To promote open and competitive markets - Objective 1

This section of the report sets out the actions undertaken with a view to ensuring conditions of effective competition, enabling users to derive maximum benefit in terms of choice, price and quality, while promoting efficient investment and creating conditions which are conducive to innovative solutions.

In addition to various aspects of electronic communications that are described below, ICP-ANACOM engaged, in the context of postal services, in a range of preparatory work in 2009 with a view to the process of transposing Directive 2008/06/EC of 20 February, which establishes that full liberalization of the postal market shall occur no later than 31 December 2010.