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PERU

  • "In march 2004 and after a public consultation process, it was approved the proposal for changing some issues of the Telecommunications Bylaw. The more important issues changed were the establishment of unlicensed bands... In july 2004, the Single Revised Text of the Telecommunications Bylaw was approved..." ---from "Policies and Regulatory Update - Peru Report" by Carlos Valdez and Jaime Cárdenas, 31st meeting of the APEC TEL Working Group, Bangkok, April 2005.
  • Ministerial Directive band9002.4 5.7 says that new rules for equipment using the 902-928, 2400-2483.5 and 5725-5850 MHz bands were published in Diario Oficial El Peruano on 25 June 2004. These rules modified Footnote P.19 in the national frequency plan to allow wireless telecom networks to coexist with Industrial, Scientific and Medical (ISM) devices. Footnote P.19 designates 13553-13567 KHz, 26957-27283 KHz, 40.66-40.70 MHz, 902-928 MHz, 2400-2500 MHz, 5725-5875 MHz and 24-24.25 GHz for unlicensed ISM applications.
  • Article 28 of Aprueban Texto Único Ordenado del Reglamento General de la Ley de Telecomunicaciones (DECRETO SUPREMO Nº 027-2004-MTC) says indoor transmissions of up to 100 mW in the 902-928, 2400-2483.5 and 5725-5850 MHz bands are allowed without registration or license, and up to 4W with a license. The December 2004 issue of Approval News adds that this rule was "published in the Official Diary El Peruano under the Ministerial Resolution n° 626-2004-MTC/03..."
  • "Wi-fi web reaches farmers in Peru" by Roberto Belo, BBC News, 15 December 2004.
  • "Firm hired to tag 1,000 llamas," by Steve Alexander, Minneapolis Star-Tribune, 13 August 2007: "...llamas in Peru have attracted the stern attention of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA)... To track llama radioactivity, the IAEA hired Digital Angel, best known for putting electronic chips in cattle, fish and pets to help owners keep track of them. The South St. Paul company will put its radio-frequency identification (RFID) tags on 1,000 Peruvian llamas that reside close to nuclear power plants..."
  • Lima Wireless discussion list (in Spanish).
  • "Expandir el espectro no licenciado pero reteniendo la revisión del interés público y de los usos dedicados" - Rudy Godoy's Spanish translation of a 2003 statement by Christian Sandvig on spectrum reform to promote Internet access.
  • Cultural Libre - Luis Gustavo Lira's blog about free culture, in Spanish and English.
  • "Country report - Peru: Telecommunications Services Market Access Study," DG Trade (European Commission), June 2003, 42 pages.

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