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The Office of the Body of European Regulators for Electronic Communications (BEREC Office)


  • Role: Provide professional and administrative support for the Body of the European Regulators of Electronic Communications (BEREC)
  • Director: László Ignéczi
  • Set up: 2010
  • Number of staff: 27
  • Location: Riga (Latvia)
  • Website: BEREC

The BEREC Office is an EU agency providing professional and administrative support to BEREC, the Body of European Regulators for Electronic Communications.

What does BEREC do?

BEREC aims the relevant EU legislation is applied consistently, so the EU has a functioning single market for electronic communications.  

It provides advice on request ad its own initiative to the European Institutions. BEREC consists of what is called the Board of Regulators. This is a body made up of the heads (or nominated high-level representatives) of each EU country’s national regulator.


The governing body BEREC Office is a Management Committee, composed of 1 member per country and 1 member representing the Commission.

How does the BEREC Office work?

The BEREC Office:

  • provides professional and administrative support to BEREC
  • collects information and shares best practice among national regulators
  • helps prepare the work of BEREC’s Board of Regulators
  • sets up BEREC expert working groups and supports them.

Who benefits?

BEREC’s target audience is:

  • European, regional & national institutions in the field of electronic communications
  • Companies & industry associations in the sector
  • Consumers & consumer associations
  • Consultancies, researchers, think tanks
  • Academics.


Body of European Regulators for Electronic Communications

Contact details


BEREC Office

Z.A. Meierovica Bulvaris 14

LV-1050 Riga


+371 6611 7590
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