The ACMA is looking for comment from interested stakeholders on options for spectrum licences in the 1800 MHz band.
The second paper on the band released today, Spectrum licences in the 1800 MHz band—a shared strategy: Issues paper 2, informs stakeholders about licensing options to suit their planned infrastructure deployments and service [...]Continue Reading →
The ACMA would like to thank the stakeholders who have responded to Regional and remote apparatus licences in the 1800 MHz band, the first issues paper in the ACMA’s 1800 MHz—A shared strategy consultation. Fourteen respondents from the mobile telecommunications industry, the mining sector, government and radiocommunications specialists all contributed considered responses. The [...]Continue Reading →
The ACMA has extended the submission due date for Issues paper 1, Regional and remote apparatus licences in the 1800 MHz band, to Friday, 15 February 2013. This recognises the large number of our stakeholders who had taken leave over the Christmas and new year period and provides them with [...]Continue Reading →
Thanks to the stakeholders who attended the 1800 MHz workshop, held recently in our Sydney office. As well as those who were there in person, over a dozen people from around Australia and overseas joined the conversation via webinar.
The workshop was a great opportunity for the ACMA to listen to our stakeholders about how [...]Continue Reading →
The 1800 MHz workshop is an opportunity for the ACMA to discuss the proposed spectrum management strategies in the 1800 MHz band with our stakeholders. It will also provide opportunities for collaboration and networking. The agenda for the day including a details of the panellists can be found here.Continue Reading →
The ACMA’s consultation for the review of the 1800 MHz band starts next week.
As part of the consultation, we’re holding a workshop in our Sydney office for current and prospective licensees, and other interested parties.
Workshop details and registration forms will be released next week. Look out for links to the workshop webcast on [...]Continue Reading →
The ACMA welcomes your help in developing a long-term, cohesive spectrum management strategy for the 1800 MHz band.
There is increasing demand for access to spectrum in the 1800 MHz band from various industries. We’re working on a strategy for the band that will suit new and existing users in both the short and longer [...]Continue Reading →
The purpose of this paper is to outline the Australian Communication and Media Authority’s (ACMA) consultation process for developing technical and regulatory arrangements for the 1800 MHz band.
It provides background information to assist people in making comments to the ACMA on the issues addressed. Information in this paper should not be taken to indicate [...]Continue Reading →
The ACMA is guided in its spectrum management functions by the objects of the Radiocommunications Act 1992 and its Principles for spectrum management. The key theme of both objects and principles is to maximise the overall public benefit derived from use of the radiofrequency spectrum. The ACMA achieves this goal through a balanced application of [...]Continue Reading →