The purpose of this consultation is to inform the public on the assignment process that will be adopted in respect of spectrum in the 700 MHz, 3.6 GHz and 26 GHz bands and the conditions that will be attached to the resulting rights of use. The Malta Communications Authority (‘Authority’), having regard to:
• The laws as administered by the Malta Communications Authority;
• Directive (EU) 2018/1972 establishing the European Electronic Communications Code (‘EECC’);
• Decision (EU) 2017/899 on the use of the 470-790 MHz frequency band in the Union;
• Recommendation (EU) 2019/534 on the cybersecurity of 5G networks and (NIS) CG 01/2020 on Cybersecurity of 5G Networks – EU toolbox of risk mitigating measures;
is establishing the framework for the assignment of spectrum within these bands and the applicable obligations and license conditions thereof.