Spectrum management and frequency planning is the process of ensuring effective and efficient use of the radio spectrum for national development. The radio spectrum is a scarce natural resource which has to be managed efficiently in order to allow all eligible users the opportunity to provide communications in Ghana. It ranges from 8.3 Kilo Hertz (KHz) to 3000 Giga Hertz (GHz). In NCA, the Spectrum Management Department is responsible for the efficient administration of the radio spectrum and maintaining an up-to-date database of the national frequency register. This they achieve through the following:
Allocation of frequency by the NCA is in accordance with national priority but in general, conforms with the internationally adopted frequency allocations principle prescribed in the ITU Radio Regulations. However, a frequency band allocated internationally to the fixed and mobile services might be subdivided and allocated in accordance with the national priorities partly to the fixed service and partly to the mobile service.
Frequencies in Ghana have been allocated according to the National Frequency Table.
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