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

Geneva, 18 December 2014 - A new ITU mobile application provides a guide to electromagnetic fields (EMF) which have raised public health concerns as a country's mobile network infrastructure expands. ITU standards are designed to ensure the responsible consideration of human exposure to EMF. Read more about New mobile app offers guide to electromagnetic fields

Busan, 07 November 2014 - The International Telecommunication Union (ITU) and the Republic of Korea signed a cooperation agreement on 6 November to assist developing countries in the Caribbean to establish national spectrum management master plans. Read more about ITU and Korea to assist Caribbean and Asia-Pacific countries in national spectrum management

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


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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.