Statistics

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 2021.

No. of Live Licences

Licence Types30th June '2030th June '21Year on Year Change
3G440
2.1 GHz Liberalised Use033
Liberalised Use (800/900/1800MHz)440
Liberalised Use (3.6GHz)550
Liberalised Use ( LU 3.6Ghz) Transition Unprotected440
Liberalised Use ( LU 3.6Ghz) Transition Protected110
3.6 GHz Spectrum Lease Licences110
Temp ECS Licences330
RTE Public Service Broadcasting Licence110
RTE AnalogueSound Broadcasting Licence110
RTE Digital Sound Broadcasting Licence10-1
RTE Sound Broadcasting Multiplex Licence10-1
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 Licence110
Aircraft Radio1530156633
Business Radio1001942-59
Community Repeaters53-2
Air Traffic Services55572
Maritime Services67670
AIS (Automatic Identification Systems)9112
Radio Location330
Radio Navigation17170
Radio Amateurs1945201469
FWALA (10.5 & 26GHz)1612-4
National Telemetry330
Regional Telemetry352
26GHz National Point-to-Point Block Licences330
Mobile Radio (Local Area)3025-5
Paging (Local Area)14515813
Radio Links - Point to Multipoint3022-8
Radio Links -Point-to-Point1364914256607
Satellite Radio56571
Temporary Business Radio (PMSE)132512
Tetra Emergency Services110
Third Party Business Radio435613
Wireless Access Platform for Electronic Communication Services (WAPECS)110
Wireless Public Address System5958-1
Wireless Test15150
Wireless Trial41612
Broadcast (AM)330
Broadcast (DTT)1341340
Broadcast (DAB)50-5
Broadcast (FM/RDS)587558-29
Total Radio Licences1946420121658
Total Amateur Radio Certs Issued4153419019
Total Radio Licences Incl. Amateur Radio Certs Issued2361724311694

 

Number of New/Amended Licences Issued

Licence Types30th June '2030th June '21Year on Year Change
3G000
2.1 GHz Liberalised Use033
Liberalised Use (800/900/1800MHz)000
Liberalised Use ( LU 3.6Ghz)000
Liberalised Use ( LU 3.6Ghz) Transition Unprotected440
Liberalised Use ( LU 3.6Ghz) Transition Protected110
3.6 GHz Spectrum Lease Licences165
Temp ECS Licences (Covid Apr.2020)3129
MSS with CGC (Mobile Satellite)000
400MHz Band Licence10-1
RTE Public Service Broadcasting Licence000
RTE AnalogueSound Broadcasting Licence000
RTE Digital Sound Broadcasting Licence000
RTE Sound Broadcasting Multiplex Licence000
RTE Digital Terrestrial Television Licence (Amended)000
RTE Digital Terrestrial Television Licence (PSB Mux 01)10-1
RTE Digital Terrestrial Television Licence (PSB Mux 02)10-1
Aircraft Radio116225109
Business Radio275253-18
Community Repeaters011
Air Traffic Services132
Maritime Services110
AIS (Automatic Identification Systems)231
Radio Location000
Radio Navigation101
Radio Amateurs135108-27
FWALA (10.5GHz & 26GHz)50-5
26GHz National Point-to-Point Block Licences000
National Telemetry000
Regional Telemetry022
Mobile Radio (Local Area)297
Paging (Local Area)6137
Radio Links - Point to Multipoint10-1
Radio Links -Point-to-Point48944496398
Satellite Radio249-15
Temporary Business Radio (PMSE)339124-115
Third Party Business Radio05050
Tetra Emergany services000
Wireless Access Platform for Electronic Communication Services (WAPECS)000
Wireless Public Address System10-1
Wireles Trial42016
Wireless Test1716-1
Broadcast (DTT) temps1930-1193
Broadcast (DAB)000
Broadcast (AM)000
Broadcast (FM/RDS)12761-66
Total Radio Licences Issued61515420-731
Amateur Radio Certs193819
Total Radio Licences Incl. Amateur Exam61715457-714