The Department of Frequency Assignment & Licensing is responsible for assigning frequencies and issuing licenses for the radio equipment users. The following are some of the duties undertaken by this department;

  • Verify each application for radio licenses and ensure conformity with national and international regulations.
  • Issue radio licenses and calculate fees
  • Assign appropriate frequencies to radio-communications equipment.
  • Provide the data to the database in order to have the records of frequency assignment on the national level as well as the coordinated Oman frequencies with foreign countries.
  • Establish the fees policy and rules.
  • Establish rules for the use of radio spectrum in coordination with the legal Affairs Unit.
  • Define the rules for frequency assignment.
  • Monitoring of specific frequencies and bands in coordination with monitoring team and analyze the data registered by the department.
  • Modify, renew and cancel licenses
  • Assign call sign to individual stations
  • Issue provisional approvals for radio equipments
  • Maintain data bank of licenses provided