The National Communications Commission (NCC) has released application requirements for trial frequencies in certain spectrum brands under the Proof of Concept (POC) Trial license.
This was disclosed on Wednesday, April 14, 2021, in a statement signed by the Director of Public Affairs, Dr Ikechukwu Adinde; and made public on the Commission’s verified Twitter account, @NgComCommission.
The NCC stated that it had been inundated with requests related to trial frequencies for the purpose of verification of certain concepts.
The requirements listed by the NCC include:
- The PoC trial license application must only be granted to Original Equipment Manufacturers(OEMS)/Vendors, or operators in conjunction with their Original Equipment Manufacturers.
- PoC trial shall not exceed a period of three months effective from the date of approval.
- Equipment for Proof of Concept must be ‘Type-approved’ by the Commission.
- Appropriate Spectrum fees must be paid in accordance with the NCC’s regulations.
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