Mauritius offers a conducive environment for the development of the ICT sector. A number of initiatives have been taken by the Government with objective to strengthen the ICT sector. An appropriate legal and policy framework has been put in place to ensure proper regulation of this sector and to encourage the growth of this industry.
The Information and Communication Technologies Authority (ICTA) was set up under the Information and Communication Technologies Act of 2001 to regulate the ICT sector, in particular telecommunications, use of the Internet and data protection. The ICTA also grants licenses to telecommunications operators