The National Council of Economic and Social Policy has issued Document 3,145, which sets out guidelines for the future policies and activities of the National Telecommunications Company (Telecom), taking into account its current financial and economic situation.
With the issuance of Decree 575 the government has entered the final stage of establishing a Personal Communication Services network. The process will be completed with the issuance of rules for participating in the concession bidding process.
Including: Restrictions on Foreign Ownership; Licences, Authorizations and Concessions; Licence and Concession Fees; New Telecommunications Services; Recent Developments
Two important changes have occurred in the telecommunications industry this year. First, the Personal Communications System Law was enacted. Second, BellSouth announced its acquisition of 50.35% capital in Celumovil, one of Colombia's largest cellular telephone companies.