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Telecommunication (Amendment) Act, 2012Spectrum Planning and Interference Resolution - two of the areas in our operations

Geneva, 4 June 2014 - An ITU Workshop on White Spaces and Dynamic Spectrum Access (DSA) gathered key industry players, regulators, operators, manufacturers and research institutions in Manama, Bahrain on 2 June to discuss and debate opportunities and challenges linked to new approaches to spectrum management.

  Read more about Dynamic Spectrum Access (DSA) and TV White Spaces

Thursday, April 03, 2014 - THE country will be raking in some $12.6 billion (US$115 million) in revenue as a result of Government's renewal of the telecoms and spectrum licences of Digicel Jamaica and LIME for the next 15 years, as well as the award of additional spectrum to both companies. Read more about $12.6b raised from telecoms licence renewal, additional spectrum

Digital development is a transformative tool to fast-track sustainable development. In order to realize its full potential it is essential to roll-out high-speed broadband networks, making it affordable and universally accessible. Read more about World Telecommunication and Information Society Day 2014

External News

Dublin, 23 March, 2014 - Access to broadband could be the universal catalyst that lifts developing countries out of poverty and puts access to health care, education and basic social services within reach of all, according to the UN Broadband Commission for Digital Development, which met in Dublin this weekend. Read more about Broadband can solve the global development gap

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SPECTRUM MANAGEMENT AUTHORITY

13-19 Harbour Street
Kingston, Jamaica, West Indies.

Telephone:

1 (876) 967-7948  
1 (876) 948-7800
1 (876) 948-5115

1 (876) 618-1901

Facsimile:

1 (876) 922-4093

Email:

info@sma.gov.jm

 

Who we are

The Spectrum Management Authority is the national regulator for the radio frequency spectrum and, as such, is an advisory body to the Minister with principal responsibility for telecommunications who has the responsibility for the regulation of the spectrum under the Telecommunications Act, 2000.

Spectrum Management

Management of spectrum is the combination of administrative and technical procedures with legal procedures necessary to ensure efficient operation of radio communication services without causing harmful interference.

Licensing & Authorization

All users of the radio frequency spectrum, unless otherwise stated are required to have a spectrum license according to the Telecommunication Act 2000.  In fulfilling its mandate to ensure the efficient management of the radio frequency spectrum, the Authority issues Licences, Authorisations and Certifications.