18 Pages Posted: 16 Oct 2010
Date Written: September 2010
The telecommunications system went through a huge transformation during the 1990’s going from a constitutional based state monopoly to a private competitive structure, which required the creation of an independent regulatory body, ANATEL. This essay analyzes the consequences of this transformation as well as the application of the essential facilities doctrine in Brazil.
Keywords: Essential Facilities, Telecommunications, Brazil, Infrastructure, Natural Monopoly, Regulation, Competition
Suggested Citation: Suggested Citation
Batista de Moura Ziebarth, José Antonio and Pinto, Gabriel Nascimento, Essential Facility Doctrine in Brazilian Telecommunications Sector (September 2010). Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=1692825 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.1692825