Hong Kong Broadcasting Authority


Hong Kong Broadcasting Authority

The Hong Kong Broadcasting Authority (Chinese: 廣播事務管理局) is an organization responsible for licensing and regulating the broadcasting industry in Hong Kong. It was formed in 1987. The organization is authorized to investigate complaints made regarding programs, issue warnings & fines, or even suspend the license of the radio or television station.

Comparisons

Similar bodies around the world are:
*Australia: Australian Communications and Media Authority
*Canada: Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC)
*France: Superior Audiovisual Council (formerly the ORTF)
*United Kingdom: Ofcom
*United States: Federal Communications Commission (FCC)

ee also

* Television and Entertainment Licensing Authority

External links

* [http://www.hkba.hk Hong Kong Broadcasting Authority Homepage (in Chinese and English)]


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