AHCIET is a non-profit, private organization founded in 1982. It represents the business interests of 50 Information and Communications Technologies companies from all over Latin America. The Association's mission is to serve as a platform that facilitates dialogue between the public and private sector e.g., (international organizations, regulators and governmental authorities.), in order to foster alliances and initiatives resulting in the development of policies, programs and projects that leverage economic and social development of regional economies.