For the first quarter of 2021, the sector is experiencing a positive evolution, thanks in particular to the growth of the subscriber base. The Internet customer base is growing by 16% to reach 30.6 million subscribers, with a penetration rate of 85%. This positive trend is most clearly seen in the broadband customer base.
The Board of Directors of the National Telecommunications Regulatory Agency (ANRT) was held in Rabat on June 23, 2021.
From June 2021, it will be possible to use the latest evolution of the Wi-Fi standard, which offers much higher speeds than those currently offered. More precisely, the WiFi 6E will allow a 40% increase in speed compared to its predecessor and this through an additional spectrum for these new uses.
A new section has been created on the ANRT website. This is the "Open data" section, accessible from the home page. This section reflects and reinforces the spirit of transparency regarding the sharing of data produced by ANRT.
Pursuant to the ANRT/DG/N°05/11 Decision, the three global ERPTs are required to carry out controls on billing in order to ensure tariff transparency and billing accuracy of their telecommunications services. In this context, and in application of its prerogatives, the ANRT ensures compliance with this provision.
The ANRT's internal unit in charge of the right of access to information has drawn up a report on the right of access to information. This committee has so far processed eight requests received through the platform Chafafiya. These requests relate in particular to administrative procedures managed by the ANRT.
The ANRT organized, in partnership with the World Bank and the International Finance Corporation, a workshop on "the mutualization and development of very high broadband infrastructure in Morocco".
The National Administration Platform : www.idarati.ma is launched. This new platform aims to simplify administrative processes and procedures for citizens and companies.
The Agency organized, on April 06, 2021, the annual meeting on .ma domain names. This meeting, co-organized with the General Directorate for Information Systems Security (DGSSI), was co-hosted by experts from ICANN, the Council of European National Top-Level Domain Registries, the DGSSI and the ANRT.
The ANRT has published the annual observatory on .ma domain names, including indicators relating to the resilience of these domain names. In 2020, the .ma domain had 93,506 registered domain names, showing a growth rate of 19.4% compared to 2019. The average renewal rate of .ma domain names is 81%.