On May 20 - 21, the National Regulatory Agency for Electronic Communications and Information Technology (ANRCETI - www.anrceti.md) will host the next mission of the technical assistance project offered to ANRCETI by the consulting company Great Village International Consultants (GVIC) of Canada, financed by the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD).
The team of experts of GVIC company, represented by William Burnfield, project manager, and Roland Belfin, expert of the Austrian regulator, will deliver several workshops, (May 21, 22), for the Ministry of Information Technologies and Communications and ANRCETI, focused on issues of universal service implementation.
Participants to the workshops will review aspects of universal service policy promotion and regulation, EU requirements in this respect, as well as the experience of EU countries on the implementation of this service. The universal service access is the right of all residents of the country to receive a minimum set of electronic communications services of a certain quality and at affordable price, regardless of their geographical location.
The implementation of the technical assistance project “Communications Regulatory Development” is scheduled for October 2009 - October 2011. Its purpose is to provide assistance to the Agency in the implementation of the Law on Electronic Communications and the adjustment of national regulatory practices to EU norms and standards. GVIC consulting company was appointed as executor of the project by the EBRD.
The next phase of the assistance program will run from May 24 to 28, 2010.
May 19, 2010