October 23, 2008
This Refarming and Packaging Plan for the Spectrum for the Broadband Wireless Access (the Plan) is issued by the Telecommunications Regulatory Authority of the Republic of Lebanon (the Authority). It is designed to provide potential and current stakeholders in the sector with explanations of the Authority’s actions relating to the refarming and packaging of the spectrum for the broadband wireless services.
This Plan will be a binding document that states the Authority position and approach in implementing the refarming and packaging of the Spectrum used for the broadband wireless services during its period of validity. It may be subject to review and amendment following consultation and pursuant to promulgation processes. Such review and amendment may be undertaken periodically as deemed necessary by the Authority in light of the development of the Lebanese telecommunications markets, changes to Lebanese national laws affecting the telecommunications sector, or other factors.
In preparing this Plan the Authority has had regard to international best practices for the allocation, packaging, licensing and usage of the Radio Frequency Spectrum, as well as the Lebanese Constitution, general principles of law and other applicable laws and regulations.
The “Spectrum Refarming and Packaging for Broadband Lebanon” plan is being currently launched for consultation. Interested parties can submit their feedback before November 15th, 2008.
To view the full document click here