Autorità per le Garanzie nelle Comunicazioni

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Autorità per le Garanzie nelle Comunicazioni
AbbreviationAGCOM
FormationJuly 31, 1997
Legal statusCreated by law 249 of July 31, 1997
PurposeRegulator and competition authority for broadcasting, telecommunications and radiocommunications spectrum
HeadquartersCentro Direzionale, Naples, Italy
Location
Region served
Italy
Websitewww.agcom.it

Autorità per le Garanzie nelle Comunicazioni (AGCOM) (English: Authority for Communications Guarantees) is the regulator and competition authority for the communication industries in Italy.

Administrative leadership[edit]

The 4 members of Agcom board are elected by the Parliament (2 by the Senate, 2 by the Chamber of Deputies) and consequently the Parliament establish its powers and define its statutes.

Responsibilities[edit]

The Authority carries out regulatory and supervisory functions in the areas of telecommunications, television, newspapers and postal services. Functional branch of the authority are the Regional Committees for Communications (Corecom).

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