Implementation status


ECC Decision of 8 March 2013 on the use, free circulation, and exemption from individual licensing of Earth stations on mobile platforms (ESOMPs) in the frequency bands available for use by uncoordinated FSS Earth stations within the ranges 17.3-20.2 GHz and 27.5-30.0 GHz, amended 26 October 2018

Implementation Summary
Yes 29
Yes Partly 8
Committed 0
Planned 2
Under study 1
See remarks 0
No 1
No info 7
Country Implementation Status Date Remarks
Albania Yes 18-06-2015
Andorra Yes 25-06-2014
Austria Planned 14-11-2013 Partial implementation is planned in the frequency ranges 19.7-20.2 GHz (DL) and 29.5-30 GHz (UL) for 2014 with the revision of the Austrian frequency utilisation plan. Operations of ESOMPS in line with the requirements stipulated in ECC/DEC/(05)08 (HDFSS) is possible (already implemented in Austria)
Azerbaijan No info
Belarus Yes Partly 25-06-2014 In accordance with our national Perspective plan of radio frequency spectrum utilisation by radio electronic equipment (Decision of State Commission for Radio Frequencies of the Republic of Belarus - our regulatory body - Nr. 29K/13 from 24.12.2013) the 28.5-29 GHz and 29.5-30 GHz frequency bands are designated and planned for the deployment of national system of satellite communications. It is suggested that ESOMPs also had been taken in account to be implemented in these frequency bands
Belgium Yes 25-06-2014 The ECC Decision on the harmonized use, free circulation and exemption from individual licensing of Earth Stations On Mobile Platforms (ESOMPs) within the frequency bands 17.3-20.2 GHz and 27.5-30.0 GHz, adopted at Bratislava on 8 March 2013 has been transposed in Belgian legislation by the Royal Decree of 26 November 2013 on satellite ground stations. The following parts are implemented: The satellite ground stations On Mobile Platforms (ESOMPs) functioning in the frequency bands 28.4445-28.9485 GHz of 29.4525-30.0000 GHz for transmission, and in the frequency band 17.3-20.2 GHz for reception, conform the annexes 1 to 4 of ECC Decision ECC/DEC/(13)01 of the CEPT. The Royal Decree exists in French and Dutch
Bosnia and Herzegovina Yes Partly 07-01-2020
Bulgaria Yes 22-10-2018 Implemented by the Rules for carrying out electronic communications through radio equipment using frequency spectrum which does not need to be individually assigned 17.30-20.20 GHz, 27.5000-27.8185 GHz, 28.4545-28.9385 GHz, 29.4625-30.0000 GHz The maximum e.i.r.p. should not exceed 55 dBW e.i.r.p. at a distance of more than 1800 m from the guarded borders of an airport. The maximum e.i.r.p. should not exceed 50 dBW e.i.r.p. at a distance of 500 m to 1800 m from the guarded borders of the airport. ESOMPs shall not be used at a distance of less than 500 m from the protected boundaries of an airport. An exception is only allowed if the person operating the ESOMP has received explicit permission from the Directorate General “Civil Aviation Administration” (DG CAA - to operate the station at the protected boundaries of an airport or 500 m from it.
Croatia Yes 04-03-2014 Implemented through reference in the NTFA. Issued general licence OD-169
Cyprus Yes 13-05-2015 17.3-20.2 GHz (Earth-to-space), 27.5-27.8285 GHz (space-to-Earth), 28.4445-28.8365 GHz (space-to-Earth), 28.8365-28.9485 GHz (space-to-Earth), 29.4525-29.5 GHz (space-to-Earth) and 29.5-30 GHz (space-to-Earth). Planned for 2nd half 2014
Czech Republic Yes 26-02-2020 VO-R/1/12.2018-8
Denmark Yes 24-02-2020
Estonia Yes 23-01-2014 Implemented through reference in "Conditions for use of radio frequencies and technical requirements for radio equipment exempted from frequency authorisation"
Finland Yes Partly 26-02-2014 Implemented in the frequency band 29.5 - 30.0 GHz
France Yes Partly 23-01-2014 29.46-30 GHz
Georgia Yes Partly 30-05-2016
Germany Yes 15-06-2020 Earth station network licence needed in Germany
Greece Yes 18-06-2015
Hungary Yes 10-04-2017
Iceland Yes 04-06-2014 ESMPs operating on the earth surface in the vicinity of airfields must be coordinated (Annex 3)<br> Implementation through reference in the National Table of Frequency Allocation
Ireland Yes 13-05-2015 27.5-30 GHz
Italy Yes 02-11-2015 Implemented by the decree of Ministry of the Economic Development of 27 May 2015 and published in the Italian Official Gazette No. 143 dated 23 June 2015
Latvia Yes 20-02-2017
Liechtenstein Yes 20-03-2014
Lithuania Yes Partly 24-01-2014 Taking into account that Lithuania partly implemented ECC/DEC/(05)01 by designating the relevant bands to FS only and fully implemented ECC/DEC/(06)02 and ECC/DEC/(06)03 exempting from individual licensing the LESTs and HESTs in Ka band, the decision on ESOMPs will be implemented partly too, in same manner allowing free circulation and use of ESOMPs without individual licensing only in the frequency bands 19.7-20.2 GHz (space-to-Earth) and 29.5-30 GHz (Earth-to-space) with appropriate requirements applicable to the use of ESOMPs on ships and aircraft
Luxembourg Yes 13-06-2013 Through reference in Luxembourg's NTFA version of 13 May 2013.<br> Implemented frequency bands: 17.3 - 20.2 GHz, 27.5 - 27.8285 GHz, 28.4445 - 28.9485 GHz and 29.4525 - 30 GHz.
Malta Yes 12-01-2016
Moldova Yes 29-05-2017
Monaco No info
Montenegro Yes 13-05-2015 27.5-30 GHz
Netherlands Yes 27-01-2015
North Macedonia Yes 07-12-2017
Norway Yes 25-06-2014 The band 28.8365-28.9485 GHz is not implemented
Poland No 24-08-2018
Portugal Yes 11-04-2017 27.5-30 GHz
Romania No info
Russian Federation Planned 13-03-2013 The Russian Federation is considering the possibility to implement this ECC Decision only for the bands 19.7-20.2 GHz and 29.5-30.0 GHz
San Marino No info
Serbia No info
Slovak Republic Yes 25-06-2014
Slovenia Yes 30-01-2014 NTFA
Spain Under study 25-03-2014
Sweden Yes Partly 19-12-2019 Implemented by the National Frequency Allocation Table. License Exemption by PTS license exemption regulations in the frequency band 29.5-30.0 GHz. Free circulation (carriage) de facto implemented by EU RE Directive.
Switzerland Yes 05-03-2014
Turkey Yes Partly 25-04-2018 27.5-30 GHz
Ukraine No info
United Kingdom Yes 25-06-2014 27.5-27.8185 GHz, 28.4545-28.8265 GHz and 29.4625-30 GHz, e.i.r.p from a single terminal = 55 dBW; Licence exempt - for land-based ESOMPs. Licensed - for ESOMPs mounted on aircraft or ships
Vatican City No info