Latest Spectrum Updates

Published On: Apr 27th 2021

On the 19th April 2021, the MCA published a Call for Expression of Interest for the Assignment of Spectrum in the 3.6 GHz band (MCA/O/21-4179). GO plc, Melita Limited, and Epic Communications Limited have expressed their interest in order to obtain access to the rights of use for radio frequencies in this band. Giv...

Published On: Apr 20th 2021

Mobile communications have become a way of life. Mobile phones are no longer used solely for voice communication purposes. They have also become a means of socialising and doing business.   A radio transmitting network needs to be set so as to facilitate mobile communications. This involves the establishment of m...

Published On: Apr 19th 2021

In February 2021, the Malta Communications Authority (“MCA” or the “Authority”) published a consultation paper[1] [1], outlining a proposed methodology for the assignment of additional spectrum for wireless broadband in the 700 MHz, 3.6 GHz and 26 GHz bands. Following consideration of the various responses ...

Published On: Apr 7th 2021

The purpose of this Decision is to establish 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 adm...

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 resulting rights of use. The Malta Communications Authority (‘Authority’), having regard to: ...

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). The key developments in the Plan include: * Implementation of Commission Implementing Decisions (E...

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