Implementation status


ERC/DEC/(01)25 of 12 March 2001 on Exemption from Individual Licensing of Thuraya mobile user terminals

Implementation Summary
Yes 31
Yes Partly 0
Committed 0
Planned 0
Under study 0
See remarks 0
No 4
No info 11
Country Implementation Status Date Remarks
Albania Yes 04-10-2010 Implemented through Plan of Radio Spectrum Utilisation
Andorra No info
Austria Yes 01-09-2009 General Licence Ordinance
Azerbaijan No info
Belgium Yes 01-09-2009 Royal Decree of 16/04/1998 Automatic exemption if the company is registred as Operator in Belgium
Bosnia and Herzegovina Yes 16-05-2012
Bulgaria Yes 01-09-2009 Implemented through reference in the National Frequency Allocation Table and Regulation on performance of electronic communications for own needs by means of radio equipment using radiofrequency spectrum which is not individually assigned
Croatia Yes 01-09-2009
Cyprus Yes 01-09-2009 Commissioners Decision (P.I.595/2004), Postal Regulation Law (L.112(I)/2004)
Czech Republic Yes 01-09-2009 VO-R/9/05.2009-7
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 Regulation FICORA 15, see
France Yes 01-09-2009 Terminal equipment is exempted from individual licence in accordance with the French telecommunications law. See http;//
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 01-09-2009 Implemented with the official publication of the relevant Hellenic Ministerial Decision no. 45648/459, Hellenic Official Gazette issue no. 1213 - 6 August 2004
Hungary Yes 01-09-2009 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 398 of 2001 applies
Italy No info
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
Luxembourg Yes 01-09-2009
Malta Yes 01-09-2009
Moldova No info
Monaco No info
Montenegro No 09-11-2011 Replaced by ECC/DEC/(07)05
Netherlands Yes 01-09-2009 The Decision is related to aspects which are already covered on community level by Directive 1995/5/EG of the European Parliament and the European Council of 9 March 1999 concerning radio equipment and telecommunications terminal equipment and the mutual recognition of their conformity (PbEG L91). Based on the above-mentioned Directive and on existing national regulations, the carriage and use of this equipment without licence in the Netherlands is already permitted
North Macedonia No info
Norway Yes 01-09-2009
Poland Yes 01-09-2009
Portugal Yes 01-09-2009 Press release containing the Decision published (Spectru no 47, November 2002)
Romania No 04-10-2010
San Marino No info
Serbia No 27-09-2010
Slovak Republic Yes 01-09-2009 General Licence VPR - 04/2003
Slovenia Yes 01-09-2009 1999/5/EC SC11, 16
Spain No 01-09-2009 The provisions of the R&TTE Directive (1995/5/EC) and Spanish regulation provide for free circulation and use of terminal equipment operating with Networks that are granted a frequency authorisation in Spain
Sweden Yes 01-09-2009 Implemented by PTS Exemption Regulations
Switzerland Yes 01-09-2009 The exemption from the individual licence requirement only applies under the condition and the framework of a valid operators license for the Swiss territory that includes the use of individual customer terminals
Türkiye Yes 01-09-2009
Ukraine No info
United Kingdom Yes 01-09-2009 Implemented through UK Wireless Telegraphy (Exemption) Regulations, Statutory Instrument 1999 No 930, as amended by Statutory Instrument 2001 No 730
Vatican City No info