It is FICORA's responsibility to ensure that the provision of communications services is versatile and responds to the increasing need for frequencies. The authority secures the ability of new and innovative service providers to enter the market. FICORA also monitors that consumer rights are respected.

FICORA ensures that everyone in Finland has access to the basic communications services required by law, and that users are aware of their right to receive such services. FICORA also ensures that communications networks are developed in remote areas.

Technical steering and monitoring, as well as information security work, play a central role in the development of the information society. FICORA produces versatile government services related to information security for citizens, business and industry and the public administration.