçalves Ortunho Junior, nominated to be the President-Director of the Counsel, with a six-year...

Telecommunications Equipment Security Certification and Homologation

In order to guarantee the acquisition and use of efficient and reliable telecommunications equipment for consumers, such products must respect quality and safety standards and regulations on technical features, through the Certification and Homologation of such equipment - and...
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