ANNOUNCEMENT 01 Mar 2012

In March 2012, the government of Brazil announced a change in the required local operations to serve domestic customers.

NUMBER OF INTERVENTIONS

1

  • 1 harmful
  • 0 neutral
  • 0 liberalising

SOURCE



Anatel, presentation of tender for 4G telecommunications (in Portuguese): http://www.anatel.gov.br/Portal/documentos/midias_teia/1101.pdf


Inception date: 01 Mar 2012 | Removal date: open ended
Still in force

Local operations

In February 2012, Anatel (Agęncia Nacional de Telecomunicaçőes, the Brazilian national telecommunications agency) increased the local content requirement in the tender for the development of 4G telecommunications networks to 60 per cent between 2012 and 2014. The requirement is scheduled to further increase to 65 per cent in 2015 and 2016, and to 70 per cent from 2017 onwards. Part of the local content requirement (10, resp. 15 and 20 per cent) is destined for investments in Brazilian technology.

AFFECTED SECTORS