Hungary: Regulatory Authorities

National Media and Infocommunications Authority

In accordance with Act C of 2003 on Electronic Communications and Act I of 1996 on Television Broadcasting, as amended, the National Media and Infocommunications Authority shall, following the establishment of the Media Council forming a part thereof, carry out the tasks and possess the uniform jurisdiction of its legal predecessor, the National Communications Authority, as well as of the legal predecessor of the Media Council, the National Radio and Television Commission.

As an autonomous administrative body governed by the Constitution and pertaining legislation in force, the Authority shall report to the Parliament on an annual basis.

Its task is to ensure the undisturbed operation, in compliance with pertaining legislation in force, of the media and the markets for electronic communications, postal and information technology services. It places a strong emphasis on the protection of the interests of customers and users. Furthermore, it is also entrusted with establishing and maintaining the fair conditions of an effective competitive environment, as well as with supervising the compliant behaviour of service providers.

The Authority has an active role in the work of international organisations in the fields of media regulation, electronic communications, postal and IT services, and establishes and maintains relationships

National Media and Infocommunications Authority
Location: 1015 Budapest, Ostrom u. 23-25.
Postal address: 1525. Pf. 75.
Tel: (06 1) 457 7100
Fax: (06 1) 356 5520
Email: info@nmhh.hu
Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/mediatanacs

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