2. Modes of Assignment

/ Updated on 03.02.2002

The modes of assignment to public telecommunications network operators, service providers for public use telecommunications and owners of private telecommunications networks are as follows:

  • Full access;
  • Public tender;

There are certain services/systems for which the respective modes of assignment are currently being defined.

Whenever, considered necessary, before selecting specific modes of assignment, Public Consultation may be held, to gather the opinion of market agents or other bodies.

The above modes of assignment do not apply to other uses of the spectrum that are not subject to licensing, in particular low power or short-range equipment, whose categories are listed in the annexes to Administrative Rules Nos. 859/94, of September 23, 649/95, of June 22 and 802/99, of September 20.

These types of radiocommunications equipment are used in a wide range of different applications and are not specific to a single type of service. Such equipment operates on a non-interference and non-protection basis.


  • General purpose low-power equipment for use within ISM bands;
  • Low-power telecommand and telemetry equipment for use in specific frequencies in ISM bands;
  • Low-power, narrowband telecommand, telemetry, telealarms and data transmission equipment for use outside the ISM bands;
  • Low-power radio microphones;
  • Low-power radiolocation equipment for alert and detection of movements;
  • Equipment for Broadband data transmission systems using spread spectrum techniques;
  • Low-power telecommand equipment for model aircraft;
  • Low-power car immobilisers;
  • Low power PMR 446 equipment.