SUBTEL changes antenna law to ease infrastructure rollout ahead of 5G
Chile’s Telecom Undersecretary aims to reduce approval time by 30% while preparing for spectrum auction
Last month, Chile’s telecom regulator SUBTEL sanctioned a critical regulatory update to drive infrastructure development by reducing permit approval time by 30%. Further, the regulator is finalising the details of the upcoming 5G auction while leading a few initiatives to guarantee connectivity during the COVID-19 pandemic. TowerXchange has spoken with SUBTEL’s Undersecretary Pamela Gidi to find out more about the impact of the new order, discuss 5G plans and hear how Chile’s telecom sector is responding to the current crisis.
TowerXchange: Could you please present SUBTEL to our readers?
Pamela Gidi, Undersecretary of Telecommunications, SUBTEL, Government of Chile:
La Subsecretaría de Telecomunicaciones (SUBTEL) is an organisation that falls under the Chilean Ministry of Transportation and Telecommunications.