Institutional details 2014
Name of Authority
National Media and Infocommunications Authority
Year created 1990
Legal document that created the authority
The present structure of the Regulatory Authority is created by the Act 100 of 2003 on electronic communications and by the Act 185 of 2010 on media services and on the mass media
Reports to Report to Legislature/Parliament & Other: Annual report to the Parliament
Does the Regulatory Authority also regulate other public utilities (e.g. electricity, gas, etc.)?
Is the Regulatory Authority autonomous in its decision making?
Who approves the budget of the Regulator?
Indicate the percentage of budget financed from each source:
Licence fees; ; percentage: 0.7 % Numbering fees; ; percentage: 7.6 % Spectrum fees; ; percentage: 55.6 % Contributions from regulated telecom operators based on turnover; percentage: 7.0 % ; percentage of operator revenue (turnover): 0.2 % Other; ; Source: VAT reimbursed ; ; percentage: 29.1 %
Structure of the Regulator 2014
Name of the Head of the Regulatory Authority:
Is it a collegial body? No
Total number of members n/a
Is the Head of the commission also responsible for day to day administrative matters? n/a
Who appoints the Members/Head?
Period of appointment (years): n/a
Total number of staff in the Regulatory Authority: 619
Regulatory Functions 2014
R Licensing
R Interconnection rates
R Price Regulation
R Technical standards settings
R Radio frequency allocation
R Spectrum monitoring and enforcement
R Numbering
NR Type approval
R@TTE Directive is implemented
R Service quality monitoring
R Universal Service
R Quality of service standards
R Enforcement of quality of service obligations
R Broadcasting
R Broadcasting content
M R Information technology
Shared responsibility between the Sector Ministry and the NRA
R Internet content
Key: M - Sector Ministry
R - Regulatory Authority
Om - Other Ministry or Government body
Op - Operator
O - Other
NR - Not regulated
Recent Legislation 2014
2005 Governmental Decision No. 1021/2005
on Terrestrial Digital Television
2004 Governmental Decree No. 134/2004
on the Universal Service Fund
2004 Governmental Decree No. 346/2004
on the establishment of the National Table of Frequency Allocations
2004 Governmental Decree No. 46/2004
on number portability
2004 Governmental Decree No. 72/2004
on Identifier Allocation Plan
2004 Governmental Decree No. 73/2004
on carrier selection
2004 Min. Decree No. 10/2004
on central reference data base for number portability
2004 Min. Decree No. 11/2004
on the establishment of the rules relating to the use of frequency bands
2004 Min. Decree No. 16/2004
on market determination and analyses, and the designation of operators with SMP
2004 Min. Decree No. 4/2004
on the price of telephone services provided by SMP operators and tariff packages for universal service

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