Role

The Telecommunications Radiocommunications and Broadcasting Regulator (TRBR) is a statutory body operating independently from the government. The body has the General Powers and Functions to regulate telecommunications, radiocommunications and broadcastin services in Vanuatu as provided in the Telecommunications, Radiocommunications and Broadcasting Regulations Act 30 2009 as amended by Amendment 22 2018. The Regulator reports to and advises the Minister responsible for telecommunications and broadcasting as to policy and making of regulations and any other matter as requested by the Minister.

TRBR has to ensure that the Act is implemented, facilitated and enforced. The Act gives power to the Regulator to facilitate the development of the telecommunications and broadcasting sector and manage radio-frequency spectrum in order to promote national, social and economic development.