On March 5, 2019, The Federal Telecommunications Institute (IFT) of Mexico published the Annual Program of use and exploitation of the frequency bands for 2019 called “The Program 2019”.
The purpose of the Annual Program is to determine the frequency bands of a specific spectrum that will be subject to bidding or may be directly assigned and integrated with the services provided through these frequencies. Frequency bands are classified according to their modality of use and geographic coverage where it will be available.
The following Modality of Use is available for frequency bands:
Commercial — frequency bands of the radio spectrum used by entities for their profit
Public use — frequency bands of the radio spectrum used by governing bodies, municipalities, and public institutions for fulfilment of their purposes
Private use — frequency bands of the radio spectrum used for private communication or experiments, verification or testing
Social use — frequency bands of the radio spectrum used by the community for cultural, scientific, educational, or non-profit purposes
The following frequency bands for Telecommunication services are set in the 2019 program:
The following frequency bands for Broadcasting services are set in the 2019 program:
The “Program 2019” evaluates applications for the inclusion of frequency bands and geographic coverage received from August 1, 2018, to January 10, 2019.
The official document is available here.
The information has been prepared by the GMA Consult Group team.
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