CONSULTATIONS & DECISIONS

CLOSED CONSULTATIONS
The availability of an adequate and reliable broadband internet access service is today a crucial enabler for participation in the digital economy and society. The coronavirus pandemic is a clear reminder on how dependent we are on the internet and, by implication, on the underlying high-speed broadband infrastruct...

The MCA has today published a consultation paper on the review of the universal service obligations in the electronic communications sector. This consultation aims to examine the scope of the universal service, in particular in relation to the obligation/s to be met by the designated undertaking. The current univer...

In accordance with national law, the designated undertaking providing universal services has the right to seek to receive funds for the net costs it believes to have incurred to provide part or all of the universal services. In November 2017, the MCA received an application from GO plc , as the designated undertaki...

 In view of the expiry of the current spectrum licence in May 2021, the obligations arising from the decisions published by the European Commission concerning the harmonisation of spectrum in the 700MHz band for the use of wireless mobile broadband services, together with the goals identified in the National Roadm...

The MCA is hereby initiating a consultation exercise on its market analysis concerning the provision of wholesale fixed broadband access in Malta. Interested parties are invited to submit their feedback on the MCA's findings within the period ending 24th July 2020. Arrangements for submitting comments are explained...

In an increasingly joined-up, high speed digital environment where take-up of Cloud-based services, among others, is ramping up steeply, reliance on always-on, electronic communications networks can no longer be dependent on best-effort provision. Thus, networks increasingly require a reasonable level of ongoing re...

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