Implementation status


ECC/DEC/(02)04 of 15 March 2002 on the use of the band 40.5 – 42.5 GHz by terrestrial (fixed service/ broadcasting service) systems and uncoordinated Earth stations in the fixed satellite service and broadcasting-satellite service (space to Earth)

Implementation Summary
Yes 32
Yes Partly 1
Committed 0
Planned 0
Under study 1
See remarks 0
No 4
No info 8
Country Implementation Status Date Remarks
Albania No info
Andorra No info
Austria Yes 01-09-2009 Implemented with the Frequency Utilisation Ordinance
Azerbaijan No info
Belgium Yes 01-09-2009 Included in the National Frequency Allocation Plan
Bosnia and Herzegovina No 07-01-2020
Bulgaria Yes 25-01-2008 Following the alignment of the legislation with the provisions of the Code, currently implemented by Rules for use of radio frequency spectrum for electronic communication networks from satellite radio services after authorisation, published in the Bulgarian Official Gazette No. 91 of November 2, 2021
Croatia Yes 04-03-2014 Implemented through reference in the NTFA
Cyprus Yes 29-05-2012
Czech Republic Yes 01-09-2009 Plan of Radio Spectrum Utilisation, Part. No. PV-P/9/01.2014-1
Denmark Yes 01-09-2009 Implementation through reference in the national table of frequency allocations
Estonia Yes 01-09-2009 Implemented through reference in "The Estonian radio frequency allocation plan"
Finland Yes 01-09-2009 Implemented by Regulation TRAFICOM 4 on radio frequency regulation, see
France No 01-09-2009 ERC/DEC/(99)15 not implemented
Georgia No info
Germany Yes 24-08-2017
Greece No info
Hungary Yes 09-03-2023 Implemented in the main text of Decree No. 7/2015 (XI.13.)NMHH on the national frequency allocation and the rules of using frequency bands. Use of FSS and BSS in the band 40.5-42.5 GHz is not allowed
Iceland Yes 01-09-2009 National Table of Frequency Allocation
Ireland Yes 04-03-2014 See National Legalisation S.I. 370 of 2009
Italy Yes 10-06-2011 Implemented by the decree of Ministry of the Economic Development of 13 November 2008 and published in the Italian Official Gazette No. 273 dated 21 November 2008
Latvia Yes 01-09-2009
Liechtenstein Yes 01-09-2009
Lithuania Yes 01-09-2009 Implemented by Order No. 1V-167 of the Director of the Communications Regulatory Authority of 16 December 2003 on the Approval of the Radio Frequency Usage Plan
Luxembourg Yes 01-09-2009 Through reference in Luxembourg's national table of frequency allocations
Malta Yes 01-09-2009
Moldova No 01-09-2009
Monaco No info
Montenegro Yes 09-11-2011 Implemented through reference in the National Frequency Allocation Table
Netherlands Yes 01-09-2009 Implemented by reference in the National Frequency Table and Register
North Macedonia Yes 01-09-2009
Norway Yes 01-09-2009 National table of frequency allocations,
Poland Yes 18-07-2018
Portugal Yes 01-09-2009 Press release containing the Decision published (Spectru no 60, December 2003)
Romania Yes 01-09-2009 Included in the National Table of Frequency Allocations
San Marino No info
Serbia Yes 03-07-2020 Implementation per 3 July 2020 through reference in the national table of frequency allocations
Slovak Republic Yes 01-09-2009 Included in the National Table of the Frequency Allocations
Slovenia Yes 01-09-2009 NTFA
Spain Yes 01-09-2009
Sweden No 01-09-2009
Switzerland Yes 01-09-2009
Türkiye Yes 21-10-2010
Ukraine Under study 30-03-2011
United Kingdom Yes Partly 17-11-2021 The use of recognised satellite earth station terminals in this band, is under the management of the spectrum licensees for the band (
Vatican City No info