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Additional spectrum for wireless broadband electronic communications services

Published On: Feb 5th 2021
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 re...

National Frequency Plan

Published On: Nov 26th 2020
On the 26th of November 2020, the MCA published the latest edition of the frequency allocation plan for Malta - National Frequency Plan, edition 6.2 (MCA/O/18-3129/R.2) and supersedes edition 6.1 (MCA/O/18-3129/R.1). T...

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.