The Agency for Electronic Communications and Postal Services (hereinafter referred to as "EKIP") started its work on 8 March 2001, as an independent national regulatory authority for electronic communications and postal services. The basic principles that the EKIP has applied in the activities related to sector regulation, have been to ensure a certain and predictable business environment for the operation of undertakings and for their significant investments; to create conditions for the implementation and development of new technologies in the whole territory of Montenegro, with the promotion of rational utilization of limited resources (radio-frequencies and numbering/addresses); to promote competition and prevent the distortion of market competition among operators; to resolve disputes between operators, and to constantly improve the protection of users' interests.
Managing bodies of the Agency under the Law on Electronic Communications are the Council of the Agency and the Executive Director of the Agency. The Agency's Council has the President and four Members. The Agency has 69 employees, including the President, Council Members and the Executive Director.
International Conference: "Regulatory activity in electronic communications sector“
The Agency for Electronic Communications and Postal Services of Montenegro (EKIP) and the International Telecommunication Union (ITU) organize the International Conference "Regulatory activity in electronic communications sector", the twelfth in a row, again within the Festival of ICT achievements - INFOFEST 2014. The Conference will take place in Budva, Montenegro, between 29 and 30 September 2014.
This year's conference should provide the stakeholders with the opportunity of a high-level dialog on the strategies and policies directed to the development of broadband access in the Region through the discussions about challenges and opportunities that are offered via high-speed networks and services provided over modern infrastructure.
The Conference, which will be focused on the mobile broadband ubiquity, will particularly deal with the following issues:
Towards Smart Regulation and Policy Fostering
Growth of Mobile Broadband Ubiquity,
Technologies – Trends, Disruptive Innovations,
Challenges and Opportunities,
Market and Consumer Needs and Preferences,
Consumer Protection Challenges in Mobile
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