Mexico and Honduras Sign Memorandum on Telecommunications

Mexico and Honduras, through their telecommunications organizations, signed a memorandum of understanding, which seeks to establish a framework for bilateral cooperation for the analysis and exchange of experiences on the main regulatory challenges in the Mesoamerican region.

The Federal Telecommunications Institute (IFT) and the National Telecommunications Commission (Conatel) of Honduras formalized the existing technical cooperation ties between both authorities. In a virtual protocol act held on Thursday, the bases were established for the joint development of various cooperation activities, including technological and regulatory convergence, universal access, and infrastructure sharing models.

Both nations also contemplate working on the quality of telecommunications services, verification and compliance mechanisms, spectrum management policies, cybersecurity, internet governance and, above all, the protection of the rights of users. the audiences of those countries.

During the meeting, David Matamoros Batson, Conatel’s president commissioner, and Adolfo Cuevas Teja, IFT’s president commissioner, highlighted the importance of having this bilateral cooperation framework, which will strengthen communication between both institutions to jointly analyze the main challenges faced by the that telecommunications regulators face in the Mesoamerican region.

In the meeting, Hector Lizaraga, representative of the Regional Technical Commission of Telecommunications (Comtelca) participated, who praised the willingness and commitment of both regulators to develop activities of shared interest, in a planned manner, with a view to strengthening the telecommunications sector in the region.

This agreement allows the Institute to consolidate its technical cooperation links and increase institutional capacities, while remaining a strategic interlocutor, a leader in promoting regional regulatory harmonization.

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