The Office of the Communications Authority (OFCA) is the executive arm and secretariat of the Communications Authority (CA), which has been established as the unified regulator of both the telecommunications and broadcasting sectors on 1 April 2012. OFCA is formed by merging the then Office of the Telecommunications Authority and the relevant divisions of the Television and Entertainment Licensing Authority.

OFCA is a government department headed by the Director-General of Communications who supports the CA in administering and enforcing the –

  1. Communications Authority Ordinance (Cap. 616),
  2. Broadcasting Ordinance (Cap. 562),
  3. Broadcasting (Miscellaneous Provisions) Ordinance (Cap. 391),
  4. Telecommunications Ordinance (Cap. 106),
  5. Unsolicited Electronic Messages Ordinance (Cap. 593) and
  6. any other Ordinance as appropriate.

For more information about OFCA, please visit its website at