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Radio Spectrum Directives, Decisions and Implementing Regulations

Directives, Decisions and Implementing Regulations relating to the use of spectrum in the EU.

Small-area wireless access points

Commission Implementing Regulation (EU) 2020/1070 of 20 July 2020 on specifying the characteristics of small-area wireless access points pursuant to Article 57 paragraph 2 of Directive (EU) 2018/1972 of the European Parliament and the Council establishing the European Electronic Communications Code

European Electronic Communications Code

Directive (EU) 2018/1972 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 11 December 2018 establishing the European Electronic Communications Code

Procedure for the provision of information in the field of technical regulations and of rules on Information Society services

Directive (EU) 2015/1535 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 9 September 2015 laying down a procedure for the provision of information in the field of technical regulations and of rules on Information Society services 

Harmonisation of the laws of the Member States relating to the making available on the market of radio equipment

Directive 2014/53/EU of the European Parliament and of the Council of 16 April 2014 on the harmonisation of the laws of the Member States relating to the making available on the market of radio equipment and repealing Directive 1999/5/EC 

Multiannual radio spectrum policy programme

Decision No 243/2012/EU of the European Parliament and of the Council of 14 March 2012 establishing a multiannual radio spectrum policy programme

Selection and authorisation of systems providing mobile satellite services (MSS) 

Decision No 626/2008/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council of 30 June 2008 on the selection and authorisation of systems providing mobile satellite services (MSS) 

Frequency bands to be reserved for the coordinated introduction of public pan-European cellular digital land-based mobile communications

Directive 2009/114/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council amending Council Directive 87/372/EEC on the frequency bands to be reserved for the coordinated introduction of public pan-European cellular digital land-based mobile communications in the Community
Press release /Implementation table (03/10/2011)

Universal Service

Directive 2002/22/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council on universal service and users rights relating to electronic communications networks and services

Common regulatory framework for electronic communications

Directive 2002/21/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council on a common regulatory framework for electronic communications networks and services.
Press Release

Authorisation of electronic communications

Directive 2002/20/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council on the authorisation of electronic communications networks and services
Press release

Access to and interconnection of electronic communications networks and associated facilities

Directive 2002/19/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council on access to, and interconnection of, electronic communications networks and associated facilities
Press release

Radio equipment and telecommunications terminal equipment and the mutual recognition of their conformity (RTTE Directive)

Directive 99/5/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council on radio equipment and telecommunications terminal equipment and the mutual recognition of their conformity (RTTE Directive)

Provision of information in the field of technical standards and regulations

Directive 98/34/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council laying down a procedure for the provision of information in the field of technical standards and regulations (OJ L 204, 21.07.1998)

Digital European Cordless Telecommunications (DECT)

Council Directive 91/287/EEC on the frequency band to be designated for the coordinated introduction of digital European Cordless Telecommunications (DECT) in the Community.

Pan-European land-based public radio paging

Council Directive 90/544/EEC on the frequency bands designated for the coordinated introduction of pan-European land-based public radio paging in the Community (ERMES)

Public pan-European cellular digital land-based mobile communications

Council Directive 87/372/EEC on the frequency bands to be reserved for the coordinated introduction of public pan-European cellular digital land-based mobile communications in the Community (GSM)