List of telecommunications regulatory bodies

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This article is a list of the legal regulatory bodies that govern telecommunications systems in different countries. This list was prepared from sources referenced[1] · [2] · [3] · [4] · [5] · [6] · [7] · [8] · [9] · .[10] The websites related to these sources have been variously updated. A check was carried out in January 2014 on the implementation of these effective online sites. This list contains bodies ensuring effective regulatory role in a territory which is not necessarily a state, but is listed as "territory" or "economy" in the statistics of international institutions, in particular the International Telecommunication Union (ITU).

By country

Country Telecommunications regulator
 Afghanistan Afghanistan Telecom Regulatory Authority (ATRA)
 Albania Electronic and Postal Communications Authority (AKEP)
 Algeria Autorite de Regulation des Postes et Telecommunications (ARPT)
 Angola Telecomunicações Ministério das Telecomunicações e Tecnologias (MTTI)
Instituto Angolano das Comunicações (INACOM)
 Argentina Secretaría de Comunicaciones (SECOM)
Comisión Nacional de Comunicaciones (CNC)
 Anguilla Public Utilities Commission of Anguilla ([4])
 Antigua and Barbuda Telecommunications Division of the Government of Antigua and Barbuda (TD)
 Armenia Public Services Regulatory Commission (PSRC)
 Aruba Netherlands Radiocommunications Agency ([5]) (NRA)
 Australia Australian Communications and Media Authority (ACMA)
 Austria Austrian Regulatory Authority for Broadcasting and Telecommunications (RTR-GmbH)
 Azerbaijan Ministry of Communication and Information Technologies (MINCOM)
 Bahamas Utilities Regulation & Competition Authority (URCA)
 Bahrain Telecommunications Regulatory Authority of Bahrain (TRA)
 Bangladesh Bangladesh Telecommunication Regulatory Commission (BTRC)
 Barbados Telecommunications Unit (Telecoms Unit)
 Belarus Ministry of Posts and Telecommunications (MPT)
 Belgium Belgian Institute for Postal services and Telecommunications (BIPT)
 Belize Belize Public Utilities Commission (PUC)
 Benin Transitory Authority for the Regulation of Posts and Telecommunications (ATRPT)
 Bhutan Bhutan InfoComm and Media Authority (BICMA)
 Bolivia Superintendencia de Telecomunicaciones (SITTEL)
 Botswana Botswana Telecommunications Authority (BTA)
 Brazil Agencia Nacional de Telecomunicacoes (ANATEL)
Ministério das Comunicações (MC)
 Brunei Darussalam Authority for Info-Communications Technology Industry (AITI)
 Bosnia and Herzegovina Communications Regulatory Agency of Bosnia-Herzegovina (CRA)
 Bulgaria Communications Regulation Commission (CRC)
 Burkina Faso Autorite Nationale de Regulation des Telecommunications (ARTEL)
 Burundi Agence de Régulation et de Contrôle des Télécommunications (ARCT)
 Cambodia Telecommunication Regulator of Cambodia (TRC)
 Cameroon Agence de Regulation des Telecommunications (ART)
 Canada Industry Canada (ICRST)
Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC)
 Cape Verde National Communications Agency (ANAC)
 Cayman Islands Information and Communications Technology Authority (ICTA)
 Central African Republic Agence chargée de la Régulation des Télécommunications (ART)
 Chad Office Tchadien de Regulation des Telecoms (OTRT)
 Chile Subsecretaria de Telecommunicacaiones (SUBTEL)
 China Ministry of Information Industry (MII)
 Colombia Comisión de Regulación de Comunicaciones (CRC)
 Comoros Autorité Nationale de Régulation des Tics (ANRTIC)
 Congo or Congo-Brazzaville L'Agence de Régulation des Postes et Communications Electroniques(ARPCE) (ARPCE)
 Costa Rica Superintendencia de Telecomunicaciones (SUTEL)
 Croatia Croatian Post and Electronic Communications Agency (HAKOM)
 Cuba Ministério de la Informática y las Comunicaciones de Cuba (MIC)
 Curaçao (Former Netherlands Antilles) Bureau Telecommunicatie & Post (BT&P)
 Cyprus Office of Electronic Communications & Postal Regulation (OCECPR)
 Czech Republic The Czech Telecommunication Office (ČTÚ)
 Democratic Republic of the Congo or Congo-Kinshasa Autorite de Regulation de la Poste et des Telecommunications du Congo (ARPTC)
 Denmark Danish Business Authority (DBA)
 Djibouti Ministere de la Communication et de la Culture, chargé des Postes et Télécommincations, Porte-Parole du Gouvernement (MCCPT)
 Dominica Eastern Caribbean Telecommunications Authority (ECTEL)
 Dominican Republic Instituto Dominicano de las Telecomunicaciones (Indotel)
 Ecuador Consejo Nacional de Telecomunicaciones del Ecuador (CONATEL)
Secretaría Nacional de Telecomunicaciones(SENATEL)
 El Salvador Superintendencia General de Electricidad y Telecommunicaciones (SIGET)
 Egypt National Telecommunications Regulatory Authority (NTRA)
 Equatorial Guinea Órgano Regulador de las Telecomunicaciones (ORTEL)
 Estonia Estonian Competition Authority (ECA)
 Ethiopia Ethiopian Telecommunication Agency (ETA)
 Fiji Telecommunications Authority of Fiji (TAF)
 Finland Finnish Communications Regulatory Authority (FICORA)
 France Autorité de Régulation des Communications Électroniques et des Postes (ARCEP)
 French Polynesia Service des Postes et Télécommunications de Polynésie Française (TAHITI)
 Gabon Autorité de Régulation des Communications Électroniques et des Postes (Gabon) (ARCEP that replaces the Agence de Regulation des Telecommunications ARTEL)
 Gambia Gambian Public Utilities Regulatory Authority (PURA)
 Georgia (country) Georgian National Communications Commission (GNCC)
 Germany Bundesnetzagentur (BNA)
 Ghana National Communications Authority (NCA)
 Greenland Tele-Post (TELE-POST)
 Greece Hellenic Telecommunications and Post Commission (EETT)
 Grenada Eastern Caribbean Telecommunications Authority (ECTEL)
 Guatemala Superintendencia de Telecomunicaciones (SIT)
 Guinea Regulatory Authority for Posts and Telecommunications (ARPT)
 Guinea Bissau Autoridade Reguladora Nacional das Tecnologias de Informação e Comunicação da Guiné-Bissau (ARN)
 Guyana Guyana Public Utilities Commission (PUC) (PUC)
 Haiti Conseil National des Telecommunications (CONATEL)
 Honduras Comisión Nacional de Telecomunicaciones (CONATEL)
 Hong Kong Office of Communications Authority (OFCA)
 Hungary National Media and Infocommunication Authority (NMHH)
 Iceland Post and Telecom Administration (PTA)
 India Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI)
 Indonesia Badan Regulasi Telekomunikasi Indonesia / Indonesian Telecommunications Regulatory Authority (BRTI)
 Iran Communication Regulatory Authority (CRA)
 Iraq Communications and Media Commission (CMC)
 Ireland Commission for Communications Regulation (ComReg)
 Isle of Man Communications Commission (CC)
 Israel Ministry of Communications (MOC)
 Italy Autorità per le Garanzie nelle Comunicazioni (AGCOM)
 Ivory Coast Agence des Telecommunications de Cote d'Ivoire (ATCI)
 Jamaica Office of Utilities Regulation Jamaica (OUR)
 Japan Ministry of Internal Affairs and Communications (MIC)
 Jordan Telecommunications Regulatory Commission (TRC)
 Kazakhstan Kazakhstan Ministry of Communications and Information (MCI )
 Kenya Communications Authority of Kenya (CA)
 Kiribati Communications Commission of Kiribati (CCK )
 Korea, South Korea Communications Commission (KCC)
 Kosovo Autoriteti Rregullator i Telekomunikacionit (ART)
 Kuwait Kuwait Government Online (KGOC)
 Kyrgyzstan Ministry of transport and Communication of the Kyrgyz Republic (MTC)
 Latvia Elektronisko sakaru direkcija (ESD)
Public Utilities Commission (PUC)
 Lebanon Telecommunications Regulatory Authority (TRA)
 Lesotho Lesotho Communications Authority (LCA)
 Liberia Liberia Telecommunications Authority (LTA)
 Libya General Telecommunications Authority (GTA)
 Liechtenstein Office for Communications (AK)
 Lithuania Communications Regulatory Authority (RRT)
 Luxembourg Institut luxembourgeois de régulation (ILR)
 Macau Office for the Development of Telecommunications and Information Technologies (GDTTI)
 Republic of Macedonia Electronic Communications Agency (AEK)
 Madagascar Office Malagasy d'etudes et de Regulation des Telecommunications (OMERT)
 Malawi Communications Regulatory Authority (MACRA)
 Malaysia Malaysian Communications and Multimedia Commission (MCMC)
 Maldives Communications Authority of Maldives (CAM)
 Mali Autorité Malienne de Régulation des Télécommunications/TIC et des Postes (AMRTP)
 Malta Malta Communications Authority (MCA)
 Mauritania Autorite de Regulation (ARE)
 Mauritius Information and Communication Technologies Authority (ICTA)
 Mexico Instituto Federal de Telecomunicaciones (IFT)
 Moldova National Regulatory Agency for Electronic Communications and Information Technology (ANRCETI)
 Mongolia Communications Regulatory Commission of Mongolia (CRC)
 Montenegro Agency for Electronic Communications and Postal Services (EKIP)
 Montserrat Montserrat Info-Communications Authority (MICA)
 Morocco L'Agence Nationale de Réglementation des Télécommunications (ANRT)
 Mozambique Instituto Nacional das Communicacoes de Mozambique (INCM)
 Namibia Namibian Communications Commission (NCC)
   Nepal Nepal Telecommunications Authority (NTA)
 Netherlands Autoriteit Consument & Markt (ACM) previoulsy Onafhankelijke Post en Telecommunicatie Autoriteit
 Netherlands Antilles Netherlands Radiocommunications Agency ([6]) (NRA)
 New Zealand Commerce Commission of New Zealand (ComCom)
 Nicaragua Instituto Nicaragüense de Telecomunicaciones y Correos (Telcor)
 Niger Autorité de Régulation Multisectorielle (ARM)
 Nigeria Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC)
 Norway Norwegian Post and Telecommunications Authority (NPTA)
 Oman Oman Telecommunications Regulatory Authority (TRA)
 Pakistan Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA)
 Palestine Ministry of Telecom & Information Technology (MTIT)
Ministry of Telecommunications and Information Technology (MoTIT)
 Panama Autoridad Nacional de los Servicios Públicos (ASEP)
 Papua New Guinea National Information And Communication Technology Authority (NICTA)
 Paraguay Comision Nacional de Telecomunicaciones (CONATEL)
 Perú Organismo Supervisor de Inversión Privada en Telecomunicaciones (OSIPTEL)
 Philippines National Telecommunications Commission (NTC)
 Poland Prezes Urzędu Komunikacji Elektronicznej (UKE)
 Portugal Autoridade Nacional de Comunicações (ANACOM)
 Puerto Rico Junta Reglamentadora de Telecomunicaciones de Puero Rico (JRTPR)
 Qatar Communications Regulatory Authority (CRA)
 Romania National Authority for Management and Regulation in Communications of Romania (ANCOM)
 Russia Ministry for Communications and Informatization of the Russian Federation (Minsvyaz)
 Rwanda Regulatory Agency for Public Utility Services of Rwanda (RURA)
 Saint Kitts and Nevis National Telecommunications Regulatory Commission of Saint Kitts and Nevis (NTRC)
 Saint Lucia National Telecommunications Regulatory Commission of Saint Lucia (NTRC)
 Saint Vincent and the Grenadines National Telecommunications Regulatory Commission of Saint Vincent and the Grenadines (NTRC)
 Samoa Office of the Regulator of Samoa (Samoa)
 Saudi Arabia Communications and Information Technology Commission (Saudi Arabia) (CITC)
 Senegal Autorité de Régulation des Télécommunications et des Postes (ARTP)
 Serbia Republic Agency for Electronic Communication (RATL)
 Seychelles Ministry of Information Technology and Communication (MISD)
 Sierra Leone National Telecommunications Commission (NATCOM)
 Singapore Infocomm Development Authority of Singapore (IDA)
 Sint Maarten Bureau Telecommunications and Post (BTP)
 Slovak Republic Telecommunications Regulatory Authority of the Slovak Republic (TUSR)
 Slovenia Agency for communication networks and services of the Republic of Slovenia (AKOS)
 Somalia Ministry of Posts & Communication (MPC)
 South Africa Independent Communications Authority of South Africa (ICASA)
 South Sudan Ministry of Telecommunications & Postal Services (MOTPS )
 Spain Comisión Nacional de los Mercados y la Competencia (CNMC)
 Sri Lanka Telecommunications Regulatory Commission of Sri Lanka (TRCSL)
 Sudan National Telecommunications Corporation (NTC)
 Swaziland Swaziland Posts & Telecommunications Corporation (SPTC)
 Sweden Swedish Post and Telecom Authority (Swedish: Post- och telestyrelsen) (PTS)
  Switzerland Federal Communications Commission (ComCom)
Office fédéral de la communication (OFCOM)
 Syria Ministry of Communications and Technology (MCT)
 Taiwan National Communications Commission (NCC)
 Tajikistan Ministry of Transport and Communications ([7]· ([8])
 Tanzania Tanzania Communication Regulatory Authority (TCRA)
 Thailand National Broadcasting and Telecommunications Commission (NBTC)
 Togo Autorite de Reglementation des Secteurs de Postes et Telecommunications (ART&P)
 Tonga Ministry for Information and Communications of Tonga (MIC)
 Trinidad and Tobago Telecommunications Authority of Trinidad and Tobago (TATT)
 Turkmenistan Turkmenistan Ministry of Communications (MC)
 Turks and Caicos Islands Telecommunications Commission (TCITC)
 Tunisia Instance Nationale des Télécommunications de Tunisie (INTT)
 Turkey Information And Communication Technologies Authority (ICTA)
 Uganda Uganda Communications Commission (UCC)
 Ukraine National Commission for the State Regulation of Communications and Informatization (NCCIR)
 United Arab Emirates Telecommunications Regulatory Authority (TRA)
 United Kingdom Ofcom (OFCOM)
 United States Federal Communications Commission (FCC)
National Association of Regulatory Utility Commissioners (regulators of individual states) (NARUC)
CTIA – The Wireless Association (CTIA)
 Uruguay Unidad Reguladora de Servicios de Telecomunicaciones (URSEC)
 Uzbekistan The State Committee for Communication, Informatization and Telecommunication Technologies of the Republic of Uzbekistan ([9])
 Vanuatu Telecommunications Regulator (Telecom Regulator)
 Venezuela Comisión Nacional de Telecomunicaciones (CONATEL)
 Vietnam Vietnam Telecommunication Authority (VNTA)
 Zambia Zambia Information & Communications Technology Authority (ZICTA)
 Zimbabwe Postal & Telecommunications Regulatory Authority (POTRAZ)



  1. Indicators Useful Sites and Links (source: ITU)
  2. National Telecommunications Regulatory Authorities (NRAs), (source: OFCOM)[1]
  3. Africa Telecommunications Regulators
  4. Africa Regulatory Bodies & Ministries
  5. Middle East Telecommunications Regulators list
  6. Regulatory Authorities for Telecommunication, Post and Broadcasting
  7. Related International Organizations, links provided by NTIA
  8. Cellular News - Regulators
  9. Les Aspects Juridiques et Institutionnels de la Réglementation Module 6, Kit d’aide sur la réglementation des TIC [2]
  10. Sites des régulateurs de l’Afrique de l’Ouest et du Centre, Liste des sites web des organes de régulation des télécommunications et des médias de l’Afrique de l’Ouest et du Centre [3]
  • Cellular News - Regulators.
  • National Telecommunications Regulatory Authorities (NRAs), (source: OFCOM)[10]
  • Indicators Useful Sites and Links (source: ITU) [11]
  • Websites of regulators in West and Central Africa West and Central African media and telecommunications regulation authorities’ websites [12]