The National Telecommunications Regulatory Commission of the Commonwealth of Dominica has been established to coordinate an effective regulatory regime to enhance the operation of telecommunications in the interest of the sustainable development of Dominica. Dominica is a signatory to the Treaty establishing the Eastern Caribbean Telecommunications Authority (ECTEL) which was signed in St. George's, Grenada on May 4th. 2000 to promote open competition in telecommunications, harmonize policies on a regional level for telecommunications, and to provide for a universal service, fair pricing and the use of cost-based pricing methods by telecommunications providers.
The National Telecommunications Regulatory Commission (NTRC)
The NTRC Board is made up of five members appointed by the minister of Telecommunication under section (8) of the Telecommunication Act 8 of 2000
Consistent with the regional plan to advance the telecommunications industry, the National Telecommunications Commission will regulate the telecommunications industry.
What is the role and functions of NTRC
The role of the NTRC is to effectively regulate the telecommunications industry, to balance the interest of consumers and telecommunications providers.