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The Communications Ordinance 2017 came into force on the 31/03/2017, which details the regulation of communications in the Falkland Islands including: imposing requirements, restrictions and conditions, setting standards in relation to activities, and securing compliance, or enforcement.

Communications regulation is completed through the Telecoms Regulator;

The Exclusive Licence:

The telecommunications in the Falkland Islands are largely provided through an exclusive licence with Sure ltd. A new licence agreement was signed on 7th April 2017, which includes a number of specific KPIs aimed at improving the service provided through Sure and the customer experience.

Individual Licences

The communications ordinance 2017 allows for the provision of several individual licences for telecommunications equipment including:

  • 2 metre radio
  • Satellite phones
  • VSAT for personal use