The objectives of the Ministry of Information and Communication Technologies, in accordance with the provisions of article 17 of Law 1341 of 2009 are:
1. Design, develop, promote and adopt policies, plans, programs and projects in the sector of Information and Communication Technologies, in correspondence with the Constitution and the law, in order to contribute to the economic, social and political development of the Nation and raise the well being of all Colombians.
2. Promote the use and ownership of the Information Technologies and Communications between citizens, businesses, government and other national bodies to support the social, economic and political development of the Nation.
3. Promote the development and strengthening of the sector of Information and Communication Technologies, promote research and innovation, seeking its competitiveness and technological progress in accordance with the national and international environment.
4. Define the policy and exercise the management, planning and management of the radio spectrum and the postal services and related, with the exception of what expressly determined by law.