Licensing Statistics

The statistics shown on this page are taken from ComReg’s licensing database valid to the end of ComReg’s financial year 30 June 2020.

No. of Live Licences

Licence Types30th June '1930th June '20Year on Year Change
3G440
Liberalised Use (800/900/1800MHz)440
Liberalised Use (3.6GHz)550
Liberalised Use ( LU 3.6Ghz) Transition Unprotected64-2
Liberalised Use ( LU 3.6Ghz) Transition Protected110
Temp ECS Licences (Covid Apr.2020)033
RTE Public Service Broadcasting Licence110
RTE AnalogueSound Broadcasting Licence110
RTE Digital Sound Broadcasting Licence110
RTE Sound Broadcasting Multiplex Licence110
RTE Digital Terrestrial Television Licence (PSB Mux 01)110
RTE Digital Terrestrial Television Licence (PSB Mux 02)110
MSS with CGC (Mobile Satellite)220
GSM-R (Irish Rail)110
400MHz Band Licence011
Aircraft Radio17781530-248
Business Radio10451001-44
Community Repeaters75-2
Air Traffic Services55550
Maritime Services66671
AIS (Automatic Identification Systems)792
Radio Location330
Radio Navigation1817-1
Radio Amateurs1924194521
FWALA (10.5 & 26GHz)2916-13
National Telemetry330
Regional Telemetry330
26GHz National Point-to-Point Block Licences330
Mobile Radio (Local Area)3130-1
Paging (Local Area)1391456
Radio Links - Point to Multipoint3630-6
Radio Links -Point-to-Point12510136491139
Satellite Radio6156-5
Temporary Business Radio (PMSE)5913-46
Tetra Emergency Services110
Third Party Business Radio43430
Wireless Access Platform for Electronic Communication Services (WAPECS)110
Wireless Public Address System6159-2
Wireless Test2115-6
Wireless Trial440
Broadcast (AM)330
Broadcast (DTT)203134-69
Broadcast (DAB)550
Broadcast (FM/RDS)631587-44
Total Radio Licences1877919463684
Amateur Radio Certs4134415319
Total Radio Licences Incl. Amateur Exam2291323616703

 

Number of New/Amended Licences Issued

Licence Types30th June '1930th June '20Year on Year Change
3G000
Liberalised Use (800/900/1800MHz)000
Liberalised Use ( LU 3.6Ghz)50-5
Liberalised Use ( LU 3.6Ghz) Transition Unprotected60-6
Liberalised Use ( LU 3.6Ghz) Transition Protected10-1
Temp ECS Licences (Covid Apr.2020)033
MSS with CGC (Mobile Satellite)20-2
400MHz Band Licence011
RTE Public Service Broadcasting Licence10-1
RTE AnalogueSound Broadcasting Licence10-1
RTE Digital Sound Broadcasting Licence10-1
RTE Sound Broadcasting Multiplex Licence10-1
RTE Digital Terrestrial Television Licence (Amended)110
RTE Digital Terrestrial Television Licence (PSB Mux 01)011
RTE Digital Terrestrial Television Licence (PSB Mux 02)011
Aircraft Radio179116-63
Business Radio334275-59
Community Repeaters10-1
Air Traffic Services21-1
Maritime Services110
AIS (Automatic Identification Systems)121
Radio Location000
Radio Navigation011
Radio Amateurs10313532
FWALA (10.5GHz & 26GHz)253
26GHz National Point-to-Point Block Licences30-3
National Telemetry000
Regional Telemetry10-1
Mobile Radio (Local Area)72-5
Paging (Local Area)264
Radio Links - Point to Multipoint110
Radio Links -Point-to-Point326748941627
Satellite Radio3224-8
Temporary Business Radio (PMSE)533339-194
Third Party Business Radio000
Tetra Emergany services000
Wireless Access Platform for Electronic Communication Services (WAPECS)000
Wireless Public Address System011
Wireles Trial341
Wireless Test3117-14
Broadcast (DTT) temps193193
Broadcast (DAB)50-5
Broadcast (AM)10-1
Broadcast (FM/RDS)415127-288
Total Radio Licences Issued494361511208
Amateur Radio Certs4627-19
Total Radio Licences Incl. Amateur Exam498961781189