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State of play – Awards – 24.25 – 27.5 GHz

CountryPublic consultationPeer reviewAward
Austria August 2019 May 2019 Not before 2020
Belgium June 2019   No award planned
Bulgaria Expected Q4 2020  
Croatia Yet to be decided  
Cyprus September 2019   Not expected to take place in 2020
Czechia    
Denmark August 2018 Expected Q3 2020
Estonia Expected November 2019 Expected end of 2020
Finland Expected first half of 2020   Expected first half of 2020
France Jun 2018   On-going process to encourage trials in various sectors
Germany Expected 2020

 
Greece Expected
Q1 2020
  Expected Q3 2020Expected Q4 2020
Hungary July 2017  
Ireland Study Q2/2020
Italy March 2018 December 2018 October 2018
Latvia Expected Spring/ Summer 2021*
at present 3 operators have been granted technology neutral rights of use of total 336 MHz bandwidth and there are not any applications from operators to use wider bandwidth at present.
  Autumn/ Winter 2021, if the result of consultation will not be different.
Lithuania Expected by 31 March 2020   Expected October 2020
Luxembourg Expected first half of 2020   Expected second half of 2020
Malta Q1 2020   Expected before 2021
Netherlands Q1 2020 ( PC ends 28/02/2020)    
Poland August 2018 Expected Q1 2021   Expected before 2022 (subject of market demand)
Portugal April 2018  
Romania December 2018
August 2019
Expected Q2 2020
  Expected before 2022 (subject of market demand)
Slovakia Not expected to take place in 2020   Not expected to take place in 2020 (subject of negotiation with military).
Slovenia Expected December 2019 Q1/2020 Expected June/October 2020
Spain 2017 and 2019    
Sweden December 2019     Expected 2020
United Kingdom July 2017 24.25-26.5 GHz: July 2019 NB Peer Review not
applicable as spectrum being made available through non-competitive process
24.25-26.5 GHz: Made local
licences available on demand subject to co-ordination
NorwayAugust 2019Test licences awarded in 2019.
No clear market demand, award is not expected to take place in 2020.

50th RSPG Plenary Meeting – 09 October 2019

RSPG19-024 : RSPG #50 Agenda

RSPG19-025 : Comission activities related to spectrum policy

RSPG19-026 : State of play regarding award of 5G pioneer bands

RSPG19-027 : Progress Report of the RSPG WG on EECC

RSPG19-028 : Rules of procedure for the RSPG

RSPG19-029 : Draft RSPG Work programme 2020 and beyond (currently under public consultation)

RSPG19-030 : Progress report of the RSPG WG on European Spectrum Strategy

RSPG19-031 : RSPG Report on European Spectrum Strategy

RSPG19-032 : Progress report of the RSPG WG on cross-border coordination

RSPG19-033 : Progress report of the RSPG WG on Peer Review and MS cooperation on authorisations and awards

RSPG19-034 : List of documents for publication RSPG#50

RSPG19-035 : Progress report of the RSPG WG on 5G

RSPG19-036 : Final Progress report of the RSPG WG (2016-2019) on 5G

RSPG19-038 : Chair’s report RSPG #50

Hungary – Awards – 2019

  1. Bands covered by prospective award:

    • 694–790 MHz frequency band (700 MHz frequency band)
    • 1920–1980/2110–2170 MHz (2100 MHz frequency band)
    • 2500–2690 MHz frequency band (2600 MHz frequency band) and
    • 3400–3800 MHz frequency band (3600 MHz frequency band)

  2. Date of public consultation: July 2019

  3. [Expected] date of award: The auction procedure is launched ex officio on the date of publication of the Notice on the Auctioneer’s website, on 18 July 2019. Applications of applicants can be submitted on 7 August 2019 between 9:00 am and 12:00 pm.

    The Auctioneer will conduct onsite bidding for the frequency bands at the following times and dates.
    • In the case of the 2600 MHz frequency band, the onsite bidding starts at 10 am Monday, 23 September 2019.
    • In the case of the 3600 MHz frequency band, the onsite bidding starts at 10 am Wednesday, 25 September 2019.
    • In the 700 MHz frequency band, the starting date of the onsite bidding is 10 am Tuesday, 1 October 2019.
    • In the case of the 2100 MHz frequency band, the onsite bidding starts at 10 am Monday, 7 October 2019.

  4. Link for more information available online:

    http://english.nmhh.hu/article/204906/The_gate_opens_before_selling_5G_frequencies

    Draft documentation: http://english.nmhh.hu/article/204909/Documentation_of_the_auction_procedure_announced_for_frequency_use_entitlements_related_to_wireless_broadband_services_specially_supporting_the_introduction_of_5G_DRAFT

    Call for consultation: http://english.nmhh.hu/article/204907/Announcement_concerning_the_acquisition_of_the_operating_licences_of_national_terrestrial_digital_television_broadcasting_networks

  5. The scope of this auction procedure encompasses those portions of the following frequency bands

    • 694–790 MHz frequency band (700 MHz frequency band)
    • 1920–1980/2110–2170 MHz (2100 MHz frequency band)
    • 2500–2690 MHz frequency band (2600 MHz frequency band) and
    • 3400–3800 MHz frequency band (3600 MHz frequency band)

      which the NFFF allows for allocation, but which have not been allocated before the auction procedure has started, i.e. the following frequency ranges: 708–733/763–788 MHz, 1965–1980/2155–2170 MHz, 2600–2615 MHz and 3490–3800 MHz.

The following table shows the quantity and amount of frequency of the lots in each frequency band :

Name of frequency bandNumber of lotsFrequency amounts available for sale
700 MHz5 lots of 10 MHz each5x2x5 MHz50 MHz
2100 MHZ3 lots of 10 MHz each3x2x5 MHz30 MHz
2600 MHz1 lot of 15 MHz1×15 MHz15MHz
3600 MHz31 lots of 10 MHz each31×10 MHz310 MHz