European Commission (EC) - Decision on 5GHz Band

March, 2022

The European Commission has issued Commission Implementing Decision (EU) 2022/179, on the harmonized use of radio spectrum in the 5 GHz frequency band for the implementation of wireless access systems including radio local area networks. This Decision revokes Decision 2005/513/EC, and harmonizes conditions for the use of the 5150-5250 MHz, 5250-5350 MHz, and 5470-5725 MHz frequency bands for Wireless Access Systems and Radio Local Area Networks (WAS/RLANs).

Member states of the EU must make these bands available for WAS/RLAN use by March 31, 2022.

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