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Madagascar: The telecommunications evolve

After 9 years of waiting, the implementing Decree of Act 2005-023 of 2005 is now in rigour. According to the explanations of Neypatraiky Rakotomamonjy Minister of Telecommunications and New Technologies, this Act consists of 3 major changes.
Firstly, the complete liberalisation of telecommunications in Madasgascar is required, for the benefit of its inhabitants.
 The trial will now be transformed. In the past, the acquisition of operating cost 615 400 euros. From now on, operators will have to pay 5 million euros, which the State will collect", said the Minister.
The rules will be stricter, but leaving the operators to enjoy the new technology. "We have never dismissed 3G offers even if it is on the market. Thanks to the initiative of the State to introduce new technologies, operators may put forward the 4G’, he continued. 
To protect the atmosphere and public health, the State also required on the sharing among the operators, to reduce the number of towers that they must establish, and also the cost.

 "The need to seek other operators will be identified by the ARTEC and the minimum cost of the charge will be 40 million euro and (telecommunications regulatory authority)", also added the Minister, as reported by the Midi Madagaskarika newspaper. 

Sao Misarika Razafi

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