Frequency Allocations for the C-Band

At WRC-07 Malaysia did not sign any of the IMT opt-in footnotes in the 3 400 – 3 600 MHz band. Prior to WRC-07 Malaysia had experimented with BWA in the 3.5 GHz band but all such licenses have been recalled and there are no BWA operating in the 3.5 GHz band.
Present Situation
Malaysia gives priority to FSS in the C-band. Like virtually all administrations Malaysia does allow point-to-point radio relays in the C-band. Such sharing constitutes efficient use of the spectrum and is well established with the ITU RR containing coordination procedures for such sharing. The Malaysian requirements for fixed point-to-point systems sharing with FSS are given at:
Bands suitable for consideration for IMT under WRC-15 agenda item 1.1:

3 400 – 3 600 MHz

3 600 – 3 800 MHz

3 800 – 4 200 MHz


Malayia is in footnote No. 5.429 which also allocates the band 3 300 – 3 400 MHz to the fixed and mobile services on a primary basis and as such can be used for BWA.

Interference into FSS C-band Applications
Presently there is no interference from BWA into FSS earth stations operating in the C-band.
Last updated: May 3, 2015

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