51st RSPG Plenary Meeting – 05 February 2020

RSPG20-001 : RSPG #51 Agenda

RSPG20-002 : Comission activities related to spectrum policy

RSPG20-003: Request for an RSPG Opinion on a Radio Spectrum Policy Programme

RSPG20-004 : Implications of the new Rule of Procedure for RSPG Sub-groups

RSPG20-005 : RSPG Work programme 2020 and beyond

RSPG20-006 : State of play regarding award of 5G pioneer bands

RSPG20-007 : Progress report of the sub-group on cross-border coordination

RSPG20-009 – Update of the maps – 700 MHz situation

RSPG20-008: List of documents for publication RSPG#51

RSPG20-010 : Chair’s report RSPG #51

State of play – Awards – 700MHz

Updated 05 May 2020

Country Public consultation Peer review Award
Austria September 2019 May 2019 Postponed/new date tbc
Belgium July 2017   Expected end 2020
Bulgaria Expected Q2 2020   By 30/06/2020
Croatia   Expected Q3 2020   Expected by December 2021
Cyprus September 2019   Expected by end 2020
Czechia July 2019   Expected 2020
Denmark March 2018   March 2019

Estonia July 2014   Expected end of 2020
Finland     November 2016
France     November 2015
Germany     June 2015
Greece Expected
Q2 2020
Expected Q3 2020   Expected November 2020
Hungary July 2019 December 2018   Started on18 July 2019
Ireland 20 Dec 2019
ComReg doc: 19/124
Draft Info Memorandum – March 2020
June 2020 Expected Q4 2020
Italy March 2018 December 2018 October 2018
Spectrum usable nationally from 1 July 2022
Latvia Autumn 2019   November  2020
Lithuania May 2018   Restricted usage because of cross-border coordination issues (at least until 2022)
Luxembourg May 2019   Expected mid 2020
Malta Q2 2020   Expected June 2021
Netherlands Q4 2019   June 2020
Poland Pre-consultation August 2018 and 2019
Expected Q1 2022
  Before 30 June 2022
Portugal April 2018 & Oct.2019 (RoU and award procedure)
Consultation on the auction rules launched Q1 2020, but currently suspended)
  Expected before July 2020

Romania August 2019   Expected end of 2020
Slovakia December2019 Expected after tender for 700 MHz band (in 2021) Q2 2020 (ongoing)
Slovenia Expected December 2019 December 2018
Q1/2020
Postponed until 31 December 2021 due to unresolved cross-border coordination issues resulting in harmful interferences.
Spain 2017 and 2019   Expected Q2 2020 (but process suspended as of April 2020)
Sweden July 2018 May 2018
February 2019
December 2018
United Kingdom December 2018 February 2019
May 2019
Expected before May 2020
Norway2018June 2019

State of play – Awards – 3.4 – 3.8 GHz

Updated on 05 May 2020

CountryPublic consultationPeer reviewAward
Austria February 2018 April 2019   March 2019
Belgium June 2017   Expected End 2020
Bulgaria Expected Q2 2020   By 30/06/2020
Croatia Expected Q3 2020   Expected by December 2021
Cyprus September 2019   Expected by end 2020
Czechia July 2019   Expected 2020
Denmark Expected Q2 2020   Expected Q3 2020
Estonia April 2018   Expected end of 2020
Finland May 2018 April 2019 October 2018
France July 2019 September 2019 on- going Q1 2020 (but delayed)
Germany     June 2019
Greece Q2 2020 Expected Q3 2020Expected November 2020
Hungary July 2019 December 2018 Started on 18 July 2019
Ireland July & December 2015 January 2018 Completed May 2017
Italy 3.4-3.6 GHz
January 2018 (for 5G use)
3.6-3.8 GHz
March 2018
December 2018 3.4-3.6 GHz
Extended licenses for 5G use
3.6-3.8 GHz
October 2018
Latvia March 2018   September 2018
Lithuania May 2018 March 2019   Expected Q4 2020
Luxembourg May 2019   Expected mid-2020
Malta Q2 2020   Expected before 2021
Netherlands March 2019   Expected beginning of 2022
Poland Preconsultation August 2018
Consultation Expected December 2019/January 2020
  End June 2020 (may be delayed)
Portugal April 2018 & Oct.2019 (RoU and award procedure)
Consultation on the auction rules expected for Jan.2020
  Expected before July 2020
100 MHz (3.4-3.5 GHz) can already be use in accordance with the new technical conditions (Decision from Dec. 2019)

Romania August 2019   Expected end of June 2020 (may be delayed)
Slovakia 3.4-3.6 GHz: October 2014
3.6-3.8 GHz: November 2013
  3.4-3.6 GHz: May 2016
3.6-3.8 GHz July 2017
Slovenia Expected December 2019 Q1/2020 Expected June/October 2020
Spain 2017   July 2018
Sweden July 2019 April 2019 November 2020
United Kingdom 3.4-3.6 GHz: November 2016  
3.6-3.8 GHz: December 2018  
Defrag: June 2019
3.4-3.6 GHz: June 2018  
3.6-3.8 GHz: February 2019 May 2019
3.4-3.6 GHz: April 2018   3600-3680 MHz – already assigned  
3680 MHz -3800 MHz: Expected before May 2020
Norway August 2019 3.6-3.8 GHz already assigned for 5G  
The whole band expected to be assigned in 2021