Implementation status


ERC/DEC/(00)03 of 27 March 2000 on Exemption from Individual Licensing of Satellite Interactive Terminals (SITs) operating within the Frequency Bands 10.70 - 12.75 GHz space-to-Earth and 29.50 - 30.00 GHz Earth-to-Space

Implementation Summary
Yes 23
Yes Partly 0
Committed 0
Planned 0
Under study 2
See remarks 0
No 2
No info 19
Country Implementation Status Date Remarks
Albania No info
Andorra No info
Austria Yes 01-09-2009 General Licence Ordinance, published in Federal Law Gazette II Nr. 98/2001
Azerbaijan No info
Belgium Yes 01-09-2009 Royal Decree of 16/04/1998
Bosnia and Herzegovina No info
Bulgaria No info
Croatia Yes 01-09-2009
Cyprus Yes 01-09-2009 Adopted 30.04.04 by a Ministerial Order (P.I.355/2004). No further authorisation required for conformant transmitters/stations
Czech Republic Yes 01-09-2009 VO-R/4/07.2005-17
Denmark No info
Estonia Yes 01-09-2009 Implemented through reference in "Conditions for use of radio frequencies and technical requirements for radio equipment exempted from frequency authorisation"
Finland Yes 01-09-2009 Implemented by Regulations FICORA 15, see
France Yes 01-09-2009 Terminal equipment is exempted from individual licence in accordance with the French telecommunications law. See
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 01-09-2009 National footnote H186 of the National Table of Frequency Allocations, which was published by Government Decree No. 346/2004 (XII.22.) Korm., and Decree No. 35/2004 (XII.28) IHM on the establishment of the rules relating to the use of frequency bands
Iceland Yes 01-09-2009 Telecommunications law nr 107/1999, art. 46
Ireland Yes 01-09-2009 Statutory Instrument 505 of 2003 applies
Italy Yes 01-09-2009 Implemented by a decree of Ministry of the Communication of 8 July 2002 and published in the Italian Official Gazette No. 169 dated 20 July 2002
Latvia Yes 01-09-2009
Liechtenstein Yes 01-09-2009 The exemption from the individual licence requirement only applies under the condition and in the framework of a valid operators license for the Lichtenstein territory that includes the use of individual customers terminals
Lithuania Yes 01-09-2009 Implemented by the Order No.1-V27 of the Director of the Communications Regulatory Authority of 13 March 2003 on the Approval of the List of Frequencies (channels) which may be used without an individual authorisation <br>Replaced: by ECC/DEC/(08)06
Luxembourg Yes 01-09-2009
Malta No 01-09-2009
Moldova No info
Monaco No info
Montenegro No info
Netherlands Yes 01-09-2009
North Macedonia No info
Norway Yes 01-09-2009 Implemented through national regulation. Due to restrictions laid down in the regulation "Forskrift om etablering, drift og bruk av jordstasjon for satellitt", chapter 3, the Decision will not be implemented for Svalbard
Poland No info
Portugal Yes 01-09-2009 National measures that have to be taken to implement this Decision: - approval by the Board - press release containing the Decision itself. Date of implementation: 2nd quarter of 2002
Romania No info
San Marino No info
Serbia No info
Slovak Republic Yes 01-09-2009 General Licence VPR - 02/2002
Slovenia No 01-09-2009
Spain Yes 01-09-2009
Sweden No info
Switzerland Yes 01-09-2009 The exemption from the individual licence requirement only applies under the condition and in the framework of a valid operators license for the Swiss territory that includes the use of individual customer terminals
Türkiye Under study 01-09-2009
Ukraine No info
United Kingdom Under study 01-09-2009 Reasons: The UK's current licensing and site clearance policies mean that it is not possible to permit the use of the equipment in question on a licence exempt basis. However, these policies are under review and it may be possible to implement the Decision at some future date
Vatican City No info