Mission | Vision | Statutes


The Portuguese Communications Foundation’s (PCF) mission is to promote the study, preservation and dissemination of historical, scientific and technological communications heritage. It also englobes the undertaking of research, cooperation and image related activities with the purpose of disseminating the sector's historical evolution and new technologies.


The PCF aims at becoming a nationally and internationally recognised cultural and scientific institution for its work in preserving, studying and promoting Communications heritage.

The PCF also actively engages in promoting citizenship, literacy, knowledge and social inclusion.

As a place where the past, present and future of communications cross paths, the PCF also aims at being a platform for innovation and experimentation, anticipating tendencies and reflecting upon the impact of new technologies on organisations and the day-to-day life of citizens and societies.


Set up by public deed on October 6th, 1997, the Portuguese Communications Foundation comprises the following founding members: ICP – Portuguese Institute of Communications, National Communications Authority (ANACOM), CTT – Portuguese Postal Service and Altice Portugal (former PT – Portugal Telecom).

The FPC is a private non-profit institution deemed to be of public interest by decree published in the Republic Diary (Diário da República, Serie II, no. 250 of October 26th, 1999), and exempt from tax under Article 10 of the IRC by decree of the Minister of Finance on August 8th, 2001.

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