Commonwealth of Australia
Australian Communications and Media Authority Act 2005
Australian Communications and Media Authority (Spectrum Allocation – Post-Auction Review) Direction No. 1 of 2013
I, ANTHONY NORMAN ALBANESE, Minister for Broadband, Communications and the Digital Economy, make the following Direction under section 14 of the Australian Communications and Media Authority Act 2005.
Dated 26 July 2013
Minister for Broadband, Communications and the Digital Economy
1 Name of Direction
This Direction is the Australian Communications and Media Authority (Spectrum Allocation – Post-Auction Review) Direction No. 1 of 2013.
This Direction commences on the day after it is registered on the Federal Register of Legislative Instruments.
This Direction ceases to have effect as if repealed by another instrument on 1 December 2014.
In this Direction:
ACMA means the Australian Communications and Media Authority.
Act means the Radiocommunications Act 1992.
auction means the auction of spectrum licences conducted by the ACMA in accordance with the Radiocommunications (Spectrum Licence Allocation—Combinatorial Clock Auction) Determination 2012.
relevant spectrum means the following parts of the spectrum:
(a) from 733 MHz up to and including 748 MHz;
(b) from 788 MHz up to and including 803 MHz.
I direct the ACMA to report to the Minister by 1 September 2014 on the appropriate procedures for the allocation of spectrum licences for the relevant spectrum having regard to:
(a) the prices achieved for spectrum licences allocated as a result of the auction; and
(b) prevailing market circumstances that may have an impact on the value of the relevant spectrum.