In early 1990s, Mongolia started implementing its restructure and renovation policy and transition to the market economy. As a result of the transition, it was required to separate policy and regulatory functions of the communications sector in accordance with the international development trend, to transfer the sector to the market economy, to support private and foreign investment and to create competition and to liberalize the market etc.,
In October 1995, by the Order of the Minister of Infrastructure, the Communications Regulatory Council (CRC) was established as the first regulatory organization in the sector and used to implement its functions and rights set forth in the Communications Law.
Mr. Lantuu. G was appointed as a first Chairman and the Council had 9 commissioners.
The Council performed its functions to provide professional recommendations and conclusions, to approve related rules and directions on certain issues specified in the related laws and procedures and to provide advice on the sector issues to the Minister of Infrastructure during the period of 1995-2001.
The Communications Law of Mongolia was renewed and approved by the State Great Hural (Parliament) in November, 2001 and stated functions and powers of the Communications Regulatory Commission of Mongolia in Chapter 2. Thus, legal basis for the establishment of an independent regulatory authority in Mongolia was created. The first Chairman of the Communications Regulatory Commission was Mr. Enkhmend. Ch.
Since its renewed formation to the Commission in 2002, in order to implement duties , authorities and independency given by the Law, within the state policy and regulation of information technology, internet, communications, radio and TV broadcasting and postal sector , Communications Regulatory Commission (CRC), is conducting wide range of actions through stages with the following purposes :
CRC has the following functions stated in the Communications Law, Radio Wave Law and Postal Law of Mongolia: