Implementation status


ECC Decision of 24 June 2005 on the availability of frequency bands for high density applications in the Fixed-Satellite Service (space-to-Earth and Earth-to-space). Amended on 8 March 2013.

Implementation Summary
Yes 33
Yes Partly 1
Committed 0
Planned 1
Under study 2
See remarks 0
No 2
No info 9
Country Implementation Status Date Remarks
Albania Yes 04-10-2010 Implemented through reference in the National Frequency Allocation Table, Government Decision Nr.479, Dt. 06.05.2009
Andorra No info
Austria Yes 01-09-2009 Implemented with the Frequency Utilisation Ordinance
Azerbaijan No info
Belarus Under study 20-12-2012
Belgium No 02-06-2010
Bosnia and Herzegovina No info
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 01-09-2009 Implemented through reference in the NTFA
Cyprus Yes 29-05-2012
Czech Republic Yes 27-10-2015 Plan of Radio Spectrum Utilisation, Parts Nos. PV-P/17/02.2010-3 and PV-P/11/07.2015-5
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 FICORA 4 on radio frequency regulation, see
France Yes 01-09-2009
Georgia No info
Germany Yes 01-09-2009 Terminals are exempted from individual licensing but the operation is allowed only under the control of a satellite network, which needs to be authorised by the NRA
Greece Yes 05-02-2016
Hungary Yes 01-09-2009 National footnotes H193A, H194A of the National Table of Frequency Allocations, which was published by Decree No. 15/2012 (XII.29.)NMHH, and Decree No. 2/2013 (I.7.)NMHH on establishing the rules of use for frequency bands that may be used for civil purposes
Iceland Yes 01-09-2009 Implementation through reference in the National Table of Frequency Allocation
Ireland Yes 04-03-2014
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 23-01-2014
Liechtenstein Yes 01-09-2009
Lithuania Yes 26-06-2012 Lithuania will implement amended ECC/DEC(05)08 with one exception, namely that provisions of point 6 in decide part will not be applicable to 17.3 – 17.7 GHz band. The rationale for this exclusion is not to put additional constrains on possibilities to use feeder links in this band in the future
Luxembourg Yes 01-09-2009 Through reference in Luxembourg's national table of frequency allocations
Malta Under study 01-09-2009
Moldova No info
Monaco No info
Montenegro Yes 09-11-2011 Through reference in the NFAT
Netherlands Yes 01-09-2009 The Netherlands has implemented this ECC Decision and will not change this, but, since decides 6 of the new version of the Decision, indicates that administrations shall exempt the uncoordinated FSS earth stations from individual licensing, the Netherlands will indicate in the remarks section of the implementation database that in part of the band 17.3-17.7 GHz individual licences might be required
North Macedonia Yes 01-06-2012
Norway Yes 01-09-2009 National table of frequency allocations,
Poland Yes 18-07-2018
Portugal Yes 21-10-2010 Press release containing the Decision published (Spectru no 123, September/October 2009). Adoption of the amended version dated 8 March 2013 underway
Romania Yes 04-10-2010 Included in the National Table of Frequency Allocations (
Russian Federation Planned 13-03-2013 The Russian Federation could implement this ECC Decision for the bands 19.7-20.2 GHz and 29.5-30.0 GHz. Implementation of this ECC Decision for the band 17.3-17.7 GHz in the Russian Federation is not possible due to the difficulty to ensure compatibility of uncoordinated FSS Earth stations with radiolocation service used in the Russian Federation
San Marino No info
Serbia Yes Implementation per 3 July 2020 through reference in the national table of frequency allocations
Slovak Republic No info
Slovenia Yes 01-09-2009 NTFA
Spain Yes 01-09-2009
Sweden Yes 04-10-2010 Implemented by the National Frequency Allocation Table and by PTS Licence Exemption Regulations
Switzerland Yes 01-01-2014
Turkey Yes 04-06-2012
Ukraine No 30-03-2011
United Kingdom Yes Partly 17-11-2021 Decides 1 only.
Vatican City No info