Mr. M. Kurth, President, Federal Network Agency,
Matthias Kurth was appointed president of the former
Regulatory Authority for Telecommunications and Posts (Reg TP) in March 2001.
RegTP has since been renamed to Federal Network Agency (BNetzA). BNetzA is the
sector-specific competition authority for telecommunications, postal, energy and
railway markets in Germany including frequency management and digital signature.
Mr Kurth joined BNetzA as Vice President in 2000. Prior he was since July 1999
member of the management of Colt Telecom GmbH as Director Business Development,
Law and Regulation. From 1994 to 1999, Mr Kurth worked as State Secretary in the
Hesse Ministry of Economics, Transport, Technology and European Affairs. Mr
Kurth was member of the Hesse Land Parliament from 1978 to 1994 and worked as
lawyer in Hesse.