Technology guidelines

Friday, 27 June, 2008


The Australian Communications and Media Authority (ACMA) has released guidelines on how it will handle applications for licences to trial new technologies that make use of spectrum, such as digital broadcasting or wireless internet technologies.

The guidelines outline the process by which the ACMA will issue radiofrequency apparatus licences to applicants seeking to use both broadcasting and non-broadcasting frequencies, where available, for technical tests of new technology.

The process replaces previous ACMA procedures for the issue of licences for this purpose, including the ‘Digital Radio Trials Using the Broadcasting Services Bands’ Policy Guidelines' previously released by ACMA in March 2006.

"The guidelines will assist applicants who wish to use spectrum to test the technical functions of new communications technologies," said Maureen Cahill, acting general manager, Inputs to Industry Division.

"The new guidelines cover the application evaluation process for apparatus licences for both broadcasting frequencies, such as radio, and other non-broadcasting radiofrequencies, where such frequencies are available," said Cahill.

The guidelines come into effect immediately, and are available on ACMA’s website.

 

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