1. What is Interconnection?
• Interconnection, as defined by Republic Act 7925 is the linkage, by wire, radio, satellite or other means, of two or more existing telecommunications carriers or operators with one another for the purpose of allowing or enabling the subscribers of one carrier or operator to access or reach the subscribers of the other carriers or operators.
2. Is voice over internet allowed by the NTC?
• It is not prohibited. However, it should follow rules on voice service. Please contact the NTC for further clarification
3. What is convergence?
• The November 2000 Report: Incremental Change or step Function Gain? Positioning the Philippines' Communications sector in the Emerging WTO Environment by Cutler and Company defines convergence as; the progressive integration of the value chains of the information and content industries- telecommunications, posts multimedia, electronic commerce, broadcasting, information technology, and publishing industries into a single value chain based on the common use of distributed