The President of the Office of Electronic Communications (President of UKE) is the national regulatory authority for the market of telecommunications and postal services. The President of UKE is also the specialised authority in the area of equipment conformity assessment, including telecommunications terminal equipment and radio equipment.
The duties of the President of the Office of Electronic Communications have been set out in:
The specific duties of the President of UKE include, inter alia:
The President of UKE performs his duties through the Office of Electronic Communications. UKE is comprised of its Warsaw Headquarters and 16 regional offices, whose territorial jurisdiction extends to the territories of Poland's voivodships. Under a separate authority, the directors of the regional offices are able to make administrative inspections and carry out inspection duties on behalf of the President of the Office of Electronic Communications. All the regional offices are equipped with fixed and mobile stations for radio measurements, fitted with antenna systems and measuring instruments and used specialised IT equipment to carry out these tasks.
There are also three examination commissions for radio equipment operators: in the amateur radio service, aeronautical radio service and maritime & inland radio service.
The activities of the President of UKE
are supervised by the minister
competent for communications (currently the Minister of Digital Affairs in charge of the communications
sector) and in reference to post – minister competent for communications (currently the Minister of Infrastructure and Construction).
For more details please see information below: