Proposed regulatory measures for the introduction of C-ITS in Australia | ACMA

Proposed regulatory measures for the introduction of C-ITS in Australia

Consultation closes: 23 September 2016

IFC: 20/2016 green light

Online consultation

Submissions

The comment period for the ACMA’s consultation on the regulatory arrangements for C-ITS in the 5.9 GHz band is now closed. The ACMA received 12 submissions to this consultation and these can be accessed from the right hand side index box.

 

From these submissions a number of issues were raised which will require consideration by the ACMA and industry. It was indicated in the submissions that vehicles fitted with C-ITS devices are not likely to be introduced into Australia until the later part of 2017 or the beginning of 2018. The ACMA will use this additional time to carefully consider the issues raised and intends to conclude its considerations in the first quarter of 2017.

 

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Consultation paper—Proposed regulatory measures for the introduction of cooperative intelligent transport systems in Australia

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Attachment A—Draft C-ITS class licence

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Issue for comment

This paper and draft class licence sets out the proposed regulatory arrangements to support the introduction of cooperative intelligent transport systems (C-ITS) in the 5.9 GHz band (5.855–5.925 GHz) in Australia. The proposals have been prepared following ongoing consultation with the intelligent transport system industry. This paper, and the associated draft class licence, invite consultation on a regime for the authorisation of C-ITS devices, which may allow for the import and operation of C-ITS equipped vehicles, and facilitate innovation in the C-ITS industry.

In October 2009, the ACMA released the discussion paper Planning for intelligent transport systems that examined the introduction of C-ITS in the 5.9 GHz band with various interference scenarios being explored. Since that time, progress on harmonisation of technology standards internationally has delayed implementation and adoption of C-ITS. The ACMA has maintained a watching brief and, following developments in the harmonisation of technology standards, regulatory arrangements in Australia are now being proposed.

Opportunity to provide feedback

This consultation paper does not pose specific questions. However, the ACMA welcomes comment from interested stakeholders on the issues raised in this consultation or any other issues relevant to cooperative intelligent transport systems in the 5855–5925 MHz band.