Welcome to the Portal of the Inter-American Telecommunication Commission (CITEL)
CITEL is the telecommunications/ICT advisory body of Organization of American States. It was established by the OAS General Assembly in 1994, with the mission to promote the sustainable development of telecommunications/ICT in the Hemisphere.
Our origins go back to May 1923, created as the Inter-American Electrical Communication Commission during the Fifth International American Conference.
Membership comprises all OAS Member States and more than 100 Associate Members from the telecommunications, Internet, electronic media industry and others.
“To facilitate and promote the integral and sustainable development of interoperable, innovative and reliable telecommunications/ICT in the Americas, under the principles of universality, equity and affordability."