The statutory tasks of ANTIC are defined in section I and section II of chapter II of Decree No. 2012/180, April 10, 2012, on the organization and functioning of the National Agency for Information and Communication Technologies.
The Agency has as missions to provide on behalf of the State:
- The promotion and monitoring of public policy in the sector of Information and Communication technology (ICT);
- Regulating, control and monitoring of activities related to the security of electronic communication networks and information systems as well as electronic certification, in collaboration with the Telecommunications Regulatory Board.
Besides its missions of the promotion and follow-up of the action of public authorities in information and communication technologies, the Agency is particularly responsible for the following:
- Develop and monitor the implementation of the national strategy for CT development;
- Identify the common needs of public services in software and computer equipment;
- To ensure the harmonization of technical standards and to propose technical repositories, to promote interoperability between information systems;
- Provide its expertise to Governments in designing and developing their technical objects;
- Coordinate the implementation and monitoring of websites, Intranet and Extranet of the State and public bodies;
- To contribute to technical training to train universities, colleges, high schools, colleges, institutions of higher training and primary schools;
- To participate in the actions of training state personnel in the field of ICT, by issuing recommendations on the content of technical training and programs for professional examinations, contests and competitions.
- To develop ties of technical cooperation with international public or private bodies active in the field provided by the legislative force. In this perspective, it is responsible for the registration of the domain name “.cm";
- Implement mechanisms to resolve disputes on one hand, between ICT operators and, secondly, between operators and users, for problems specifically related to the content and quality of services (scamming, phishing, hacking);
- Ensure, the use of ICT, with respect to ethics, as well as the protection of intellectual property, privacy, consumers, and morality;
- Develop policy and procedures for registration of ".cm" domain names, hosting, administrative root servers, naming for the approval of the ".cm" Registrar
- To plan, assign and control internet addresses (IP) in Cameroon;
- Put in place mechanisms to ensure internet security at the national level;
- Regulate information and communication Technologies and the internet.