Authorities and advisory boards
Telecommunications officeThe telecommunications office is a department of the ministry. Among other things, it issues radio licenses, takes over frequency coordination and planning and is responsible for market surveillance of radio systems. (In German only)
Wissenschaftlicher Beirat Funk – TasksThe Wissenschaftlicher Beirat Funk is a scientific advisory board for radio communications assigned to the Federal Ministry of Agriculture, Regions and Tourism. Its members are renowned Austrian scientists from different technical and medical specialist disciplines.
Supreme Postal AuthorityTo be able to manage all tasks related to the postal sector, the Supreme Postal Authority is located at the Federal Ministry of Agriculture, Regions and Tourism, in Directorate General IV. As of 1 January 2008 the regulatory affairs were transferred to Rundfunk und Telekom Regulierungsbehörde-GesmbH.