Implementation status


ECTRA Decision of 3 March 1999 on harmonisation of authorisation conditions in the field of Satellite personal Communications Services (S-PCS) in Europe, operating within the bands 1525-1544/1545-1559 MHz, 1626.5-1645.5/1646.5-1660.5 MHz

Implementation Summary
Yes 18
Yes Partly 0
Committed 0
Planned 0
Under study 0
See remarks 1
No 8
No info 21
Country Implementation Status Date Remarks
Albania No info
Andorra No info
Austria Yes 01-09-2009 Implemented by class licence in Telecommunications Act of 1997
Azerbaijan No info
Belarus No info
Belgium Yes 01-09-2009
Bosnia and Herzegovina No info
Bulgaria Yes 01-09-2009
Croatia Yes 01-09-2009 Implemented through NTFA
Cyprus No info
Czech Republic Yes 26-02-2020 VO-R/1/12.2018-8
Denmark No 30-01-2014
Estonia Yes 23-01-2014 Implemented through reference in "The Estonian radio frequency allocation plan" and "Conditions for use of radio frequencies and technical requirements for radio equipment exempted from frequency authorisation"
Finland Yes 01-09-2009 In the event this decision is implemented by the implementation of decisions ERC/DEC/(97)03 and ERC/DEC/(97)05._x00D_ Decision by the Board of TAC 24 September 1997. See also the Finnish frequency allocation table in
France See remarks 14-11-2011 See ECC/DEC/(12)01
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 No info
Hungary Yes 26-02-2014 No specific measure will be adopted, the Hungarian administration implements the related ECC/DEC/(12)01
Iceland No info
Ireland No 01-09-2009
Italy Yes 21-10-2019 Lastly implemented by the decree of Ministry of the Economic Development of 25 September 2018, nr. 134, published in the Italian Official Gazette No. 284 dated 6 December 2018
Latvia No 01-09-2009
Liechtenstein No info
Lithuania No 28-09-2010
Luxembourg No info
Malta No 01-09-2009
Moldova No info
Monaco No info
Montenegro Yes 09-11-2011
Netherlands No 01-09-2009
North Macedonia No info
Norway Yes 01-09-2009
Poland Yes 18-07-2018
Portugal Yes 05-03-2014 Adopted in June 4, 1999
Romania No info
Russian Federation No info
San Marino No info
Serbia No 27-09-2010
Slovak Republic No info
Slovenia No 01-09-2009
Spain No info
Sweden Yes 01-09-2009
Switzerland Yes 01-09-2009
Turkey Yes 21-10-2010
Ukraine No info
United Kingdom Yes 24-11-2021 (authorised via demand, case-by-case, situations only)
Vatican City No info