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Legislation

The telecommunications sector in the ECTEL Member States is currently governed by the relevant Telecommunications Act and a suite of accompanying Regulations. The Telecommunications Act in the Member states is enacted to provide for the regulation of telecommunications, to establish the National Telecommunications Authority Commission, and for the related or incidental matters relevant to the sector.

Regulations are the written instruments containing rules that have the force of the law. There are various Regulations established across the ECTEL Member States that are enacted to further monitor and enforce the provisions in the Telecommunications Act.

What's Happening
ECTEL to hold important engagements in the Federation of St. Kitts and Nevis
Castries, Saint Lucia –  November 07 2016: The Eastern Caribbean Telecommunications Authority-ECTEL, will hold two important engagements in the Federation of St. Kitts and...
ECTEL moving ahead with Net Neutrality policy
Castries, Saint Lucia –  November 07 2016: The Eastern Caribbean Telecommunications Authority-ECTEL, is moving ahead with plans for new legislation which will guarantee the...
ECTEL’s Responses to the Consultations on the Draft EC Bill and Associated Draft Legislation
During the period October 1st 2015 to October 2016, the Eastern Caribbean Telecommunications Authority (ECTEL) engaged in a process of consultation with industry and other...
ECTEL for OOCUR Conference in Jamaica
Castries, Saint Lucia –  22nd October 2016: The Eastern Caribbean Telecommunications Authority ECTEL, is being represented at the 14th Annual Conference of the Organisation...
ECTEL Telecommunications Ministers Approve New Legislation
Castries, Saint Lucia – 17th October 2016. The Council of Ministers of the Eastern Caribbean Telecommunications Authority (ECTEL) concluded its thirty-fourth regular meeting...
ECTEL study reveals impact of broadband on economic growth in Member States
Castries, Saint Lucia, September 26th, 2016– A study on “The Impact of Broadband on Economic Growth in ECTEL Member States” indicates that an increase in the broadband...
ECTEL media clinic moves to Saint Lucia
Castries, Saint Lucia, September 7th, 2016-The second in the series of ECTEL media clinics for Member States moves to Saint Lucia later this week. The theme of the clinic which...
New Council Member for ECTEL
Castries, Saint Lucia. August 8, 2016– Minster for Economic Development, Housing Urban Renewal, Transport and Civil Aviation Hon. Guy Joseph, is the new representative for...