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Work Item details
Reference PT1_42
Short Name MFCN_terminals_exemption
ETSI Workitem
ETSI Deliverable
Subject Create a new ECC Decision on “Exemption from individual licensing and free circulation and use of MFCN terminals operating under the control of networks”

Related WI FM44_41
Scope An ECC Decision dedicated to MFCN terminals on exemption from individual licensing and free circulation and use

Deliverable ECC Decision
Responsible group ECC PT1
Start date 05-03-2021
Target date 04-03-2022
Public Consultation 05-11-2021
Regular Work Item False

This ECC Decision will supersede the MFCN part of current ECC/DEC/(12)01 which is also under revision.

Way forward agreed by ECC:

  • Provision in the decides part on free circulation and use
  • Exemption from individual licensing of mobile terminals should be covered by a considering similar to: “that mobile terminals fulfil the criteria for individual licensing exemption listed in ERC Recommendation 01-07 and therefore mobile terminals are exempt from individual licensing either implicitly by the rights of use granted to the terrestrial mobile network or by other national regulation”. No provision is needed in the decides part.
PT1 has to decide whether the frequency bands covered by this new ECC Decision should be explicitly listed as in current ECC/DEC/(12)01 or not, as it was in ERC/DEC/(95)01.

Keywords MFCN, licensing
Worked by
Contact Peter Faris (
Status In Progress
Triggered By

ECC #55

Denmark. France, Germany, Norway, Lithuania, Slovenia, United Kingdom 
Progress Report