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Radio Spectrum Directives and Proposals for Directives

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Directives of the Council and of the Parliament relating to the use of the spectrum, including modified GSM directive and DECT.
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  • 16 October 2009
    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)
  • 19 November 2008
    Proposal 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
    GSM Proposal (EN) / GSM Proposal (FR) / GSM Proposal (DE)
  • 22 August 2007
    Proposal COM(2007) 480 final for a Decision of the European Parliament and of the Council on the selection and authorisation of systems providing mobile satellite services (MSS)
    More info
  • 25 July 2007
    Proposal COM(2007) 367 final for a Directive of the European Parliament and of the Council repealing 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
  • 14 December 2005
    Directive 2005/82/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council repealing 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.
  • 25 July 2005
    Commission Directive 2005/49/EC amending, for the purposes of their adaptation to technical progress, Council Directive 72/245/EEC relating to the radio interference (electromagnetic compatibility) of vehicles and Council Directive 70/156/EEC on the approximation of the laws of the Member States relating to the type-approval of motor vehicles and their trailers.
  • 7 March 2002
    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
  • 7 March 2002
    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
  • 7 March 2002
    Directive 2002/20/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council on the authorisation of electronic communications networks and services
    Press release
  • 7 March 2002
    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
  • 9 March 1999
    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)
  • 22 June 1998
    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)
  • 3 June 1991
    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.
  • 9 October 1990
    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)
  • 25 June 1987
    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)