Three qualified bidders confirmed in the upcoming Danish multi-band spectrum auction
HI3G Denmark, TDC Net and TT Network will compete for spectrum in the 1500 MHz, 2.1 GHz, 2.3 GHz, 3.5 GHz and 26 GHz bands in the auction organised by the Danish Energy Agency.
US assigns 3.7 GHz spectrum for US$81.1bn
With the closing of the assignment phase, the US regulator, the Federal Communications Commission (FCC), announced the final results and next steps related to the auction of 280 MHz of unpaired spectrum in the 3700–3980 MHz band.
Slovenian regulator starts the multiband spectrum auction
AKOS will award national 15-year licences in the 700 MHz band, the 1427–1517 MHz band, new licences for the 2.1 GHz band, a part of the 2.3 GHz band, 3.4–3.8 GHz band and spectrum in the 26 GHz band.
Bidding is expected to start in March or April 2021.
Spain awards 20 MHz in the 3.4–3.6 GHz band
Telefónica and Orange were the only bidders and will each pay the reserve price of €21m for 10 MHz. The next step will be to refarm the entire 3.4–3.8 GHz band.
Slovenian regulator assigns 2x3 MHz in the 700 MHz band for business-critical communications services
BeeIN, a daughter company of Slovenian equipment vender Iskratel, paid €970,000 for the 15-year national licence.
Wom, Movistar and Entel are the winners of 5G spectrum auctions in Chile
Wom was the only operator to win frequencies in all four separate 5G spectrum tenders. Movistar and Entel each obtained 50 MHz in the 3.5 GHz band. Borealnet S.A. was defeated in the three of the four separate 5G spectrum tenders which were decided in auctions. The auctions raised more than US$450m. In the 26 GHz band there is sufficient bandwidth to assign spectrum to Claro, Entel and Wom without an auction.