spectrum management, radio and telecommunications services

The Joint Radio Company

The Joint Radio Company Ltd. (JRC) is an Industry-Owned Spectrum Management Consultancy and Spectrum Management Organisation with primary responsibility for the radio spectrum used by the UK Energy Industry, for which we have ISO9001 Accreditation. Our areas of expertise include:

  • Radio Planning and Telecommunications consultancy services
  • Radio Spectrum Management services
  • Next Generation Wireless Planning (LTE & 5G)
  • Ofcom Radio Spectrum Licensing Applications and management services
  • Radio fixed link planning (VHF, UHF and Microwave) services
  • Scanning Telemetry and SCADA system planning and licensing services
  • Digital and Analogue Private Mobile Radio (PMR) planning and commissioning services
  • Radio system area planning services
  • Technical Specification development and procurement support
  • Radio fixed link co-ordination with wind farms services

About The JRC

The Joint Radio Company Ltd. (JRC) is a joint venture company of National Grid plc (the UK electricity transmission and gas transmission and distribution operator) and the Energy Networks Association Ltd, representing UK gas and electricity transmission and distribution companies.

More information on The JRC

JRC Anti-Slavery Statement

JRC Terms & Conditions

  Contact us

Head Office:
Friars House
Manor House Drive
Coventry CV1 2TE
United Kingdom


Ofcom Review of the use of Fixed Wireless Links and Spectrum Implications - JRC Response
17th January 2024

The Energy Network Operators primarily utilise fixed links as backhaul from hilltop and rooftop locations to transport SCADA and mission critical voice services from a range of distributed energy infrastructure...


Ofcom Call for Input: Potential spectrum bands to support utilities sector transformation.
16th September 2023

Noting the spectrum options under consideration we welcome the emphasis placed on sub 1 GHz spectrum options aligned to 3GPP designated bands. The approach adopted to assess the suitability of the bands is very...


Ofcom: Hybrid sharing enabling both licensed mobile and Wi-Fi users to access the upper 6 GHz band - JRC Response
15th September 2023

JRC is not concerned with the differences between WiFi and LTE in outdoor Vs indoor implementations. From a JRC perspective, both technologies and all deployment scenarios represent a real and increased...