The Commission's Market and Competition Unit is responsible for the management of the Commissions efforts to create a soundly functioning telecommunications service provider market in the Solomon Islands through effective liberalisation and, where necessary, regulation of the market. The Unit's function covers three broad areas: 

  1. Market Intelligence
  2. Market Regulation
  3. Collection of data

Rationale

The statistical information on the Solomon Islands telecommunications market and benchmark data from other countries is collected and analysed by the Market Intelligent & Competition Unit (MIC). The MIC Unit informs stakeholders of the development of competition in the Solomon Islands Telecommunication market by means of research through its quarterly and annual key data report.

Additional data from consultations and also in the form of end-user surveys provides an insight into the use of electronic communications and postal services by both businesses and consumers in Solomon Islands.

Additionally, information on the Solomon Islands telecommunications market is provided to external organizations for the purposes of benchmarking Solomon Islands against other countries. The main organizations to which TCSI provides data are outlined below. 

 ITU

 SPC

 Central Bank of Solomon Islands

 World Bank

 AAPT

 PITA

 Solomon Islands Chamber of Commerce and Industry

 Commonwealth of Nations