The Telecommunications Act, 2001

AN ACT for the regulation of Telecommunications in Trinidad and Tobago[Assented to 5th July, 2001]

"WHEREAS, the Government believes that in order to promote the country as the regional centre for the new information economy, it is necessary to establish a comprehensive and modern legal framework for an open telecommunications sector by permitting new providers of telecommunications services to enter the market and compete fairly:

And whereas it is appropriate that an Authority be established with transparent regulatory processes to guide the sector’s transformation from virtual monopoly, in which Telecommunications Services of Trinidad and Tobago is the principal provider of telecommunications services, to a competitive environment, to monitor and regulate the sector so transformed and, in particular, to prevent anticompetitive practices


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