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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

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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

Television now 55% digital as analogue broadcasting switch-off advances worldwide - TV market diversifies, competition intensifies, with IPTV,digital terrestrial, cable and DTH satellite all vying for viewer share Read more about Television now 55% digital as analogue broadcasting switch-off advances worldwide

Phillip Paulwell

October 11, 2013: Minister of Science, Technology, Energy and Mining, the Hon. Phillip Paulwell has expressed his disappointment at the results of the 700 MHz Auction, which was conducted by the Spectrum Management Authority (SMA) and ended today. Read more about For Immediate Release - Paulwell undeterred by 700 MHz auction results

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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.