More about "Australia"
Australian consultation on updates to earth station coordination requirements
Jul 25, 2022
by Mirva Villa

Australian Communications and Media Authority ACMA is consulting on planned modifications to coordination requirements for earth stations. The regulator is proposing to modify which bands need to be coordinated and update requirements for earth stations and microwave fixed point-to-point links The rules that will be changed are called RALI MS 43… Read more...

Australian consultation on new arrangements for banned equipment and exemptions framework
Jul 11, 2022
by Mirva Villa

The Australian regulator ACMA is seeking stakeholders' views on new arrangements for the banned equipment and exemptions framework under the Radiocommunications Act 1992. Following a review of the framework launched in 2020, the regulator has made a number of changes in the exemption framework, including proposing the local police to… Read more...

Australian consultation on re-allocating 3.4 GHz and 3.7 GHz bands
Apr 04, 2022
by Richard Haas

April 4, 2022: The ACMA has extended the deadline for comments on this consultation until May 4. The agency has also made several small corrections to the original consultation document. These can be found under the corrections subheading here. March 7, 2022: The Australian Communications and Media Authority (ACMA) has published… Read more...

Australian consultation on five-year spectrum outlook
Mar 21, 2022
by Richard Haas

The Australian Communications and Media Authority (ACMA) has published a consultation its plans for the next five years. The document sets out various focus areas. These include: Implementing planning outcomes for the 3.4-4.0 GHz band to be used for 5G Gauging interest in terahertz spectrum bands (100 GHz to 3… Read more...

Australian consultation on giving companies access to space object licenses
Mar 14, 2022
by Richard Haas

The Australian Communications and Media Authority (ACMA) has published a consultation on plans to include two new companies in the foreign space objects determination law. The following companies will be added to the list: Kuiper Systems LLC Omnispace LLC Ovzon Sweden AB Telesat Canada   This will allow the companies… Read more...

Australian consultation on coordination arrangements in 800 MHz band
Feb 14, 2022
by Richard Haas

The Australian Communications and Media Authority (ACMA) has published a consultation on proposed updates to RALI FX 22. RALI FX 22 sets out coordination arrangements for point-to-point services operating in the 800 MHz band. The ACMA is updating these rules to align them with recently updated guidelines for the 850/900… Read more...

Australian consultation on replanning the 2 GHz band
Feb 07, 2022
by Richard Haas

The Australian Communications and Media Authority (ACMA) has published a consultation on changes to arrangements for television broadcast services in the 1980–2010 MHz and 2170–2200 MHz bands. This is to support the introduction of mobile-satellite services (MSS) in the 1980–2010 MHz and 2170–2200 MHz bands, which would replace television services.… Read more...

Australian consultation on 1.9 GHz
Jan 24, 2022
by Richard Haas

January 24, 2022: This consultation has been extended until February 11, 2022. The ACMA has also published a correction to page 28 of the consultation paper, regarding the use of the bands adjacent to 1.9 GHz. November 22, 2021: The Australian Communications and Media Authority (ACMA) has published a consultation on… Read more...

Australian consultation on 6 GHz for RLAN
Nov 22, 2021
by Richard Haas

November 22, 2021: This consultation has been extended by two weeks following requests from stakeholders. It will now close on December 3. October 18, 2021: The Australian Communications and Media Authority (ACMA) is seeking comments on a proposed update to regulations that would allow the use of radio local area… Read more...

Australia consultation on spectrum fees
Oct 29, 2021
by Toby Youell

The Australian Communications and Media Authority (ACMA) is proposing a second tranche of reforms following the Spectrum Pricing Review. The new proposals focus on updating the assigned apparatus licence tax formula, reducing tax rates for transmitter licences used for high-power open narrowcasting services, and adjusting some tranche 1 reforms following… Read more...