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Bolivia
Bolivia
Regulator responsible for... 2001
Is the Regulatory Authority responsible for broadcasting? Yes
Entity responsible:
n/a
Is the Regulatory Authority responsible for information technology (e.g, computer and network hardware)? n/a
Entity responsible:
n/a
Is the Regulatory Authority responsible for broadcasting and Internet content? n/a
Entity responsible:
n/a
Institutional details 2001
Name of Authority
n/a
Year created n/a
Legal document that created the authority
n/a
Reports to
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?
n/a
Who approves the budget of the Regulator?
n/a
Indicate the percentage of budget financed from each source:
Structure of the Regulator 2001
Name of the Head of the Regulatory Authority:
n/a (n/a)
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?
The President of the Republic, from a short list put forward by the National Senate.
Period of appointment (years): 5
Total number of staff in the Regulatory Authority: 82
Regulatory Functions 2001
n/a Licensing
Op Interconnection rates
R Price Regulation
R Technical standards settings
R Radio frequency allocation
n/a Spectrum monitoring and enforcement
R Numbering
NR Type approval
R Service quality monitoring
R Universal Service
n/a Quality of service standards
n/a Enforcement of quality of service obligations
Key: M - Sector Ministry
R - Regulatory Authority
Om - Other Ministry or Government body
Op - Operator
O - Other
NR - Not regulated
Recent Legislation 2001
YearLegislation
2000 Decreto Supremo 25950
Defines actions not permitted and establishes penalties.
2000 Decreto Supremo 26005
Approves the Liberalization Plan, which sets out: the policy on open, fair competition in the telecommunication sector; the policy on tariffs; the policy on concessions and licences; the policy on end-user access to long-distance carriers; the policy on international accounting rates; and the policy on universal service and access.
2000 Decreto Supremo 26011
Lays down principles with respect to: interconnection; mandatory interconnection requirements; the basic provision of interconnection; interconnection requests; interconnection agreements; and interconnection charges.
1998 Reglamento para los Servicios Móviles Satelitales
Approved by Ministerial Resolution No. 57/98.
1997 Decreto supremo No. 24778
Amends several sections of the Telecommunication Act Regulations.
1997 Decreto Supremo No.24505
Within the sphere of competence of the Superintendencia General and the sectoral Superintendencias of the Sectoral Regulatory System (SIRESE), sets standards for procedures relating to public hearings, infringements and penalties, as well as administrative resources.
1995 Decreto Supremo No. 24132
Endorses the regulations under Law No. 1632, the Telecommunications Law, and enters into force as from the date of appointment of the Superintendente de Telecomunicaciones (24 November 1995).
1995 Ley No. 1632 - Ley de Telecomunicaciones
With the purpose of establishing standards for the regulation of public services and telecommunication activities.
1994 Decreto Supremo No. 24504
With the purpose of establishing regulations under the Law on the Sectoral Regulatory System (SIRESE Law).
1994 Ley No. 1600
Establishes the Sectoral Regulatory System (SIRESE) for the purpose of regulating, monitoring and supervising those activities of the telecommunication, electricity, hydrocarbon, transport, water and other sectors that have been incorporated into the system by legislation. Establishes the Superintendencia General and the sectoral Superintendencias.

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