PURA Legislative Mandate

Development of a large-scale telecommunications infrastructure in The Gambia, capable of delivering efficient and affordable info-communications services, is recognized as a critical pre-requisite for the countryโ€™s economic growth.

PURA) is responsible for the development and implementation of policies and strategies with respect to telecommunications services in The Gambia. The Authority process licenses for telecommunications operators, service providers monitor their performance on a continuous basis to ensure that they discharge the obligations as stipulated in their licenses and are adhering to the provisions of The PURA ACT 2001 and the Information and Communications Act 2009.