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Colombia's regulatory sandbox: CRC expects to have the first three test environments ready by year-end

These are three projects in the field of rural coverage, quality measurement and mobile fixed convergent contracting, the result of CRC’s (Communications Regulation Commission) exercise with the sandbox. Nicolás Silva Cortés, entity commissioner, pointed out during the 8th Congress of Digital Transformation that the accompaniment of the process with the agents involved, the previous activities or discussions and the evaluation, formulation and initiation phases are key points.

The official remembered the four pillars of CRC's actions, since the beginning of the current administration in 2019: analysis of the regulatory impact; have its own regulatory agenda updated annually; analysis of the data that is supplied by the regulated to increase the efficiency of the regulatory framework; and regulatory simplification, in order to eliminate obsolete standards.

Lastly, he highlighted the need for the CRC to strengthen human personnel in the face of digital transformation.

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