Austrian Federal Ministry of Transport, Innovation and Technology

According to art. 112 TKG 2003 the Federal Minister is the highest telecommunications authority of Transport, Innovation and Technology. Business is handled (according to the current distribution of duties) by Division III of the Federal Ministry of Transport, Innovation and Technology which is also responsible for the subordinate Telecommunications Offices in Graz, Innsbruck, Linz and Vienna as well as for the Licensing Office.

The Federal Minister has the following functions:

  • to lay down fundamental guidelines for the activities of the regulatory authority;
  • to enact and administer regulations required for the implementation of international agreements, in particular on the usage of the frequency spectrum;
  • to decide on appeals against notices by the Telecommunications Offices and the Office for Radio Systems and Telecommunications Terminal Equipment, unless an Independent Administrative Tribunal has jurisdiction.


The Telecommunications Offices are also responsible for enforcement of the administrative penal provisions of the TKG 2003.

The Licensing Office is responsible for deciding on applications for type approval of terminal equipment and radio systems.

The bodies mentioned above can be reached at the following addresses:

Bundesministerium für Verkehr, Innovation und Technologie
(Austrian Federal Ministry of Transport, Innovation and Technology)
Radetzkystrasse 2
1030 Vienna
phone: +43-1 71162-0
Website: http://www.bmvit.gv.at
email: post@bmvit.gv.at

Servicebüro des Bundesministeriums für Verkehr, Innovation und Technologie
(Service bureau of the Austrian Federal Ministry of Transport, Innovation and Technology)
Radetzkystrasse 2
1030 Vienna
phone: +43 (0)800 21 53 59
fax: +43 1 7116265-8099
email: servicebuero@bmvit.gv.at

Oberste Fernmeldebehörde
(National Telecommunications Authority)
Radetzkystrasse 2
1030 Vienna
phone: +43 1 711 62 65 4101
fax: +43 1 711 62 65 4009
email: opfb@bmvit.gv.at

Büro für Funkanlagen und Telekommunikationsendeinrichtungen
(Office for Radio Systems and Telecommunications Terminal Equipment)
Radetzkystraße 2
1030 Vienna
phone: +43 1 711 62 65 4040
fax: +43 1 711 62 65 4049
email: bftk@bmvit.gv.at

Frequenzbüro
(Frequency Office)
Radetzkystraße 2
1030 Vienna
phone: +43 1 711 62 65 4241
fax: +43 1 711 62 65 6 4249
email: fq@bmvit.gv.at

Fernmeldebüro für Steiermark und Kärnten
(Telecommunications Office for Styria and Carinthia)
Conrad-von-Hötzendorfstraße 86
8010 Graz
phone: +43 1 711 62 65 4600
fax: +43 1 711 62 65 4609
mail: fb.graz@bmvit.gv.at

Fernmeldebüro für Tirol und Vorarlberg
(Telecommunications Office for Tyrol and Vorarlberg)
Valiergasse 60
6020 Innsbruck
phone: +43 1 711 62 65 4701
fax: +43 1 711 62 65 4709
email: fb.innsbruck@bmvit.gv.at

Fernmeldebüro für Oberösterreich und Salzburg
(Telecommunications Office for Upper Austria and Salzburg)
Freinbergstraße 22
4020 Linz
phone: +43 1 711 62 65 4501
fax: +43 1 711 62 65 4509
email: fb.linz@bmvit.gv.at

Fernmeldebüro für Wien, Niederösterreich und Burgenland
(Telecommunications Office for Vienna, Lower Austria and Burgenland)
Radetzkystrasse 2
1030 Vienna
phone: +43 1 711 62 65 4401
fax: +43 1 711 62 65 4409
email: fb.wien@bmvit.gv.at