Technical Standards, Specifications, Requirements, etc…associated with NICTA’s Type Approval.

The following are FINALIZED versions of documents. See section below for DRAFT versions .


  • GSM 900 & 1800 MHz MOBILE TERMINAL EQUIPMENT.pdf Size: 339 KB

    The document outlines the minimum requirements for the Mobile terminals for use in the Public Cellular Mobile Telephone Service (PCMTS) operating in the 900 MHz and 1800 MHz frequency bands. In this document the mobile terminal can be a handheld, portable mobile phone, mobile phone handset or vehicle mounted equipment.

  • FM Radio Broadcasting Studio-To-Transmitter Link Equipment.pdf Size: 108 KB

    This specification outlines the minimum operational requirements for type approval and inspections of Frequency/Phase Modulation (FM) Radio Broadcasting Studio-To-Transmitter Link (STL) radio-communication systems deployed in Papua New Guinea.

  • Type Approval for WLAN Equipment.pdf Size: 315 KB

    The purpose of this standard is to define the minimum technical parameters of Wireless Local Area Network (WLAN) equipment for indoor and outdoor use in the frequency bands of 2.4 GHz and 5.8 GHz.

  • Type Approval for WBA Equipment.pdf Size: 452 KB

    The Standard defines technical requirements for Wireless Broadband Access (WBA) equipment operating in the frequencies below 11 GHz including the ISM bands of 2.4 GHz and 5.8 GHz. The WBA equipment include Fixed Wireless Broadband (FWB) and the WiFi systems based on the universal IEEE 802.11 standards and CDMA technology.

  • DVB-T2 STB Minimum Technical Requirements.pdf Size: 550 KB

    The International Telecommunication Union (ITU) has developed a digital terrestrial television broadcasting frequency (DTTB) plan for the migration from Analogue to Digital television broadcasting. The proposed date to accomplish migration from Analogue to Digital television broadcasting is June 17, 2020. In compliance with the migration, the National Information and Communications Authority (NICTA), in line with the ITU Guidelines for the transition from Analogue to Digital Broadcasting adopted and approved December, 2017 as the analogue switch-over date. The implementation of the DTTB was planned based on DVB-T2 standard.

  • Technical Guidelines on Mobile WiMAX.pdf Size: 1 MB

    The guidelines in this instrument are intended for mobile operators, service providers and individuals dealing with mobile WiMAX to comply with the requirements and standards as stipulated. This guideline also serves to regulate mobile WiMAX vendors to comply with and to operate in their specified licensed bands so as to prevent interference and cross communication between various operators of this technology.

  • EMC and Safety Standard List for ICT Equipment.pdf Size: 475 KB

    NICTA’s EMC and Safety Standard List for ICT Equipment

  • Technical Standard for V-SAT Ancillary Equipment.pdf Size: 630 KB

    This standard defines the technical requirements for VSAT and its ancillary equipment functionality which may be incorporated in a standalone network used to provide voice, data and broadcasting services.

  • EMC Technical Standard & Safety.pdf Size: 455 KB

    This standard lists the Electromagnetic Compatibility and Safety requirements which cover all the ICT equipment intended to be used or sold in the country. The ICT equipment referenced in this technical standard includes all telecommunications terminal equipment, radio equipment and network equipment.

The following are DRAFT versions of documents that may currently be under consultation, or have already been finalized.