Agcom is first and foremost a "guarantor".
The guarantees refer to:
Above all, however, Agcom pursues the goal of technological innovation, which stimulates the creation of new products and services, as well as new productive cycles.
Technological growth encourages the creation of new languages while favouring computer literacy of citizens in the "information society".
The Communications Regulatory Authority is a "convergent" authority.
The definition refers to the choice made by Parliament, which attributed to Agcom a series of functions extending from telecommunications to audiovisuals and publishing.
This choice took into account the deep changes caused by the "digital revolution" which has blurred the boundaries between the different media, whose contents – images, data, voice – are becoming more and more interactive.
Telephone, television and personal computer will soon become integrated, creating a common platform where all technologies will converge and increasing the range of services which can be offered to the public.
The model adopted by the Authority is almost unique in the international scenario and many countries are looking at it with growing interest.
Agcom’s headquarters are located in Naples, at the following address:
Agcom has also an office of representation in Rome.