CONSULTATIONS & DECISIONS

- ELECTRONIC COMMUNICATIONS
One of the services which the MCA regulates is the Amateur Radio.  In this respect the MCA issues licences to persons holding a valid amateur radio qualification. Given that the general principles founding the current amateur radio licensing framework were established several years ago, the MCA deems appropriate t...

As outlined in the Electronic Communications Networks and Services (General) Regulation, the designated undertaking providing universal services has the right to seek to receive funds for the net costs it believes to have incurred to provide part or all of the universal services. In November 2015, the MCA received ...

The MCA is proposing a number of amendments to the general authorisation licensing framework as applicable to radiocommunications apparatus, namely, the General Authorisations (Radiocommunications Apparatus) Regulations (S.L.399.40).  Whilst most of the amendments need to be adopted in order for Malta to meet its ...

In February 2016, the MCA published a Decision entitled ‘Virtual Unbundled Access to Fibre-to-the-Home'. In that Decision, the MCA stated that it intended to issue a further consultation aimed at enhancing the VULA remedy through the development of a series of metrics aimed at safeguarding an Other Alternative O...

The MCA is publishing a proposed decision on the Source of Funding for the net cost incurred in providing universal service obligations during 2013 [1]. A decision published in December 2016 on the review of GO plc’s application for funding of the net costs, established that the designated undertaking has suffere...

The MCA is publishing for consulation its proposed revisions to the test and trial licensing framework to facilitate undertakings to carry out tests and trials for wireless technologies and services in Malta.  The MCA welcomes submissions on any of the issues raised in the consultation by 2 December 2016, 12:00hrs...

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