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1

What is the mission of the National Telecommunications Commission?

"The National Telecommunications Commission (NTC) is a regulatory agency providing an environment that ensures reliable, affordable and viable infrastructure and services in information and communications technology (ICT) accessible to all."

2

What is the vision of the National Telecommunications Commission?

"The NTC is a dynamic and transparent regulatory agency that will elevate the Philippines as a leading ICT-driven economy in Asia."

3

Under what Executive Order No. was the NTC created and in what date?

The National Telecommunications Commision is the government agency created under the Executive Order No. 546 promulgated on July 23, 1979, and conferred with regulatory and quasi-judicial functions taken over from the Board of Communications and the Telecommunications Control Bureau which were abolished in the same Order.

4

What is the primary responsibility of the NTC?

Primarily, the NTC is the sole body that exercises jurisdiction over the supervision, adjudication and control over all telecommunications services throughout the country.

For the effective enforcement of this responsibility, it adopts and promulgates such guidelines, rules, and regulations relative to the establishment, operation and maintenance of various telecommunication facilities and services nationwide.

5

Under what Department does the NTC belong to?

Department of Transportation and Communication

Although independent, in so far as its regulatory and quasi-judicial functions are concerned, the NTC remains under the administrative supervision of the Department of Transportation and Communication as an attached agency. However, with respect to its quasi-judicial functions, NTC's decisions are appealable only and directly to the Supreme Court.

6
What happened in this year?

1927


Act No. 3396 known as the Ship Radio Station Law was enacted. The Radio Construction and Maintenance Section, the first regulatory office was charged to enforce the said law.

7
What happened in this year?

1931


Act No. 3846 known as the Radio Control Law was enacted. The Radio Control Division in the Bureau of Post was created under the jurisdiction of the then Secretary of Commerce and Communications.

8
What happened in this year?

1939


The Radio Control Division was transferred to the Department of National Defense which was organized pursuant to Executive Order No. 230

9
What happened in this year?

1947


The Radio Control Division was again transferred to the Department of Commerce and Industry which was created pursuant to Executive Order No. 230.

10
What happened in this year?

1951


Republic Act 1476 was enacted abolishing the Radio Control Board.

11
What happened in this year?

1962


Department Order 51 was issued changing the name of the Radio Control Division to the Radio Control Office

12
What happened in this year?

1972


The Board of Communications (BOC) was created under the Integrated Reorganization Law. It was the first quasi-judicial body with adjudicatory powers on matters involving telecommunications services.

13
What happened in this year?

1974


The Radio Control Office was renamed the Telecommunications Control Bureau

14
What happened in this year?


1979

By virtue of Executive Order 546, the TCB and the BOC were integrated into a single entity now known as the National Telecommunications Commission. The Ministry of Transportation and Communications, which was created under the same Order has administrative jurisdiction over the NTC.

15
What happened in this year?

1987


President Corazon C. Aquino issued Executive Order 125-A making the NTC an attached agency of the Department of Transportation and Communications.

16
On what year did this happen?


Act No. 3396 known as the Ship Radio Control Law was enacted. The Radio Construction and Maintenance Section, the first regulatory office was charged to enforce the said law.

1927

17
On what year did this happen?


Act No. 3846 known as the Radio Control Law was enacted. The Radio Control Division in the Bureau of Post was created under the jurisdiction of the then Secretary of Commerce and Communications.

1931

18
On what year did this happen?


The Radio Control Division was transferred to the Department of National Defense which was organized pursuant to Executive Order No. 230

1939

19
On what year did this happen?


The Radio Control Division was again transferred to the Department of Commerce and Industry which was created pursuant to Executive Order No. 230.

1947

20
On what year did this happen?


Republic Act 1476 was enacted abolishing the Radio Control Board.

1951

21
On what year did this happen?


Department Order 51 was issued changing the name of the Radio Control Division to the Radio Control Office

1962

22
On what year did this happen?


The Board of Communications (BOC) was created under the Integrated Reorganization Law. It was the first quasi-judicial body with adjudicatory powers on matters involving telecommunications services.

1972

23
On what year did this happen?


The Radio Control Office was renamed the Telecommunications Control Bureau

1974

24
On what year did this happen?

By virtue of Executive Order 546, the TCB and the BOC were integrated into a single entity now known as the National Telecommunications Commission. The Ministry of Transportation and Communications, which was created under the same Order has administrative jurisdiction over the NTC.


1979

25
On what year did this happen?


President Corazon C. Aquino issued Executive Order 125-A making the NTC an attached agency of the Department of Transportation and Communications.

1987

26
Fill in the blanks: (Functions of the NTC)

Grant Certificate of ___________ to install, operate and maintain telecommunications, broadcast and CATV services.

Grant Certificate of Public Convenience and Necessity/Provisional Authority to install, operate and maintain telecommunications, broadcast and CATV services.

27

Grant ________ to install, operate and maintain radio stations.

Grant licences to install, operate and maintain radio stations.

28

Allocate/sub-allocate and assign the use of __________.


Allocate/sub-allocate and assign the use of radio frequencies.

29

Type-approve/type-accept all ______________.


Type-approve/type-accept all radio communications and broadcast equipment.

30


Conduct radio communication examination and issue __________.


Conduct radio communication examination and issue radio operators certificate.