Organisation of self-regulation
- APEK (Post and Electronic Communications Agency of the Republic of Slovenia)
- Based in:
- Type of organisation:
- independent regulatory body
- Geographical scope:
- Content-related scope:
- all media
- Related areas:
- youth protection
The Post and Electronic Communications Agency of the Republic of Slovenia is an independent body that regulates and supervises the electronic communications market, manages and supervises the radio frequency spectrum in the Republic of Slovenia, performs tasks in the field of radio and television broadcasting, and regulates and supervises the postal and railway service markets.
The Agency’s mission is to promote competition, to ensure equal conditions for the operation of electronic communication network operators and service providers, as well as providers of postal and railway services, to manage the radio frequency spectrum and numbering space, to monitor radio and television programming content, and to protect consumer rights in the Republic of Slovenia as well as the European Union. The Agency’s goals are to create conditions or providing services tailored to users’ needs, a regulated and common European market, equal rights for all European Union citizens, and to promote cultural, linguistic, and contentual diversity of radio and television programs and other audiovisual media services.
Available on the website since October 30, 2008