Author Archives: RSPG Secretariat

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 June 2019 December 2018 April 2020
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 Second half of 2019   Expected end of 2020
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
Norway August 2019 3.6-3.8 GHz already assigned for 5G  
The whole band expected to be assigned in 2021

State of play – Awards – 24.25 – 27.5 GHz

Updated 12/06/2020

Country Public 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   No requirement for additional spectrum from MNO
Cyprus September 2019   Not expected to take place in 2020
Czechia    
Denmark August 2018 Expected Q3 2020
Estonia November 2019 Expected end of 2021
Finland Q1 2020   June 2020
France Jun 2018   On-going process to encourage trials in various sectors
Germany Expected 2020

 
Greece Expected
Q2 2020
Expected Q3 2020Expected November 2020
Hungary July 2017 and December 2019  
Ireland Study Q4/2020
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 April 2020   Expected October 2020
Luxembourg Expected Q3 2020   Expected second half of 2020
Malta Q2 2020   Expected before 2021
Netherlands     Expected 2021
Poland August 2018 Expected Q1 2021   Expected before 2022 (subject of market demand)
Portugal April 2018  
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 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
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