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Licensing regime for short-range radiocommunications apparatus operating below 9 kHz

Published On: Jun 22nd 2021
The Malta Communications Authority is proposing to adopt a light-weight oversight regime and regulate radiocommunications apparatus operating below 9 kHz under the General Authorisations (Radiocommunications Apparatus)...

Electromagnetic Fields (EMF) Factsheet

Published On: Jun 18th 2021
As part of its radio spectrum monitoring function, the MCA regularly monitors Electromagnetic Fields (EMF), to ensure they remain well-below the safe public exposure limits. Read more on our EMF factsheet below: ...

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.