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Consultation on the Assignment process of Radio spectrum in the sub-700MHz band for Digital Terrestrial Television Services in Malta


From: Ministry for Finance and Financial Services
​(Malta Com​munications Authority)
​Published on: ​5 June 2020
Running till: ​17 July 2020
​Last Updated: ​5 June 2020
1.        Background

In view of the expiry of the current spectrum licence in May 2021, the obligations arising from the decisions published by the European Commission concerning the harmonisation of spectrum in the 700MHz band for the use of wireless mobile broadband services, together with the goals identified in the National Roadmap for the UHF band between 470-790 MHz, this consultation puts forward proposals concerning the assignment process and respective license conditions associated with the award and use of radio spectrum channels in the sub-700MHz band.​

2.        Documents

3.        Submission of input
Submissions must be sent in through the following channels:
By post:    Chief, Spectrum Management and Technology
                Malta Communications Authority 
                Valletta Waterfront, Pinto Wharf,

                Floriana, FRN1913 Malta. 

Submissions must be received by 17 July 2020.                               
We thank you in advance for your input.
Please be informed that submissions will be published on the webpage of this consultation at the end of the scoping phase. The lead Ministry has sole discretion upon the publication of comments.
Received contributions, together with the identity of the contributor, will be published on the Internet, unless the contributor objects to the publication of his/her personal data on the grounds that such publication would harm his/her legitimate interests. In this case the contribution may be published in anonymous form. Otherwise the contribution will not be published nor will, in principle, its content be taken into account.  Any objections concerning the publication of personal data should be sent to the service responsible for the consultation on the following email address:
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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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