SATRC Working Group on Spectrum (WG SPEC)

SATRC Working Group on Spectrum (WG SPEC) is dealing with issues related to spectrum that are common in SATRC Members.  

Working Procedures:
SATRC WG SPEC maintains the following working procedure:

  •  Working Group will be chaired by nominee from one of the regulators 
  • There should be at least one expert from each member regulator in each Working Group
  •  Regulators may nominate and encourage experts on relevant work from the  industry  sector of their country
  • Working Group will work on a number of work items relevant to the need of the SATRC region
  • Work items will be proposed by the regulators, working group experts and SATRC consultant considering the needs of the regulators and the industry 
  • Working Group will have one physical meeting in a year. Besides physical meetings, Working Group will conduct online activities through eMeetings and email reflector. 
  • For attending the Working Group meeting, fellowship per SATRC Member will be granted 
  • Working Group will decide the scopes of work of each working items 
  • The output of each work items could be a SATRC Report or Guideline or Opinion as decided by the Working Group. All the outputs of the Working Group must have to be approved by the next immediate meeting of the SATRC.


  • Chair: Mr. S. T. Abbas, Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI)
  • Vice-Chairs: Mr. Norgay, Bhutan InfoComm and Media Authority (BICMA) and Mr. Adib Kamrani, Communications Regulatory Authority of Islamic Republic of Iran (CRA)
  • WG ExpertsClick here to download the complete list of the Experts of the WG SPEC for SATRC Action Plan Phase iX.

Assgined Work Items:
The Work Items of WG SPEC during the implementation of SATRC Action Plan Phase IX (2024-2025) are as follows:

  • Work Item 1: Spectrum approaches and regulatory requirements for NGSO satellite constellations for space-based communication services
  • Work Item 2: Current practices of licensing and spectrum assignment in land mobile radio systems particularly in VHF and UHF person-to-person voice communication system in SATRC countries
  • Work Item 3: Spectrum approaches and regulatory requirements to enable Satellite-IMT integration
  • Work Item 4: A) Spectrum outlook in SATRC countries, B) Registration of frequency assignments in MIFR by SATRC countries
  • Work Item 5: Backhaul infrastructure readiness and requirements for 5G deployment in SATRC countries
  • Work Item 6: Efficient valuation and pricing of spectrum in SATRC countries

Action Plan Phase IX:

Action Plan Phase VIII:

Action Plan Phase VII:


Last updated on 22/05/2024
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