Spectrum review

The way Australia manages spectrum was reviewed.

The review reported to the Minister in March 2015. The Spectrum Review Report outlines recommended changes to improve Australia’s spectrum policy and management framework.

The review looked at the policy and regulatory changes that are needed to cope with the increase in demand for spectrum and changes in technology, markets and consumer preferences.

In line with the Australian Government's deregulation agenda, the review sought to simplify the spectrum management framework. This will make it easier to administer, make it more accessible, and reduce compliance costs for users. The review suggested ways of reducing regulation and making non-legislative reforms where possible.

We ran the review with the Australian Communications and Media Authority (ACMA).

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