Universities are generally qualfify as providers of telecommunication services and are subject to the Telecommunications Act (TCA), the Federal Act on the Surveillance of Post and Telecommunications (SPTA) and the associated regulation (RPTA).
In order to be aware of the legal obligations, a university must in particular clarify the following questions:
- What is the role of the university under the TCA and SPTA based on the legal criteria?
- What list of obligations is applicable?
- Are there any exceptions and exemptions that must be considered?
We answer legal questions of the universities in the field of telecommunications law.