CITC extends its consultation on spectrum allocations for WLAN applications

7 Jul 2021

The Communications and Information Technology Commission (CITC) has extended the deadline for submitting comments in its public consultation on the Radio Spectrum Allocation and Use Regulation for WLAN Applications. Interested parties are now invited to submit their comments by 26 July 2021. The document introduces updates to the allocation and use regulations of the WLAN frequency bands in Saudi Arabia and identifies new spectrum for the use of WLAN applications in the 6GHz and 60GHz bands. These updates aim to enable the latest wireless technologies in the Kingdom, which include the sixth generation of Wi-Fi technologies (WiFi-6e), WiGig technology, Virtual Reality (VR) and Augmented Reality (AR) and IoT.

Saudi Arabia, Communications and IT Commission (CITC)