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Additional spectrum for wireless broadband electronic communications services in the 700 MHz, 3.6 GHz and 26 GHz bands


From: Ministry for the Economy and Industry
(Malta Communications Authority)
​Published: ​5 February 2021
Running till: ​26 February 2021
​Last Updated: ​1 March 2021
1.        Background

The purpose of the 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 w​ill be attached to the resulting rights of use.

he Malta Communications Authority, having regard to:
      • the laws as administered by the Malta Communications Authority;
      • Directive (EU) 2018/1972 establishing the European Electronic Communications Code (‘EECC’);
      • Decision (EU) 2017/899 on the use of the 470-790 MHz frequency band in the Union;
      • Recommendation (EU) 2019/534 on the cybersecurity of 5G networks and (NIS) CG 01/2020 on Cybersecurity of 5G Networks – EU toolbox of risk mitigating measures.​ 

is establishing the framework for the assignment of spectrum within these bands and the ​applicable​​obligations and license conditions thereof.

2.        Documents
3.        Submission of input

Submissions were sent by email to:

Submissions were received by 26 February 2021.
We thank you for your input.
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In addition, please be aware of:
·         Disclosure under the Freedom of Information Act (Chapter 496)
As we are a public authority all documents we hold, including documents related to this public consultation process, may be released following a request to us under the Freedom of Information Act (Chap. 496), unless such request may be subject of an exemption arising from the same Act.


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