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Honduras
Honduras
Institutional details 2014
Name of Authority
n/a
Year created n/a
Legal document that created the authority
Reports to Report to President/Head of State & Annual report to the Sector Ministry & Report to other Ministry
Does the Regulatory Authority also regulate other public utilities (e.g. electricity, gas, etc.)?
n/a
Is the Regulatory Authority autonomous in its decision making?
Yes
Who approves the budget of the Regulator?
n/a
Indicate the percentage of budget financed from each source:
Government appropriation; ; percentage: 100 %
Structure of the Regulator 2014
Name of the Head of the Regulatory Authority:
Ricardo Cardona (Comisionado Presidente de CONATEL)
Is it a collegial body? Yes
Total number of members n/a
Is the Head of the commission also responsible for day to day administrative matters? Yes
Who appoints the Members/Head?
Period of appointment (years): n/a
Total number of staff in the Regulatory Authority: 183
Regulatory Functions 2014
R Licensing
R Interconnection rates
R Price Regulation
R Technical standards settings
R Radio frequency allocation
R Spectrum monitoring and enforcement
R Numbering
R Type approval
R Service quality monitoring
R Universal Service
R Quality of service standards
R Enforcement of quality of service obligations
R Broadcasting
Om Broadcasting content
R Information technology
NR Internet content
Key: M - Sector Ministry
R - Regulatory Authority
Om - Other Ministry or Government body
Op - Operator
O - Other
NR - Not regulated
Recent Legislation 2014
YearLegislation
1997 Reglamento General de la Ley
Through Agreement No. 89/97. Stipulates the regulations.
1995 Ley Marco del Sector de Telecomunicaciones
Separates regulatory from operational functions. Established the ComisiĆ³n Nacional de Telecomunicaciones (CONATEL) as the regulatory body for the sector. Also restructures the state operator (HONDUTEL) to permit private investment.

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