Licensing Fees

Individual License

The services that fall under this license are generally infrastructure-oriented. Those services often provide the network/foundation upon which other services (such as Value-Added Services) can be supported.

Licence CodeDescriptionApplication FeeInitial FeeAnnual Licence Fee
PMT Public Mobile Telecommunications $1,000 $20,000 3.0% of Gross Revenue
FPT Fixed Public Telecommunications $1,000 $20,000 3.0% of Gross Revenue
PRP Public Radio Paging $1,000 $20,000 3.0% of Gross Revenue
INS Internet Network/ Services $1,000 $20,000 3.0% of Gross Revenue
SCL Submarine Cable Landing $1,000 $50,000 $50,000
ISP3 Internet Service Provision (> 25 Units) $1,000 $20,000 3.0% of Gross Revenue
  BROADCAST SYSTEMS      
BAM Broadcast AM Radio Station $500 $500 $500
BFM Broadcast FM Radio Station $500 $500 $500
BTV Broadcast Television Station $500 $500 $500
STL1 Television STL Microwave $500 $500  

Class Licence (Type A)

The services that fall under Type A Class License are those for which applicants seek to be providers of telecommunications services, such as Internet Service Protocol and International Simple Voice Resale.

License CodeDescriptionApplication FeeInitial FeeAnnual License Fee
ISP1 Internet Services Provision (1-5 Units) $100 $500 N/A
ISP2 Internet Services Provision (6-25 Units) $500 $500 $500
VAS Value Added Services $500 $5,000 3.0% of Gross Revenue
AVT Audio Text / Video Text $500 $5,000 3.0% of Gross Revenue
PNS Private Network/ Services $500 $5,000 $2,000
ISR International Simple Voice Resale $500 $2,000 3.0% of Gross Revenue

Class Licence (Type B)

The services that fall under Type B Class License are those for which applicants would be users of telecommunications services. They include Amateur Radio, Land Mobile Radio, Maritime Mobile Radio and Aeronautical  Mobile Radio Services.

License CodeDescriptionApplication FeeInitial FeeAnnual License Fee
AR Amateur Radio      
ARN - Novice $25 $50 $50
ARG - General $25 $50 $50
ARA - Advanced $25 $50 $50
AR - Temporary Call-Sign $25 $50 N/A
         
CBR Citizen Band Radio $25 $50 $50
         
FRN Family Radio $25 $50 $50
         
LM Land Mobile Radio $200    
LMB - Base Station   $75 / unit $75 / unit
LMR - Repeater   $500 / unit $500 / unit
LMM - Mobile   $75 / unit $75 / unit
LMP - Handheld   $50 / unit $50 / unit
         
MM Maritime Mobile Radio $200    
MMB - Base Station   $75 / unit $75 / unit
MMR - Repeater   $500 / unit $500 / unit
MMM - Mobile   $75 / unit $75 / unit
MMP - Handheld   $50 / unit $50 / unit
MMS - Ship Station      
  -Ships less than 1600 gross tons   300 / ship 300 / ship
  -Ships greater than 1600 gross tons   500 / ship 500 / ship
         
AM Aeronautical Mobile Radio $200    
AMB - Base Station   $75 / unit $75 / unit
AMR - Repeater   $500 / unit $500 / unit
AMM - Mobile   $100 / unit $100 / unit
AMP - Handheld   $50 / unit $50 / unit
AMA - Aircraft Station   $500 / aircraft $500 / aircraft

Class Licence (Type C)

The services that fall under Type C Class License are those that can be construed as other support services and controls for the sector.They include Type Approval, Terminal Equipment Dealer’s Certification and Customer Premises Wiring.

Type Approval

Any device which makes use of the electro-magetic spectrum or interfaces with the PSTN, must be type approved. For guidelines click here.

License CodeDescriptionApplication FeeInitial FeeAnnual License Fee
CPW Customer Premises Wiring $25 $100 $100
TYP Type Approval Certification $500 N/A N/A
CIR Customer Premises Installation and Repair Certification $25 $100 $100
TED Telecommunications Equipment Dealer $25 $250 $250

Frequency Authorization

This is an ancillary license, which would be required                           in addition to the Individual or Class License for                           wireless applications or services that require use of the                           spectrum. In some cases, specifically for services                           under Class License Type C, the requirements for an                           Application for Frequency Authorization are satisfied                           within the respective license application forms.

Special Licence

This is a special license to be issued under the discretion of the Minister and in only emergency or exigent circumstances. These license are not to exceed ten (10) days.

License CodeDescriptionApplication FeeAnnual License Fee
SL Special License    
SLE -Emergencies $0 N/A
SLX -Exigencies $200 N/A

Miscellaneous

Licence CodeDescriptionApplication FeeInitial FeeAnnual Licence Fee
EXM Examination Fee for Radio Operators $30 N/A N/A
SEF Inspection Fee

SCHEDULE 3 (Regulation 6)

 

COLUMN I  COLUMN II  COLUMN III  COLUMN IV

 

LICENSE  CODE

 

DESCRIPTION  SPECTRUM FREES APPLICATION ANUAL
 PMT   Public Mobile Telecommunication   $1000  $300,000 per Cell Operator 15MHz
 PMT  Public Mobile Telecommunication   $1000  for Additional Fequencies $20,000/MHz per freq. pair 
   Public Rdaio paging   $1000  
PRC Commercial   $600/Frequency
PRN Non-Commercial    
MBL Microwave Backhaul $1000  
  <10 MHz bandwidth   $7,000 / Frequency
  10-20 MHz bandwidth   $10,000 / Frequency
  20-30 MHz bandwidth   $12,000 / Frequency
  >30 MHz bandwidth   $18,000 / Fequency

  COLUMN I     COLUMN II                                                                                                                        COLUMN III         COLUMN IV

 MCL  Microwave-Cellular Inter-site  $1000  
  <10MHz Bandwidth   $5,500 / Frequency Pair 
   10-20 MHz bandwidth    $6000 / Frequency Pair
   20 -30 MHz bandwidth    $6500 / Frequency Pair 
   30 MHz bandwidth     $15,000 / Frequency Pair 
MCO  Microwave -Other  $1000  
  <10 MHz bandwidth   $5,500 / fequency pair 
   10 -20 MHz bandwidth   $6,000 / frequency pair 
   20-30MHz bandwidth   $6,500 / frequency pair
   >30 MHz bandwidth    
 VST  VSAT  $1000  
   KU Band    $12,000 / frequency
   C Band   $15,000 / frequency
FWA Fixed Wireles Acess(WAN,LAN.PBX etc $1000  
  <5 MHz bandwidth   $500 / frequency Block
  5-10MHz bandwidth   $750 / frequency
  10-15MHz bandwidth   $1,000 / frequency Block
  >15 MHz bandwidth   $1,500 / Frequency Block
       
SS Spread Spectrum Applications $1000  
SSA 900 MHz FHSS Commercial   $20,000
  900 MHz FHSS Non commercial   $5,000

 

 

 

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