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Introduction

Brazil is one of the leading and most mature telecoms markets in Latin America. Despite the economic downturn, fixed and mobile broadband services in the country are growing at a fast pace.

Highlights

  • Anatel auctioned leftover spectrum in Lots A,B and C, in the 1800MHz, 1900MHz and 2.5GHz frequencies.
  • Anatel has initiated a review of network interconnection regulations.

Features and Benefits

  • Offers details of the relevant regulated markets and the players identified as dominant in these markets.
  • Provides a detailed understanding of the regulatory environment in Brazil.

Key questions answered

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

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

Other services subject to regulation

  • Other services subject to regulation in Brazil
  • The retail market
  • The regulation of bundles
  • Quality of service
  • Advertising of broadband speeds
  • Terminating and switching out of contracts
  • VoIP
  • Fixed number portability
  • Mobile number portability
  • Numbering policy

Universal service

  • Universal service provider
  • Universal service fund

Markets susceptible to regulation

  • Markets susceptible to regulation

Appendix

  • Methodology
  • Author

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