Radio Spectrum Utilization Program Published


Posted on March 6, 2019 at 10:13 AM


The Federal Telecommunications Institute (IFT) of Mexico publishes the agreement by which the use and utilization of the frequency bands are amended for 2019.

The frequency bands of the spectrum amy be used in the following ways:

  • Commercial - Use of frequency bands of the radio spectrum by entities for profit
  • Public use - Use of frequency bands of the radio spectrum by governing bodies, municipalities, and public institutions for fulfilment of purposes
  • Private use - Use of frequency bands of the radio spectrum for private communication or experimentation, verification, or testing
  • Social use - Use of frequency bands of the radio spectrum for cultural, scientific, educational, or non-profit purposes to the community

The frequency bands for the 2019 program are as follows:

Telecommunication Services
Band Modality of Use
1755 - 1760/2155 - 2160 MHz Commercial
2500 - 2530/2620 - 2650 MHz Commercial
10.15 - 10.65 GHz Commercial
37 - 38.6 GHz Commercial
415 - 420/425 - 430 MHz Public
806 - 814/851 - 859 MHz Public
824 - 849/869 - 894 MHz Social

Broadcasting Services
Service Band Modality of Use
TDT 54 - 72 MHz (VHF)
76 - 88 MHz (VHF)
174 - 216 MHz (VHF)
470 - 608 MHz (UHF)
Commercial, Public, and Social
FM 88 - 108 MHz Commercial, Public, and Social
AM 535 - 1705 kHz Commercial and Social

Frequency bands that are the subject of the 2019 program are classified according to their Modality of Use, indicating in each case, the basic characteristics associated with each one. This includes the service to which they are destined, the geographic coverage in which will be made available, and the category of the radiocommunication service to which they are allocated.

For the full notice, see here.


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