National Communications Commission

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National Communications Commission

國家通訊傳播委員會
Seal of National Communications Commission ROC.svg
Agency overview
Formed 22 February 2006
Jurisdiction  Republic of China
Headquarters Zhongzheng, Taipei
Employees 561[1]
Agency executives Howard S.H. Shyr, Chairperson
Yu Hsiao-cheng, Deputy Chairperson
Parent agency Executive Yuan
Website www.ncc.gov.tw
NCC Ren'ai Road headquarter office
NCC Jinan Road headquarter office

The National Communications Commission (NCC; Chinese: 國家通訊傳播委員會; pinyin: Guójiā Tōngxùn Chuánbò Weǐyuánhuì) is an independent statutory agency of Executive Yuan of the Republic of China responsible for regulating the development of the communications and information industry, promoting competition, consumer protection, licensing, radio frequency, spectrum, broadcasting, content regulation, communications standards and specifications in Taiwan. The current Chairman is Howard S.H. Shyr.[2]

History[edit]

The NCC is an independent statutory agency created on February 22, 2006 to regulate the information, communications and broadcasting industry in Taiwan.[3]

NCC was tasked with the responsibility to ensure a level playing field in competition in the communications industry, consumer protection, privacy rights, and the development of universal service for remote and rural regions. It also develop new standards for emerging technologies that will improve access, lower cost and deliver services to remote areas.[3]

Organizational structure[edit]

Northern Regional Regulatory Department
  • Department of Planning
  • Department of Telecommunications Administration
  • Department of Television and Radio Administration
  • Department of Resources and Technologies
  • Department of Content Affairs
  • Department of Legal Affairs
  • Northern Regional Regulatory Department
  • Central Regional Regulatory Department
  • Southern Regional Regulatory Department
  • Secretariat
  • Personnel Office
  • Budget, Accounting and Statistics Office
  • Civil Service Ethics Office

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