ELECTRONICS (ICS code(s): 31); TELECOMMUNICATIONS. AUDIO AND VIDEO ENGINEERING (ICS code(s): 33); INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY. OFFICE MACHINES (ICS code(s): 35)
Draft Royal Decree on localisation requirements concerning 5G networks
This draft Royal Decree gives effect to article 105, § 8 of the Belgian Act of the 13th of June 2005 on electronic communications. It imposes the necessary rules on MNOs, full MVNOs and certain companies having a private 5G network to ensure that they carry out within the European Union the activities that are absolutely necessary for the operation, security and continuity of their network. It requires these entities to ensure that the persons, equipment, software and data necessary for the real-time supervision of their (elements of the core of the) 5G network and those linked to the control of physical and logical access to their (elements of the core of the) 5G network are located in the European Union. Persons who do not supervise the network in real time, but who may be asked to perform a specific action on the network, may be located outside the European Union, provided that their interventions are permanently monitored.