Fact SheetsDownload Formats
Fact Sheet 1 - Cell Phone Safety
Fact Sheet 2 - Cellular Phones
Fact Sheet 3 - RF Radiation (Safety Issues)
Fact Sheet 4 - Interference
Fact Sheet 5 - The Importation of Telecommunications and Radiocommunications Equipment into Barbados
Fact Sheet 6 - The Use of Telecommunications and Radiocommunications Equipment in Barbados
Fact Sheet 7 - Call Signs and their Uses
Fact Sheet 8 - FamilyRadio Service (FRS) use in Barbados
Fact Sheet 9 - Electromagnetic Compatibility
Fact Sheet 10 -Radio Controlled Models Use in Barbados
Fact Sheet 11 -Radio Frequency (RF) Emissions Classification
Fact Sheet 12 -The Amateur Radio Service
Fact Sheet 13- The role of Telecommunications Inspector in the Ministry responsible for telecommunications
Fact Sheet 14 - The Electromagnetic Spectrum
Fact Sheet 15 – Safety of Life at Sea (SOLAS)
Fact Sheet 16– The Use of Spread Spectrum, Wireless Fidelity and WIMAX in Barbados

Barbados signs Computer Incident Response Team (CIRT) Agreement with the International Telecommunications Union (ITU) at a meeting held at the Caribbean Telecommunications Union (CTU) in Port of Spain, Trinidad.

Chief Telecommunications Officer of Barbados, Mr Reginald Bourne (left) and the Director of ITU's Telecommunications Development Bureau, Mr Brahima Sanou (right), are congratulated by the Secretary General of the CTU, Ms Bernadette Lewis after the signing of the CIRT Agrreement.

Government Notices

Government Notice - 2019 Licences

The following types of licences are renewable in January 2019 as they will expire on December 31, 2018

Licensees have until January 30, 2019 to renew their licences.

From January 31, 2019 to March 31, 2019 these licences may be renewed but a 25% late payment fee will be payable.

 From April 01, 2019, unpaid licences may be revoked by the Minister responsible for Telecommunications:


1. Sellers and Dealers;
2. Citizen Band Operators;
3. Amateur Radio Operators;
4. Model Equipment Owners;
5. General Radio Communications;
6. Fishing Vessels and all other Ship Stations;
7. Coast Stations;

 Date: 16 November 2018


Link - Legislation Tab  at left - Computer Misuse Act, Fair Trading Act, Electronic Transaction Act, General Orders, Financial Management and Audit Rules 2011, etc.


HIPCAR Tab added at left - Model Text  for Cybercrime, e-Commerce, Freedom of Information, Licensing Regulations etc.

Update: 30 November 2012