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From ISM News Update nr. 125: New name Agentschap Telecom – Rijksinspectie Digitale Infrastructuur

April 2023

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New name Agentschap Telecom – Rijksinspectie Digitale Infrastructuur

Since January 1, 2023, the governmental organization Agentschap Telecom has continued under the new name Rijksinspectie Digitale Infrastructuur.

The new State Inspectorate will retain the tasks of the current agency, such as registering GMDSS equipment and radio licenses. In addition, the RDI will invest more emphatically in the digital security of the Netherlands. For example, by more intensively monitoring networks and the digital security of smart devices. Oversight duties have increased significantly in recent years. This growth is expected to continue in the coming years. Due to the broadening of the field of work, the name ‘Telecom’ no longer covers the load. ‘Digital infrastructure’ does. The Rijksinspectie Digitale Infrastructuur stands for the availability and reliability of IT and communication networks, so that the Netherlands is securely connected. The new website address is

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