Welcome to Scribd, the world's digital library. Read, publish, and share books and documents. See more ➡
Download
Standard view
Full view
of .
Add note
Save to My Library
Sync to mobile
Look up keyword
Like this
3Activity
×
0 of .
Results for:
No results containing your search query
P. 1
Draft MC Re Mobile Voice Service Interconnection Charge

Draft MC Re Mobile Voice Service Interconnection Charge

Ratings: (0)|Views: 2,044|Likes:
Published by tonyocruz
Draft memorandum-circular on interconnection charges for mobile voice service
Draft memorandum-circular on interconnection charges for mobile voice service

More info:

Published by: tonyocruz on Jul 05, 2011
Copyright:Attribution Non-commercial

Availability:

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

07/05/2011

pdf

text

original

 
MEMORANDUMCIRCULAR
No.
SUBJECT:INTERCONNECTIONCHARGE
FOR
MOBILEVOICE
SERVICE
WHEREAS,
the
1987 Constitution
fully
recognizes
the
vital
role
of
communications
in
nation
building
and
provides
for
the
emergence
of
communications
structuressuitable
to
the
needs
and
aspirations
of
the
nation;WHEREAS,the
promotion
of
competition
in
themarket
is
a
key
objective
of
Republic
Act
7925
(RA7925),
otherwise
known
as
ThePublic
Telecommunications
Policy
Act
of
the
Philippines,which
mandates
that"ahealthy
competitiveenvironment
shall
be
fostered,
one
in
which
telecommunicationscarriers
are
free
to
makebusiness
decisions
and
to
interact
with
oneanother
in
providing
telecommunications
services,
with
the end
inview
of
encouraging
theirfinancial
viability
while
maintaining
affordablerates";
WHEREAS,RA7925
further
defines the
role
of
thegovernment
to'opromote
afafu,
efficient
and
responsive
market
to
stimulate
growth
and
development
of
the
telecommunications
facilities
and
services";
WHEREAS,
Sec.
5c
of
RA7925
directs
NTC
to
"Mandate
a
fair
and
reasonable
interconnection
of
facilities
of
authorized
public
network
operators
andotherproviders
of
telecommunicationsservices
through
appropriate
modalities
of
interconnectionand
at
a
reasonable
and
fair
level
of
charges,
which
make
provision
for
the
crosssubsidy
to
unprofitable
local
exchangeservice
areasso
as
to
promote telephone
density
and
provide
the
most extensive
access
to
basictelecommunications
services
available
at
affordable
rates
to
the
public";WHEREAS,the
interconnection
charges
(terminationrates)
to
mobile
service
operators
in
Thailand
and
Malaysia
range
from PhPl.36
to
PhPl.70
perminute
and PhPl.24
to
PhPl.30
per
minuterespectively;
WHEREAS,
the
prevailing
interconnection
charges
for
voicecalls
between
mobile
operators
with
separate
networksis
PhP4.00
per
minute;
NOW,
THEREFORE,
pursuant
to
RA
7925,
ExecutiveOrder
546
series
of
1979,
andreduce
communications
costs,
maintainand foster
fair
competition
in
the
telecommunications
industry
in
order
to
make
mobilevoice
service
more
affordable
to
the
general
public
the
NationalTelecommunicationsCommission
hereby
promulgates the
following
guidelines:Section
1.
The
interconnection
charge
for
voice
callsbetween
two(2)
separate
networksshall
be
as
follows:
First
year
from
effectivity
of
the
Circular
-
not higherthan
PhP2.00
per
minute
Secondyear
from
effectivity
of
the
Circular
-
nothigherthan
PhPl.50
per
minuteThird
year
from
effectivity
of
the
Circular
and
onwards
-
not higherthan
PhPl.00
per
minute
Sec.
2.
The
cellularmobile
telephone
network
providers
shall
guarantee
that
the
interconnection
links
and
facilities
are
sufficient
to
guarantee
a
grade
of
service
of
at
least
P0l.

You're Reading a Free Preview

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