Telecommunications Amendment Act 2007 (English)
Telecommunications Amendment Act 2007 (Samoan)
Telecommunications Amendment Act 2008
Telecommunications Amendment Act 2020 (Samoan)
Telecommunications Amendment Act 2020 (English)
The Telecommunications Act 2005 as amended prohibits the provision of telecommunications services and networks to the public for direct of indirect compensation without a licence.
the Regulator issues telecommunications licences as either individual licences of class licences. Under the Act, the Regulator may exempt certain specified activities or classes of persons from the requirement to hold a licence. The Office of the Regulator monitors compliance with all licences.
Telecommunications licences are separate and additional to radio spectrum licences. Service providers who use the radio spectrum to provide telecommunications services are required to apply for and hold both a radio spectrum licence and a telecommunications licence.
Licensing Procedures & Fees
Applications for an individual licence must be in writing and accompanied by the prescribed fee.
Telecommunications Licence Fee Regulations 2018 (Samoan)
Telecommunications License Fee Regulations 2018 (English)
List of Telecom Provides
Register Telecommunications Licenses
Universal Access requirement aim to promote service coverage and ongoing network roll-out in a competitive market. They aim to ensure that service providers continue to service uneconomic areas or customers, such as remote or difficult to access areas and low-income customers groups.
Universal Access Policy English
Universal Access Policy Samoan
Numbering Request Forms
Request Form for Fixed Line Number
Request Form for Mobile Number Range
Request Form for New Number Range
Type Approval Process/Procedure
Type Approval Rules 2018 (English)
Radio Spectrum Rules 2018 (English)
Radio Spectrum Rules 2018 (Samoan)
Radio Spectrum Fees Amendment Regulations 2018 (English)
Radio Spectrum Fees Amendment Regulations 2018 (Samoan)
Radio Spectrum Fees Regulations 2007
Radio spectrum Fees Amendment Regulations 2015