Shows the historical development of communication in the Philippines from pre-Spanish times to the present.

Pre-Spanish Period Ancient Times-1521


An Indigenous form of communication was already in existence evidenced by writings on barks and bamboos. News were also announced by an umalokohan or the town crier. Literature was already developing: forms included sabi, (maxim), bugtong (riddle), darangan (epic poetry), kumintang (war songs), and hudhud (wedding song).