CONSULTATIONS & DECISIONS

DECISIONS - ELECTRONIC COMMUNICATIONS
In January 2018, the MCA published its decision on the ‘Review of GO plc’s application for funding of the net cost claimed to have been incurred to provide universal service obligations during 2014’. It includes an analysis and assessment of the claimed universal service components and the result of an auditi...

As outlined in the Electronic Communications Networks and Services (General) Regulation, 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 2015, the MCA received ...

The purpose of Directive number 1 of 2018 is to amend article 9 of Directive Number 1 of 2004 so as to reflect the provisions at law under paragraph (a) of part C of the Eighth Schedule of SL. 399.28 of the Laws of Malta. View Directive Number 1 [1] View Consolidated Version [2]   [1] https://www.mca.org.mt/sit...

The Malta Communications Authority is with immediate effect implementing the attached amendments to this Directive. Apart from the amendments, a consolidated updated version of the Directive is also being included. The purpose of these amendments is to update references to applicable legislation, and to do away wit...

The availability of adequate spectrum is critical to the deployment of mobile technologies particularly with respect to high-speed wireless data connections that enable the deployment of innovative services.  Such developments have a direct effect on the quality of life of the citizens both in terms of bridging th...

The assignment of the 1.5 GHz band for wireless broadband use allows the enhancement of downlink capability for mobile broadband systems and could be a strategic tool to tackle the growing mobile data traffic asymmetry driven by increased multimedia usage. Such a band has a huge innovative potential for new service...

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