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Smart Nation Department

Role

The Smart Nation Department which is under the authority of the Minister of State, is responsible for:

  • In coordination with the business departments, and through them, with public service concession holders, developing services relating to the "smart city", and, more generally, the "smart country", for users of the said departments
  • Being a source of new ideas for user services, with the development of innovations and experimentation as concerns the "smart city" and, more generally, the "smart country"
  • Planning, allocating and managing all the Principality's resources relating to the electronic communications sector (frequencies, numbering, ".mc", satellite positions, public highways, etc.)
  • Defining the rules and possible limitations of the use of electronic communications networks and services in application of the laws and regulations and environmental and public health issues, certifying electronic communications equipment, playing a consultative role and making proposals with regard to issues of urban planning and national security
  • Establishing and maintaining relations with foreign administrations and bodies that specialise in the field of electronic communications, as well as with foreign public and private operators 
  • Drawing up, publishing by ministerial order and implementing rules concerning the allocation, registration, management and maintenance of the Principality's resources relating to the electronic communications sector with reference to Article 20 of amended Act No. 1.383 of 2 August 2011, as referred to above
  • Managing concessions and activities in the digital field, consisting of:
    • Authorising and monitoring the activities of operators in the Principality and, in general, processing all requests from public and private operators and consumers and their associations relating to the electronic communications sector
    • Exercising the State's prerogatives of control and sanction with regard to the application of contracts and the specifications of concessions 
  • Promoting the development of the electronic communications sector in the Principality, in particular by supporting the international development of existing players, facilitating the establishment of new players in non-monopoly sectors, by taking initiative and leading the development of specific innovation programmes

Official Directory

Legal References

Sovereign Ordinance no. 7.013 of 20 July 2018 establishing the Smart Nation Department

Contact details

Direction du Développement des Usages Numériques

Opening hours : from 9h30 to 17h00 from monday to friday

Phone Number : (+377) 98 98 88 00

Fax Number : (+377) 97 98 56 57

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Direction du Développement des Usages Numériques

Stade Louis II - Entrée C
19, avenue des Castelans

Opening hours : from 9h30 to 17h00 from monday to friday

Phone Number : (+377) 98 98 88 00

Fax Number : (+377) 97 98 56 57

Send us an email
http://en.gouv.mc/Government-Institutions/The-Government/The-Ministry-of-State/General-Secretariat-of-the-Government/Smart-Nation-Department