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The assignment process for the 1.5 GHz band for terrestrial systems capable of providing electronic communications services in Malta.
Published On: Jul 8th 2019
The MCA is hereby publishing an amended decision on the assignment process for the 1.5 GHz band (1427-1517 MHz band) for terrestrial systems capable of providing electronic communications services in Malta. The decisio...
Revisions to the National Frequency Plan
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 Decisio...

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.