8th meeting of the Advisory Council

The Advisory Council of ANACOM, presided over by its chairman Álvaro Dâmaso, has met for the eighth time.

The agenda for the meeting, held on 4 December 2006, included two points: 1. Opinion on the proposed residential fixed-line telephone tariff within the scope of the Universal Service; and 2. The situation and evolution of the electronic communications market.

With respect to the first point on the agenda, the representative of PT Comunicações communicated the intention to submit a new tariff proposal to ANACOM; accordingly no vote was taken on the draft opinion that had been prepared by specialist commission.

The meeting also saw a presentation by the Chairman of ANACOM's Board of Directors on the situation and evolution of the national the electronic communications market.