The legal and regulatory environment for MNOs and towercos in Peru
Useful insights on the current state of telecom and tower regulation and what could change
José Miguel Porto is an expert in the telecom arena thanks to its sixteen years of activity within NII Holdings in Peru and in the United States. In this interview, he shares with TowerXchange some priceless insights into the current regulatory framework and how it could change in the imminent future, with new laws concerning environmental limitations, rural enablers as well as possible further taxations all pending approval. Furthermore, he analyses Law N. 29022 and its applicability to both MNOs and towercos, which has considerably sped up the permitting process across Peru. Lastly, Porto discloses his views with regards to the creation of Telxius and its impact on the Peruvian tower market and discusses the rationale behind tower sales from the operator’s perspective.