and do not represent the views of ANACOM
, ANATEL, the Phoenix Center,
(2009): "Mercados de Fornecimento Grossista de Acesso (fisico) a Infraestructura de Rede num Local Fixo e de Fornecimento Grossista de Acesso em Banda Larga: Definicao dos mercados do produto e mercados geogrAficos, avaliacoes de PMS e imposicao, manutencao, alteracao ou supressao de obrigacoes regulamentares", Janeiro.
While by the end of 2009 more than one million homes were passed with fibre, there were still only 30,000 FTTH clients according to ANACOM (or 41,500 according the Portuguese government), up 50% from the previous quarter.
Duct access had previously been only imposed on the incumbent fixed telecommunications operator Portugal Telecom, as part of its regulation by ANACOM as an operator with significant market power and being the concessionary of public telecommunications services.
According to industry regulator ANACOM, Portugal's electronic communications services market generated income of [euro]7,494.
By the end of March 2006, ANACOM reported that 25 public telecommunications network operators were authorised to offer services in Portugal; of that number, 22 were registered as being fixed telecommunications service providers.
proposes to impose this obligation for traditional ways of interconnection but not for IP interconnection.