The Austrian Regulatory Authority for Broadcasting and Telecommunications (RTR) provides operational support for the Austrian Communications Authority (KommAustria) and the Telekom-Control-Commission (TKK) in the fulfillment of their duties.

Led by the organization's two managing directors, RTR's employees pursue their tasks with the overall objective of securing Austria a top position in the information society. Our employees are bound by the principles of fair competition and applicable law. They carry out their duties with a view to providing information, conducting reviews and making decisions in a competent, independent, transparent, service-oriented and expedient manner in the interest of consumers and the market.

For KommAustria, RTR's employees manage the Digital Platform Austria working group, perform tasks in the fields of broadcasting frequency management, legal supervision and advertising monitoring, and support the authority in procedures carried out under broadcasting law.

In providing operational support for the Telekom-Control-Commission, RTR's various teams are responsible for approvals of general terms and conditions of business, electronic signatures, frequency allocation procedures and competition regulation. RTR also provides operational support for the Postal Service Regulation Commission (PCK), specifically in the field of post office regulation, general terms and conditions of business, competition regulation and supervisory measures.

Additional activities at RTR include alternative dispute resolution, the administration of the Austrian Digitization Fund, Television Fund, Private Broadcasting Fund and Non-Commercial Fund, dispute settlement for retail customers, the administration of communications parameters (e.g., numbering) and the definition of relevant markets.

RTR is required by law to provide an annual report on its activities and the deployment of financial resources. The organization's business operations and annual financial statements are reviewed by external auditors.

Additional information
Company Register number: 208312t
Competent commercial court: Vienna
DVR number: 0956732 Austria
VAT ID number: ATU43773001

Should you wish to submit a request, please contact us by e-mail at rtr@rtr.at. For written documents to be submitted in person, our office is open Monday to Thursday from 8:00 am to 4:30 pm and Friday from 8:00 am to 2:00 pm. Should you require a meeting in person, please contact us in advance to make an appointment.