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The Assignment of Radio Spectrum in the sub-700MHz band - Call for Expression of Interest

Published On: Oct 5th 2020
On the 27th August 2020, the Malta Communications Authority published its decision MCA/D/20-3934 on the assignment process of the radio spectrum in the sub-700MHz band for the setup of digital terrestrial television (D...

Notice: Assignment of radio spectrum for fixed radio links

Published On: Sep 29th 2020
The Malta Communications Authority (the ‘Authority’) notifies that it has received an application for the grant of rights of use of radio spectrum being made available for assignment by the Authority in connection ...

Spectrum Planning

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Spectrum planning is the process of establishing the spectrum management goals for the future.

Spectrum Monitoring

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The purpose of spectrum monitoring is to support the spectrum management process in general, including frequency assignment and planning functions.

Towards 5G

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5G is more than just a new radio technology; it holds the promise of enabling new communications possibilities and applications. Such opportunities, of which many are still unknown, will eventually lead to a ‘hyper connected society’.

Test & Trial

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The MCA operates a test and trial licensing scheme in support of innovative spectrum uses which aims to exploit Malta’s unique potential as a test-bed.

Radiocommunications Licensing

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European legislation, i.e. the Authorisation Directive (2002/20/EC), and ITU rules, i.e. the Radio Regulations (RR) have established that a form of authorisation is required for radio transmissions.

Radio spectrum for terrestrial...

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Mobile communications including wireless broadband have been playing important roles in the economic and social developments.

Satellite Services

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The development of satellite communication has highlighted the need for managing satellite-related scarce resources, i.e. the satellite spectrum and orbit.

Spectrum for Terrestrial broad...

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In many countries the terrestrial broadcasting platform is the primary means of delivering broadcasting services.