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Regulators and Key Policy Stakeholders

Ministry of Post and Telecommunications

Regulates telecommunications in Algeria, grants operating permits and provides guidelines to producers, manages the radio frequency spectrum and ensures fair competition

Ministry of Commerce

Responsible for institutional and regulatory framework relating to trade

Ministry of the Interior and Local Government

Responsible for the territorial administration of Algeria, including maintaining security and encouraging local development

Ministry of Culture

Responsible for formation and implementation of national policy in the field of culture

Economic Interest Group for Electronic Banking

Regulates the interbank electronic banking system

Scientific and Technical Information Research Centre

Undertakes research and development programs in the scientific and technical information fields

Ministry of Microenterprise, Start-ups and the Knowledge Economy

Promotes start-ups and encourages growth of the knowledge economy through investments

Regulatory Authority of Post and Electronic Communications (ARPCE)

Regulates telecommunications, grants operating permits, and ensures fair competition; department within the Ministry of Post and Telecommunications

National ICT Policies

Digital Transition Initiative

Seeks to digitize administrative forms, modernize the government internet network, and create a new digital service platform for citizens

Ousratic I and II

Encourages greater internet use by providing loans to families and businesses to purchase computers and software

The Action Plan of 2015-2019

Seeks to modernize, adapt and generalize telecommunications infrastructures to promote ICT use and increase integration towards a knowledge-based economy

e-Algérie 2013

Broad e-government strategy laying out Algerian capabilities and goals for modernizing ICT use

Digital Economy regulations

E-Commerce Laws

Regulates e-commerce, particularly regarding electronic payment mechanisms and advertising online

Expands regulation on e-signatures and electronic certification

Cyber Security Laws

Sets safety rules for activities on sensitive equipment

Online Content Laws

Defines conditions for setting up and operating of Internet services

Data Privacy Laws

Extends protection on personal data and modifies law on consumer protection and fraud prevention

Regulates telecommunications by incorporating protection of personal data and ending monopoly of Algérie Télécom

Establishes penalties for ICT infractions, particularly regarding improper use of data