The Radio and Television Commission of Lithuania
Phone:+370 5 233 06 60; 233 26 67
Fax +370 5 264 71 25
The Radio and Television Commission of Lithuania is an independent institution with powers of regulation and supervision of activities of radio and television broadcasters, which is accountable to the Seimas of the Republic of Lithuania. It is an expert of the Seimas and the Government of the Republic of Lithuania in matters of radio and television broadcasting.
In its activities the Commission is guided by the Constitution of Republic of Lithuania, the RL Law on the Provision of Information to the Public, other laws and regulatory enactments, its own Regulations and the Rules for Licensing Broadcasting and Re-broadcasting Activities.
Together with the Communications Regulatory Authority, the Commission works out the Strategy for allocation of radio frequencies for broadcasting and transmitting radio and television programmes and on its grounds it prepares and adopts the Plan for allocation of radio frequencies for broadcasting and transmitting radio and television programmes thereof. It announces tenders for the acquisition of broadcasting or re-broadcasting licences. It establishes the tender conditions and the licence terms as well as fixes the rate of a registration fee. It adopts decisions concerning the tender results and the granting of licences. It supervises the observance of licence terms and decisions adopted by the Commission.