Universal service of telecommunications - definition of excessive burden and methodology for calculating the net costs

By determination of 27 January 2011, ANACOM has given approval to the draft decisions on the definition of the concept of excessive burden and on the methodology for calculating the net costs of the universal service of telecommunications.

These drafts have been submitted to prior hearings of interested parties, pursuant to articles of 100 and 101 of the Administrative Proceeding Code, and also to the general consultation procedure, provided for under article 8 of Law no. 5/2004 of 10 February. In both cases a period of twenty working days is provided for interested parties to respond.  As such, comments should be submitted no later than 1 March 2011, and should preferably be sent by email to consulta.CLSU@anacom.ptmailto:consulta.clsu@anacom.pt. Each email may contain one or more files as long as the total size of all files does not exceed 10 megabytes and, if necessary, comments may be divided into two or more emails.

Once the consultation process is concluded, the comments received will be published on this website, whereby interested parties should clearly indicate any items considered confidential.


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