Institutional details 2016
Name of Authority
Swedish Post and Telecom Authority
Year created n/a
Legal document that created the authority
The Act on Telecommunications (Telelagen) (1993:957) and The Act on Radio Communications (1993:599)
Reports to Annual report to the Sector Ministry & Report to other Ministry
Does the Regulatory Authority also regulate other public utilities (e.g. electricity, gas, etc.)?
Is the Regulatory Authority autonomous in its decision making?
Who approves the budget of the Regulator?
Indicate the percentage of budget financed from each source:
Licence fees; ; percentage: 29.9% Government appropriation; ; percentage: 22.4% Numbering fees; ; percentage: 5.9% Spectrum fees; ; percentage: 30% Contributions from regulated telecom operators based on turnover; percentage: 29.9% ; percentage of operator revenue (turnover): 0.174%
Structure of the Regulator 2016
Name of the Head of the Regulatory Authority:
Göran Marby (Director General)
Is it a collegial body? No
Total number of members n/a
Is the Head of the commission also responsible for day to day administrative matters? n/a
Who appoints the Members/Head?
Period of appointment (years): n/a
Total number of staff in the Regulatory Authority: 270
Regulatory Functions 2016
R Licensing
R Interconnection rates
R Price Regulation
R Technical standards settings
R Radio frequency allocation
R Spectrum monitoring and enforcement
R Numbering
R Type approval
NR Service quality monitoring
R Universal Service
NR Quality of service standards
NR Enforcement of quality of service obligations
n/a Broadcasting
The Swedish Broadcasting authority
n/a Broadcasting content
The Swedish Broadcasting authority
NR Information technology
M Internet content
Key: M - Sector Ministry
R - Regulatory Authority
Om - Other Ministry or Government body
Op - Operator
O - Other
NR - Not regulated
Recent Legislation 2016
2003 Electronic Communications Act
2001 Telecommunications - Regulations
NPA General Advice concerning grant of licences for the provision of network capacity for mobile telecommunications services in accordance with the GSM Standard or corresponding by a procedure for open invitation in accorda PTSFS 2001:14, PTSFS 2001:15National Post and Telecom Agency’s Regulations on licences to provide network capacity for mobile telecommunications services in accordance with the GSM Standard or corresponding, PTSFS 2001:14
2001 The National Post and Telecom Agency regulations on licences to provide capacity for mobile telecommunications services
In accordance with the UMTS/IMT-2000 Standard and the GSM Standard respectively (PTSFS 2000:5)
2000 Qualified Electronic Signatures Act
1997 Telecommunications Ordinance
1996 The Radio and Television Act
1993 Licensing Regime
Recently reviewed.
1993 The Radiocommunications Act
1993 The Telecommunications Act
Stipulates licensing for certain activities. Recently reviewed.
1992 The Telecommunications Terminal equipment Act

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