- Office of the Telecommunications Authority
Office of the Telecommunications Authority 電 訊 管 理 局 Agency overview Formed 1 July 1993 Headquarters Wan Chai, Hong Kong Employees 320 Annual budget HK$320.9 million revenue, HK$92.6 million profit Agency executives Marion Lai Chan Chi-kuen, Director-General
Ha Yung-kuen, Deputy Director-General
Website www.ofta.gov.hk Footnotes Organisation Chart
Office of the Telecommunications Authority or OFTA (Chinese: 電訊管理局) is the executive arm of the Telecommunications Authority in Hong Kong. It is the body responsible for telecommunications regulation (through the Regulatory Affairs Branch), antitrust enforcement (through the Competition Affairs Branch) and allocation of the radio frequency portion of the electromagnetic spectrum (also known as spectrum management, through the Operations Branch). It is also charged with enforcement of laws prohibiting spam (through the Support Branch) and has five formally constituted advisory committees. OFTA declares a commitment to be a "transparent" regulator and operates under legislation entitled the Telecommunications Ordinance, last amended on 6 January 2007. In the fiscal year 2006-07, the Authority earned a pre-tax profit of HK$92.6 million on revenues of HK$320.9 million; 84 percent of the revenues came from licence fees assessed on the firms it regulates.
- ^ OFTA Organisation Structure, accessed 2008-08-25.
- ^ OFTA Advisory Committees, accessed 2008-08-25.
- ^ Office of the Telecommunications Authority website, accessed 2008-08-25.
- ^ Chapter 106, Hong Kong Ordinances, Bilingual Laws Information System, 26 June 2008, accessed 2008-08-25.
- ^ OFTA Trading Fund Report 2006/07, Financial Results, p. 2, accessed 2008-08-25.
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