11 Jul DR Congo: Vsat operators and ISPs have until 14 July to identify themselves
Initiated on February 6, 2018, the identification of operators holding Vsat, the providers of Internet access and cable television services ends on July 14, 2018. The initial deadline for this regulatory measure, set for February 28, had been postponed until mid-July to allow the various players in these sectors to comply with the law.
The identification conducted by the Ministry of Posts, Telecommunications and New Information and Communication Technologies (PT-Ntic) has two functions. The first is to enable the government to compile up-to-date and verified information on the holders of data transmission networks and the data service providers present on the national territory. The second, rid the market of illegal operators who make good business to the detriment of the Treasury.
According to the Ministry of Posts, Telecommunications and New Information and Communication Technologies (PT-Ntic), on July 14, 2018, identification offenders ” will have their establishments and services suspended, in accordance with the framework law of 16 October 2002 “.