Press Release


Dili, 01.07.2022 – Autoridade Nacional de Communicações (ANC) intends to introduce the Guidelines on the Permitting of Cross-border Cable Telecommunications Networks to deal with the authorization of cross-border terrestrial and submarine cable installation and operation pursuant to Section 5 and Section 19 of Decree-Law No. 15/2012 of 28 March 2012 on the Regulation of the Telecommunications Sector and the ANC Guidelines on Registration.


Consequently, the ANC has issued the Draft ANC Guidelines on the Permitting of Cross-border Cable Telecommunications Network  for public consultation.


The aim of this public consultation is to allow ANC to acquire and consider the representations of the stakeholders of the telecommunications sector and such other persons with an interest in the subject matter of this draft regulatory measure.


Interested persons are hereby invited to submit written representations of their views on the Draft ANC Guidelines.


This public consultation begins on 1 July 2022 and ends on 9 August 2022. Please ensure all responses reach the ANC by 9 August 2022.


To submit a response, please send it to:


ANC – Consultation
Ground Floor, Telecom Building
Avenida Xavier do Amaral No.8, Dili


The ANC looks forward to receiving valuable inputs in this important matter.