Welcome to Scribd, the world's digital library. Read, publish, and share books and documents. See more
Download
Standard view
Full view
of .
Look up keyword
Like this
2Activity
0 of .
Results for:
No results containing your search query
P. 1
HR 1093 - Internet Not as Value Added Service

HR 1093 - Internet Not as Value Added Service

Ratings: (0)|Views: 61 |Likes:
Published by Kabataan Party-List

More info:

Published by: Kabataan Party-List on Mar 16, 2011
Copyright:Attribution Non-commercial

Availability:

Read on Scribd mobile: iPhone, iPad and Android.
download as DOC, PDF, TXT or read online from Scribd
See more
See less

03/23/2011

pdf

text

original

 
REPUBLIC OF THE PHILIPPINES
HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES
Quezon City, Metro Manila
FIFTEENTH CONGRESS
First Regular SessionHouse Resolution No
. 1093
Introduced by
Kabataan Party-List Representative Raymond V. Palatino
A RESOLUTIONDIRECTING THE COMMITTEE ON INFORMATION AND COMMUNICATIONSTECHNOLOGY TO CONDUCT AN INQUIRY, IN AID OF LEGISLATION, ON THECONTINUED CLASSIFICATION OF MOBILE AND BROADBAND INTERNETSERVICES AS A VALUE ADDED SERVICE EFFECTIVELY JUSTIFYING THEDEREGULATION AND LACK OF MINIMUM SERVICE STANDARDS ON SUCHSERVICES
WHEREAS
, the Public Telecommunications Act of 1995
1
(PTA) is the law that governs thetelecommunications industry in the Philippines ;
WHEREAS
, the PTA introduces the concept of “value added service” (VAS) which is defined as“an entity which relying on the transmission, switching and local distribution facilities of the localexchange and inter-exchange operators, and overseas carriers, offers enhanced services beyond thoseordinarily provided for by such carriers”;
WHEREAS
, the Implementing Rules and Regulations (IRR) of the PTA defines “enhancedservicesas “a service which adds a feature or value not ordinarily provided by a publictelecommunications entity such as format, media conversion, encryption, enhanced security features,computer processing, and the like;
WHEREAS
, there is “an implicit recognition that VAS is not strictly a public service offering inthe way that voice-to-voice lines are... but merely supplementary to the basic service,” and that “ultimately,the regulatory attitude of the State towards VAS offerings by [public telecommunications entities] is totreat its provisioning as a 'business decision' subject to the discretion of the offeror, so long as such servicesdo not interfere with mandatory public service requirements”;
WHEREAS
, the National Telecommunications Commission (NTC) is the government agencywith the task of overseeing and regulating the telecommunications industry in the country;
WHEREAS
, because of the dynamic nature of the telecommunications industry with the quick development of inventions and innovations ever since the enactment of the PTA and its IRR in 1995, it is
1
Republic Act 7925

You're Reading a Free Preview

Download
scribd
/*********** DO NOT ALTER ANYTHING BELOW THIS LINE ! ************/ var s_code=s.t();if(s_code)document.write(s_code)//-->