Presentation on theme: "Outline of Presentation Institutional Arrangements NTA Internet Services Policy & regulation Current status of.mh Future Plans Questions &"— Presentation transcript:
Outline of Presentation Institutional Arrangements NTA Internet Services Policy & regulation Current status of.mh Future Plans Questions & answers
Institutional Arrangements Institutional Arrangements Internet Service Provider Marshall Islands National Telecommunications Authority (MINTA) Policy & Regulatory Ministry of Transportation & Communications Designation responsibility with Cabinet
Internet Service Provision Internet Service Provision NTA Network Sole provider Currently NTA has a total of 3Mbps downlink and 2Mbps uplink to the Internet Current dialup customer base is around 1200 with roughly 30 broadband links to corporate and government offices. Software & Hardware Mail servers running on Solaris 10 Cisco routers, switches, and access servers running on network core.
Policy & Regulation Policy & Regulation Cabinet Policy making responsibilityPolicy making responsibility DesignationDesignation Ministry of Transportation and Communications Limited to radio communicationsLimited to radio communications Designated an external entity to provide registration and administration of.mh Re-designation decision taken to.mh to local entity Status of.mh
Future Plans Future Plans Infrastructure development Backbone – high capacity fiber systems and digitization coaxial systemsBackbone – high capacity fiber systems and digitization coaxial systems Customer access network -Wifi hot spot deployment throughout the islandCustomer access network -Wifi hot spot deployment throughout the island Ministry to be accorded full policy responsibility including domain administration and registration National Telecommunications Policy New legislation to be promulgated later this year