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Station Licences
 
Station Licences are needed to own and operate radiocommunications equipment in Brunei Darussalam It  consists of the following details:
 
    • the type and the number of radiocommunication equipment;
    • the operating radio frequencies and the bandwidth;
    • the level of radio emission;
    • the site names and locations at which the radiocommunication equipment are installed;
    • the validity period of the licence;
 
All Station Licensees must operate their radiocommunications equipment according to the details stated in their licences. Licensee must notify AITI of any changes in its details specified in their licence. Any changes to the licence details are subject to approval by AITI. Categories and Station License fees are shown below:-
 
 
 
Category
 
Types
Fees (B$)
1
AEF
Aeronautical Station – Aeronautical Fixed Station
25.00
2
AEM
Aeronautical Station – Aircraft Station
25.00
3
AMA
Amateur Radio – General
25.00
4
AMS
Amateur Radio – Restricted
25.00
5
AMC
Aero Model Control – RBAF Flying Club
25.00
6
BCA
Broadcasting Station – AM
25.00
7
BCF
Broadcasting Station – FM
25.00
8
BCT
Broadcasting Station – TV
25.00
9
FSS
Earth Station – Satellite Earth Station
2400.00
10
FST
Earth Station – TVRO & ASTRO (Free-to-Air)
360.00
11
FSR
Earth Station – Café & Restaurant
500.00
12
FSC
Earth Station – Apartment & Hotel
1200.00
13
FSV
Earth Station – VSAT (Very Small Aperture Terminal)
2400.00
14
MAF
Maritime Radio – Coast Station
25.00
15
MAM
Maritime Radio – Ships Station
25.00
16
RSF
Radio Station – Microwave Fixed Station
25.00
17
RSM
Radio Station – LMES (Land Mobile Earth Station)
25.00
18
RSR
Radio Station – Radio Determination
25.00
19
RST
Radio Station – Land Mobile
25.00
20
RSP
Radio Station – Repeater Station
100.00
21
RSB
Radio Station – Based Station
100.00
22
RDR
Radar Station
2400.00
23
FSW
RadarEarth Station – Weather Satellite
2400.00
 
Station Licences are valid for 1 year. Renewals must be processed within 2 months of its expiry date.
 
Applicants must complete AITI’s application forms and provide any necessary documentation.
 
AITI will only process complete application forms with signature together with payment of the requisite fees and required documents.
 

Approval of applications will depend on the frequency to be used as it may require coordination with other countries for frequency coordination and information submitted to AITI. Applicants requiring specific frequencies for the station, must also fill in the frequency application form and submit the same together with the network diagram of the system to be used.

 

FREQUENCY & STATION LICENCE APPLICATION
 
Station Licences are required to own and operate radiocommunications equipment in Brunei Darussalam. The Station Licence is issued by The Authority for Info-communications Technology Industry of Brunei Darussalam (AITI).
 
Radio frequencies are assigned by The Authority for Info-communications Technology Industry of Brunei Darussalam (AITI).
 
 Application Process
•  Station License
•  Fees
•  Application Forms:
    •  Download Frequency Application Form
    •  Download Station Licence Application Form
 
Application Process
 
To apply for Frequencies and Station Licences, applicants are required to fill in and submit the completed Frequency application form and AITI Licence application form together with the following documents:-
 
 Cover letter
•  Equipment Technical Specifications
•  Network Diagram
•  Antenna Radiation Pattern
 
AITI will only process complete application forms with signature together with payment of the requisite fees and submission of required documents.
 
Once all the complete required forms and documents are received, frequency technical analysis is performed to ensure that no interference occurs to the existing radiocommunication equipment in Brunei Darussalam.
 
To ensure management of interference on a regional level, AITI will coordinate with Malaysia and Singapore in the monthly FACSMAB meeting and the application is subject to approval from FACSMAB Members. The applicant will be informed in writing if the application is approved. To facilitate the coordination process, it is advised that the applicant to submit the full application before FACSMAB meeting. 
 
The table below shows monthly datelines for submission of Frequency applications which are subject to border coordination at FACSMAB Meetings, for the year 2018. Frequency applications which are received after the dateline shown shall be carried forward to the next FACSMAB meeting.
 
 
2018

Mtg Date
Submission Dateline
 January
  8 January
 February
  5 February
 March
  12 March
 April
  2 April
 May
  7 May
 June
  4 June
 July
  9 July
 August
  31 July
 September
  10 September
 October
  1 October
​November
​  5 November
​December
​  3 December
 
 The Frequency application and the Station Licence application process as well as the Station Licence fee are summarized as below:
 
 
  
 
 
Station Licence

A station licence consists of the following details:
 
 the type and the number of radiocommunication equipment;
•  the operating radio frequencies and the bandwidth;
•  the level of radio emission;
•  the site names and locations at which the radiocommunication equipment are installed;
•  the validity period of the licence;
 
All Station Licensees must operate their radiocommunications equipment according to the details stated in their licences. Licensee must notify AITI of any changes in its details specified in their licence. Any changes to the licence details are subject to approval by AITI.
 
Station Licences are valid for 1 year. Renewals must be processed within 2 months of its expiry.
 
 
Fees
 
The station licence will be issued upon the payment of the station licence fee. The station licence fee is tabulated as below: