The European Conference of Postal and Telecommunications Administrations (CEPT), which gathers Administrations from postal and telecommunications sector, was established in 1959.
Main objective of the CEPT shall be to strengthen relations and promote cooperation among individual Member States and contribute to creating dynamic market in the field of European posts and electronic communications. It also leaves the scope for pan-European discussion on appropriate regulatory issues regarding posts and telecommunications; it gives the possibility to Member States to influence developments within ITU and UPU in accordance with European goals through common positions; promote further European harmonisation, inter alia of the radio spectrum.
Postal and Telecommunications Administrations of the European countries which are Members of the Universal Postal Union or Member States of the International Telecommunication Union may be Members of CEPT. Czech Republic is Member since 1993.
CEPT is composed of three committees: Committee for ITU Policy (Com-ITU), European Electronic Communications Committee (ECC), and European Committee for Postal Regulation (CERP). CTU is closely following the work of most CEPT structures, attends plenary meetings and also plays an active role especially in ECC working groups.
European Communications Office (ECO) provides technical and administrative support to the CEPT, inter alia operates the Frequency Information System (EFIS). The CTU was commissioned to represent the Czech Republic in ECO since 1 December 2014.