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Nicaragua
Nicaragua
Institutional details 2013
Name of Authority
Instituto Nicaragüense de Telecomunicaciones y Correos (TELCOR)
Year created n/a
Legal document that created the authority
Decreto No. 1053, Ley Orgánica de TELCOR
Reports to Report to Government (or Prime Minister)
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:
Structure of the Regulator 2013
Name of the Head of the Regulatory Authority:
Lic. Orlando Castillo Castillo (Presidente Ejecutivo)
Is it a collegial body? No
Total number of members n/a
Is the Head of the commission also responsible for day to day administrative matters? n/a
Who appoints the Members/Head?
Period of appointment (years): n/a
Total number of staff in the Regulatory Authority: n/a
Regulatory Functions 2013
R Licensing
Op 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
Op Broadcasting content
Om R Information technology
Se promueve a través del FITEL
Op Internet content
Key: M - Sector Ministry
R - Regulatory Authority
Om - Other Ministry or Government body
Op - Operator
O - Other
NR - Not regulated
Recent Legislation 2013
YearLegislation
2005 Decreto Ejecutivo No. 136-2004
Approves sectoral policy and approaches for opening-up of the telecommunication market through a document annexed to the decree. The decree entered into force on 4 January 2005.
2005 Decreto No. 131-2004
Reforms to Decree No. 19-96 “Regulations issued under Act No. 200”. This decree entered into force on 4 January 2005.
2005 Reglamento de Reclamos De Usuarios y Operadores
In force since 7 January 2005. Regulations issued through Administrative Agreement No. 002-2005, which repealed the previous regulations issued through Administrative Agreement No. 09-97. The regulations have been the subject of an appeal for review and administrative appeal for reversal by the operator ENITEL.
2005 Reglamento de Títulos Habilitantes
In force since January 2005. Regulations issued through Administrative Agreement No. 006-2005. Have been the subject of an appeal for review and administrative appeal for reversal by the operator ENITEL.
2005 Reglamento General de Interconexión y Acceso
In force since 7 January 2005. Regulations issued through Administrative Agreement No. 004-2005, which repealed the previous regulations issued in 1999. The regulations have been the subject of an appeal for review and administrative appeal for reversal by the operator ENITEL.
2005 Reglamento General de Tarifas
In force since January 2005. Regulations issued through Administrative Agreement No. 003-2005. Have been the subject of an appeal for review and administrative appeal for reversal by the operator ENITEL.
2005 Reglamento General del Servicio Telefónico Básico Local, de Larga Distancia Nacional (LDN) y de Larga Distancia Internacional (LDI)
In force since January 2005. Regulations issued through Administrative Agreement No. 005-2005. Have been the subject of an appeal for review and administrative appeal for reversal by the operator ENITEL.
2004 Cuadro de Atribución Nacional de Frecuencias de Nicaragua
Acuerdo Administrativo No. 042-2004
2004 Plan Nacional de Transmisión Telefónica
2004 Reglamento de Administración y Funcionamiento del Fondo de Inversiones en Telecomunicaciones
En proceso de revisión

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