Egypt NTRA updates SRD Guidelines and National Frequency Plan

June 2021, NTRA updated the SRD Guidelines to version 2.0.

The difference with older edition is the merge of table 4 (Wideband data tansmission) and Table 13 (Wifi) into one single table.

The update guidelines can be found the authority website

Beside the SRD Guidelines, NTRA updated the national frequency plan inline with the lastest resolution of WRC19. The NFP can be found on the authority website as well.

South Africa ICASA issues a draft National Frequency plan

ICASA issued on July 10th a draft for comment of the National Frequency Plan.

The daft takes into consideration WRC19 resolution

Interested parties can send comments Aug 27th 2021. A public hearing will be held from 7 to 9 September.

The document can be found on ICASA website

Ivory Coast: 76-77GHz is now opened for Vehicle Radars

On June 7th, AIGF (The frequency Management Agency) informed ARTCI that the band 76-77GHz is assigned for 76-77GHz and it can be allowed for radars

As a consequence of this assignation, ARTCI can approve devices in this band.

Please feel free to inquire if you need more information

CITC Saudi Arabia : Public Consultation on “Radio Spectrum Allocation and Use Regulation for WLAN Applications”.

The Communications and Information Technology Commission (CITC) ISSUED  a public consultation on ​“Radio Spectrum Allocation and Use Regulation for WLAN Applications”. The document proposes updates to the current usage conditions in license exempt and light licensing modes for all the following bands  WLAN bands
  • 2400-2483.5MHz
  • 5150-5350 MHz
  • 5470-5725 MHz
  • 5725-5875MHz
  • 5925-7125 MHz
  • 57-71 GHz
​Views/comments can be submitted before July 8th to one or more of the following addresses:
▪ By email to (Spectrum.Strategy@citc.gov.sa). ▪ Hand-delivered (paper and​ electronic) at the CITC premises. ▪ By mail (paper copy and electronic) to the following postal address: Communications and Information Technology Commission, Al-Nakheel District- Prince Turki Bin Abdul Aziz I Street intersection with Imam Saud Bin Abdul Aziz Road, PO Box 75606, Riyadh 11588, Saudi Arabia. ​

 Saudi Arabia – CITC publishes preliminary public consultation on Spectrum Auction 2021

CITC Saudi Arabia is preparing a spectrum auction in the second half of 2021 which will include spectrum in the following bands: • 600 MHz FDD; • 700 MHz FDD (723 - 733 / 778 - 788 MHz); • 700 MHz SDL; • 1980 - 2010 / 2170 - 2200 MHz FDD; and • 3800-4000 MHz TDD. • 2x5 MHz each in the 410 - 430 MHz and 450 - 470 MH The purpose of this preliminary consultation is to obtain initial views from the industry on key topics that will help shape our thinking on the design of the award. The closing date for this consultation is July 8th 2021