| Finnish: Viestintävirasto|
|Formed||1988 (as THK)|
2001 (as FICORA)
|Dissolved||1 January 2019|
|Parent department||Ministry of Transport and Communications|
The Finnish Communications Regulatory Authority, abbreviated to FICORA (Finnish : Viestintävirasto, Swedish : Kommunikationsverket), was the public authority responsible for communication regulations in Finland. FICORA regulated radio frequencies and television broadcast permits, supervised the operation of Internet service providers, and managed the .fi domain zone. FICORA was headquartered in Helsinki.
FICORA acted as the national telecommunications regulatory body, representing Finland in ITU and ETSI. It was one of the standards writing bodies working with the Finnish Standards Association. : Telehallintokeskus, Swedish : Teleförvaltningscentralen) by combining the regulatory divisions of the Finnish PTT agency (fi) and that of Yleisradio (YLE) into a single agency, and adopted its name in 2001.It was founded in 1988 as the State Agency for Telecommunications Administration (THK; Finnish
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