|Country||Public consultation||Peer review||Award|
|Austria||August 2019||May 2019||Expected 2023|
|Belgium||June 2019||No award planned|
|Bulgaria||January – February 2021||In 2022, a new public |
consultation is planned.
|Croatia||April 2021||10 May 2021*||12 August 2021|
|Cyprus||September 2019||Not expected to take place in 2020 (subject to clear market demand)|
|No award planned|
26.5-27.5 GHz open for non-commercial experiments in October 2020.
|Denmark||August 2018 and |
|Estonia||November 2019||Expected by the end of 2022|
|Finland||February 2020||June 2020|
|France||1st public consultation |
in June 2018.
New public consultation
of market demand on
|On-going process to encourage trials in various sectors|
|n.a.||(Individual frequency assignments: on application for 15 years with the possibility of extension |
since end of 2020)
|Greece (Individual |
frequency rights of
use assigned for the
three 5G bands for
15 years with the possibility of 5 years extension, starting on
the 16th December 2020)
|August – September 2020||May 2021||Completed |
200 ΜHz (24.250 – 24.450 GHz) have been reserved by the Ministry of Digital Governance on secondary basis for pilot project.
|Hungary||July 2017, |
and March 2022
|TBD||There is no market demand for 5G. |
The existing operators (4 MNO and 1 broadcasting company) want to us the band for P-P purposes until the expire date of their licences.
|Ireland||Study determined there |
is no current demand –
ComReg doc: 21/07
|Italy||March 2018||December 2018||October 2018|
|Latvia||It is expected to conclude public consultation in the first half of 2021.|
(Due to diverging views on licence conditions, several consultation rounds with market players were carried out during 2020.)
|Before 2024 (depending on results of public consultation)|
|Lithuania||April 2020||1.2 GHz is available. Waiting|
for requirements from MNO.
|Luxembourg||October 2020||Public consultation in Q4-2020 |
showed no immediate demand
award postponed until
demand apparent; possibility to request temporarily licences.
|Malta||5 February 2021||23 March 2021*||Subject to market demand|
|Netherlands||Public consultation of |
award policy expected
|TBD, depending on outcome |
|Poland||August 2018 |
Expected Q1 2021
|Expected before 2022 (subject of market demand)|
|Portugal||April 2018 (1st consultation).|
A second consultation took
place between December 2021 and March 2022 and the contributions are currently
|TBD according to market demand.|
|Romania||Strategy for multiband auction in first half of 2019, where this band was postponed; questionnaire on market demand in 2020||Probably before the end of 2022 (subject to clear market demand)|
|Slovakia||Public discussion was held in November 2020.||Public discussion result – no interest in the market at a present time. Not expected to take place before 2023 (subject of negotiation with military).|
|Slovenia||Q3 2020||October 2020||June 2021|
|Spain||2017, 2019 and 2021||2022|
|Sweden||December 2019||November 2021 Local licences in 24,25 – 25,1 GHz|
Planned new public
consultation in 2022
|Test licences awarded in 2019.|
So far, no clear market demand.
|Iceland||No clear market demand.|
Not expected to be awarded in the upcoming award process in 2021/2022
|Serbia||Not expected to be awarded in the upcoming award process|
*Peer Review Forum held in line with the provisions of Article 35 of the European Electronic Communications Code.