Latest Spectrum Updates

Published On: Jul 8th 2019

The MCA has today published the latest edition of the National Frequency Plan (edition 6.1), which supersedes edition 6.  The key developments in the Plan include the implementation of Commission Implementing Decision (EU) 2018/1538 on the harmonisation of radio spectrum for use by short-range devices within the 8...

Published On: Jul 8th 2019

Radio spectrum is a valuable resource. Its effective and efficient management leads to the availability of resilient electronic communications networks and services. Key economic sectors including aviation, maritime, as well as the public administration and the private sector depend on the effective management of s...

Published On: Jun 24th 2019

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 with fixed radio links. Assignment of the said channels is being requested within the 17/18 GHz fr...

Published On: Jun 28th 2018

In line with Decision (EU) 2017/899, the MCA is publishing the National Roadmap [1] for the UHF band between 470 – 790 MHz. This roadmap lays down the foundation to ensure that Malta is well positioned to adopt and benefit from future wireless technologies while sustaining competitiveness in the rapidly changing ...

Published On: Jun 21st 2018

The Malta Communications Authority (the Authority) notifies that it has received an application for the grant of rights of use of radio frequencies being made available for assignment by the Authority in connection with fixed radio links. Assignment of the said frequencies is being requested within the 11 GHz frequ...

Published On: Apr 23rd 2018

Over the next years, developments in 5G and the Internet of Things will usher a new era in mobile connectivity services. To help meet this demand, the MCA following the award of spectrum licences in the 800MHz and 2.5 GHz bands, is publishing a consultation on the roadmap for the UHF band between 470 - 790 MHz [1]....

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