Fee Structures

In accordance with Section 63(5) of the Post and Telegraph Act Chapter 47:01 and sections 18 and 61
of the Telecommunications Act 1990 (No. 27 of 1990), the Hon. Minister of Communications has made regulations prescribing annual fees for the various services. These fees are set out in the Official Gazettes of June 19, 1999 (Order No. 6 of 1999), March 23, 2002 (Order No. 3 of 2002), December 27, 2002 (Order No. 15 of 2002) and June 21, 2003 (Order No. 6 of 2003).

For detailed information, these Gazettes can be consulted, however, for quick reference; the tables below outline the current fees for the various services.

Fixed and Land Mobile & Citizens Band Radio

DescriptionFeesRemarks
Fixed and Land Mobile    
Low Powered Radio GY$2000 This is a low powered transmitting station operated remotely to operate electronic equipment.
Citizen Band Radio (CB)   This is commonly used for short range communication
Hand Held GY$2000  
Mobile GY$5000  
Fixed Station (Base) GY$8000  
     
Very High Frequency (VHF)   This service is typically used by taxi services and large businesses for short - range communication
Hand Held GY$3000  
Mobile GY$9000  
Fixed Station (Base) GY$12000  
     
Repeaters    
Private Repeater GY$40000 This service is provided by companies for their business operations
Community Repeater

GY$50000 + GY$2000 per radio

This is a commercial service provided by dealers to small organisations and individulas for which monthly fees are charged for useage of air time 
Additional Frequency  GY$12000  
Ultra High Frequency (UHF)   This service is also used for short range communication
Hand Held GY$2000  
Mobile GY$7000  
Fixed Station (Base) GY$9000  
     
Repeaters    
Private Repeater GY$40000 This is a commercial service provided by companies for their business operations
Community Repeater

GY$50000 + GY$2000 per radio

This is a commercial service provided by dealers to small organisations and individulas for which monthly fees are charged for useage of air time 
Trunking Repeaters GY$50000 + GY$3000 per radio -do-
Additional Frequency  GY$12000  
     
High Frequency (HF)    
Portable (Man Pack) GY$11000 A private station communicating with another in the fixed and mobile service band. Individuals or companies for communication use this service.
Mobile GY$11000 -do-
Fixed Station GY$11000 -do-
Additional Frequency GY$11000  

Aeronautical

DescriptionFeesRemarks
Aeronautical Ground Station   A station in the aeronautical fixed service. This service is used by ground personnel to communicate with aircraft.
Hand Held GY$9000  
Class I GY$12000 Class I refers to interior locations.
Class II GY$30000 Class II refers to urban and coastal areas.
Aircraft Station   A mobile station in the Aeronautical mobile service, other than a survival craft station, located on board an aircraft.
 = 12 seats GY$24000 -do-
>12 = 24 seats GY$36000 -do-
>24 seats GY$48000 -do-
Navigational Aids GY$8000 This service is provided for guiding aircrafts and vessels.

Maritime

DescriptionFeesRemarks
Ship Station   A mobile station in the maritime mobile service located on board vessel, which is not permanently moored, other than survival craft station.
Class III GY$24000  =  50 tons gross (vessel capacity)
Class II GY$36000 > 50  = 150 tons gross (vessel capacity)
Class I GY$48000 > 150 tons and above (vessel capacity)
Coast Station   A land station in the maritime mobile service
Class C (Marine Hand Held) GY$15000 VHF Hand Held used in port
Class B (Only VHF & HF) GY$33500 Port Station operating in the maritime service with no direct link to the PSTN
Class A (Access to PSTN) GY$55800 Station operating in the maritime service providing direct link to the PSTN
Ship Safety    
Radio Telephony Certificate & Authority to operate GY$2000 Ship safety Certificate
Certificate of Competence in Radio Telephone Telephony & Authority to Operate GY$3000 Operator's certificate for ship station

Amateur

DescriptionFeesRemarks
AMATEUR   Radio communication for the purpose of self-training, intercommunication and technical investigations, carried out by amateur that is, by duly authorized persons interested in radio technique solely with a personal aim and without pecuniary interest.
Amateur Radio GY$3000  
Experimental Service GY$8000  

Satellite & VSAT

DescriptionFeesRemarks
Earth Station    
Fixed Earth Station will be Determine on acase by case Basis   A station operated in the PSTN
Transportable Commercial Earth Station GY$360000 A station operated by a company or an individual for relaying of information other than telephone, telegraphy, telex or other data carried by the PSTN (e.g. cricket games, radio and television programmes)
Very Small Aperture Terminals (VSATs) GY$360000 A satellite earth station operated by private companies or individuals for their own business dealings or transactions.
Television Receive Only (TVROs)    
Domestic – Access to one (1) satellite only GY$6000 A television satellite receiving station used only for domestic purposes, with access to one satellite only.
Access to more than one Satellite GY$30000 A television satellite receiving station used for domestic purposes, with access to more than one satellite.
Commercial GY$600000 A television satellite receiving station used for commercial purposes.

Other Services

DescriptionFeesRemarks
Dealers/ Providers   Individuals/ Firms licensed to sell , exchange or deal in any wireless telegraphic , radio apparatus or any mechanism or contrivance capable of receiving and/or emitting electromagnetic energy.
Radio Communications Equipment and Services GY$120,000.00 + 3% on Gross Revenue  
Dealers/ Providers   Individuals/ Firms licensed to sell , rent, lease purchase, exchange or deals in any wireless telegraphic , telecommunication apparatus or any mechanism or contrivance capable of emitting electromagnetic energy.
Satellite T.V Services, Direct T.V and Others GY$120,000.00 + 3% on Gross Revenue  

Point to Point Communication Network (ISM Band)

Description  FeeRemarks
Point to point communication network utilizing frequencies in the 2400 MHz -2483.5 MHz Band $40,000 per fixed station within the network This point to point network establishes RF data transmission links using Spread Spectrum Modulation.
Point to multipoint communication network utilizing frequencies in the 2400 MHz -2483.5 MHz Band $60,000 per Hub station within the network This point to multipoint network provides wireless internet service to end users using spread spectrum Modulation.
Point to point communication network utilizing frequencies in the 5725 MHz –5850 MHz Band $40,000 per fixed station within the network This point to point network establishes RF data transmission links
Point to multipoint communication network utilizing frequencies in the 5725 MHz –5850 MHz Band $60,000 per Hub station within the network This point to multipoint network provides wireless internet service to end users

Point to Point Communication Network

DescriptionDistance [km]Fee per kHz of Bandwidth per linkRemarks
Point to point Communication network utilizing frequencies in the 30 MHz – 470 MHz Band  =10 GY$750 This Point to point network establishes RF  communication Links.
  >10 =20 GY$800  
  >20 =30 GY$960  
  >30 =40 GY$1190  
  >40 =50 GY$1510  
  >50 =60 GY$1900  
  >60 =70 GY$2270  
  >70 =80 GY$2920  
  >80 GY$3550  
Point to point Communication network utilizing frequencies above 806 MHz.  Distance Fee per MHz of Bandwidth per link This Point to point network establishes RF  communication Links.
   =10 GY$1750  
  >10 =20 GY$3070  
  >20 =30 GY$7250  
  >30=40 GY$13530  
  >40=50 GY$21910  
  >50=60 GY$32390  
  >60 GY$44950  

Cellular Radiotelephone Systems

DescriptionFeeRemarks
Cellular Radiotelephone System operating in the 800 MHz and 900 MHz  bands GY$1944 X 60 per RF (30 kHz) channel per Cell Site This system provides Cellular Radiotelephone service (voice and data traffic) to subscribers utilizing one or more Cell Sites (base stations).
Cellular Radiotelephone System operating in bands above the 900 MHz  band GY$1160 X 60 per RF (30 kHz) channel per Cell Site This system provides Cellular Radiotelephone service (voice and data traffic) to subscribers utilizing one or more Cell Sites (base stations).

Broadcasting

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