Telecoms Regulation in a Quagmire

The Costa Rican Superintendent of Telecommunications has not yet approved the entry of any new operators.

Thursday, May 28, 2009

With little time to adjust to its responsibilities, the Superintendent of Telecommunications (SUTEL) has already stumbled at the doorstep over its own obstacles, as well as some placed by the government, according to the opinion of industry experts.

As noted in an article in by Daniel Shea, "'The problem is a problem with this country,' said Juan Manuel Campos, an attorney for Cyber-Regulatory Consultants, a firm specializing in the new telecommunications law. 'A transition from the old model to the new one has not been sought'.”

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