Implementation status


ERC/DEC/(98)04 of 20 March 1998 on free circulation and use of EMS-MSSAT terminals in CEPT member countries enlarging the field of application of <a href="">ERC Decision (95)01</a>

Implementation Summary
Yes 31
Yes Partly 0
Committed 1
Planned 0
Under study 0
See remarks 0
No 2
No info 12
Country Implementation Status Date Remarks
Albania Yes 20-10-2010 Implemented through Plan of Radio Spectrum Utilisation
Andorra No info
Austria Yes 01-09-2009 General Licenses Ordinance; published in Federal Law Gazette II Nr. 98/2001 (in accordance with EU Commission Decision of 6 April 2000, No. 2000/299/EC (Class 1)
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 No info
Bulgaria Yes 01-09-2009 Implemented through reference in the National Frequency Allocation Table and List of radio equipment using frequency bands harmonised throughout the EU and electronic communications terminal equipment
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 R&TTE Directive 1999/5/EC is implemented
Finland Yes 01-09-2009 Implemented by Regulation FICORA 15, see
France Yes 01-09-2009 Terminal equipment use is authorised only with a network licenced in accordance with the French telecommunications law. See
Georgia No info
Germany Yes 01-09-2009
Greece No info
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 143/1996, art. 25
Ireland Yes 01-09-2009 Free circulation is permitted under the R&TTE Directive. Statutory Instrument 106 of 1999 exempts EMS-MSSAT terminals from the requirement to be licensed
Italy Yes 01-09-2009 Implemented by means of a decree of the President of the Republic dated 27 January 2000, published on the Italian Official Gazette no. 69 dated 23 March 2000 and a ministerial decree dated 17 April 2000, published on the Italian Gazette no. 102 dated 4 May 2000
Latvia Yes 01-09-2009
Liechtenstein Yes 01-09-2009 The Decision will be implemented through the reference in the new National Table of Frequency Allocations and further measures which will come in force in the 1st quarter of 2003
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 Yes 26-10-2010
Netherlands Yes 01-09-2009
North Macedonia Yes 01-09-2009 Implemented for pratical means, but no formal regulation
Norway Yes 01-09-2009 Implemented for practical means, but no formal regulation
Poland Yes 01-09-2009
Portugal Yes 01-09-2009 National measures that have been taken to implement this Decision: Press release containing the Decision itself (SPECTRU No. 24. December 2000)
Romania No info
San Marino No info
Serbia No 27-09-2010
Slovak Republic Committed 01-09-2009 General Licence is being prepared
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 - Free circulation de facto implemented by EU R&TTE Directive (99/5/EC)
Switzerland Yes 01-09-2009 Decreees of the Federal Council based on Telecommunications Act, FKV Art. 8 and FAV Art. 20
Türkiye Yes 21-10-2010
Ukraine No info
United Kingdom Yes 01-09-2009 Licence Exempt. Covered under the WT Exemption Regulations 1999. Statutory Instrument No 930. Max power (eirp) 11.5dBW. ETSI standard TBR 44. Published May 1998
Vatican City No info