Madagascar, Comoros to cooperate on telecoms regulations

24 Mar 2016

Madagascar’s Agency for Regulation of Technology and Telecommunication (ARTEC, formerly OMERT) and Comorian telecoms watchdog the National Authority of Regulation for ICT (ANRTIC) have signed a memorandum to promote cooperation in the field of telecommunications regulations, reports L’Express de Madagascar. ‘This cooperation is to share visions and trends in the field of telecommunications regulation on topical themes such as interconnection, unbundling, universal service, the management of scarce resources, the introduction of new technologies, compliance with a healthy and fair competition,’ commented ARTEC CEO Longin Rakotoarivelo. A permanent working group is expected to be established to monitor the implementation of commitments made under the agreement.