Wednesday February 28, 2024

In view of the above, the Commission hereby gives a 14-day ENFORCEMENT NOTICE to all unlicensed operators on the 5.4GHz frequency band, spanning 5.430 725GHz to, forthwith, vacate and desist from further transmission of signals or use of equipment in any form on this band without authorization obtained Commission.

The Commission shall, without further recourse and upon expiration of the stipulated deadline, commence appropriate enforcement action including, but not limited to, prosecution, fine, and confiscation of equipment used in the illegal transmission of services.

A detailed regulatory provision for the deployment of services on the entire 5GHz band is contained in the Guidelines for Deployment of Broadband Services on the 5.2-5.9GHz band. This is available at, under Licensing and Regulation (Regulatory Functions) for guidance.

This is a pre-enforcement notice.

Reuben Muoka

Director, Public Affairs