Annex 2: Types and Numbers of Telecommunications Licences

As at 31 Mar 2017
Type of Licences No. of Licences
Academic Institution Self-provided Telecommunications Installation2
Aeronautical VHF Fixed Station34
Aircraft Station352
Amateur Station2 637
Broadcast Radio Relay Station & Broadcast Relay Station13
Experimental Station88
Fixed Carrier7
Hotel Television (Transmission)159
Industrial, Scientific & Medical Electronic Machine1 147
Maritime Radio (Local Vessel)1 190
Mobile Carrier1
Mobile Carrier (Restricted)1
Mobile Radio System Fixed Station15
Mobile Radio System Mobile Station2 014
Private Mobile Radio System2 135
Private Radio Paging System11
Public Radiocommunications Service9
Radio Dealers (Unrestricted)3 691
Radiocommunications School7
Radiodetermination and Conveyance of Commands, Status and Data197
Satellite Master Antenna Television70
Self-Provided External Telecommunications System9
Services-Based Operator of Class 1 Service, Class 2 Service and Services
Other Than Class 1, Class 2 or Class 3 Service Note A
Services-Based Operator of Class 3 Service521
Ship Station2 426
Space Station Carrier11
Taxi Radiocommunications Service25
Unified Carrier – Mobile Services Note B9
Unified Carrier – Local/External Fixed Services Note B and C47
Wide Band Link & Relay Station66
Total 16 911

Note A: This figure includes 13 licences which are also authorised for the provision of SBO Class 3 services.
Note B: This figure includes four licences which are authorised to provide both fixed and mobile services.
Note C: This figure includes the two licences authorising the transmission of domestic television programme services.