The supervision of the National Telecommunications Agency (Anatel) will accompany, during the second round of the elections, on October 28, the operation of the networks used to transmit the data from the electronic ballot box, from all over the country, to the systems of the Superior Electoral Court. (TSE). According to Anatel’s inspection, there was no problem in the first shift, on 07/10.
The Inspection Management services inspection coordinator, Alexandre Ataíde, and the Federal District Operational Unit server, José Maria da Cruz, were on duty this Sunday, the 7th, at the TSE Monitoring Center, in Brasilia, to ensure providers to resolve any problems in the operation of the networks. Present at the Monitoring Center were representatives of the different telecommunications companies hired by the Court, such as Vivo, Oi, Claro, Embratel, among others. In the states, the managers of Anatel’s Regional Managements and Operational Units became available if local action was required before the Regional Electoral Courts.
Prior to the elections, Anatel issued 85 notifications or letters to other bodies to prevent situations that hindered the transmission of ballot box information for the counting of votes. Interaction with the National Land Transportation Agency (ANTT), the National Department of Transport Infrastructure (DNIT) and the Army, among others, sought to prevent works in the states that could damage the infrastructure of the providers’ networks.