The law of July 9th, 2004 relating to the electronic communications and the departments of communication audio-visual gave to the Council competence to control televisions and the online radios, who are the object either of a conventionality, or of a simple declaration.
That of March 5th, 2009 relating to the audio-visual communication and the new public service of television conferred that to him to control the services of audio-visual mediums to the request. For the latter, the Council had to fix the perimeter of the services concerned with the law and to define the tools adapted to its objectives which remain constant: cultural and social regulation, in particular the cultural diversity of works proposed, deontology, the protection of the young public.
The Council is also concerned with the development of the television sets connected to Internet. It organized, in April 2011, a conference on this subject, which asks in particular the question of the difference of the rules imposed on the television services and radios and to the contents diffused by Internet, between national services and services established abroad, etc