Poland adopted a new act on e-delivery. It aims to move al official correspondence from state administration bodies into online space. Polish post operator, Poczta Polska, will provide for the service. Digitally excluded citizens can benefit from the so-called hybrid mail.
Bulgarian regulator CRC completes 5G auction in the 3.6 GHz band. The auction took only one day and seven bidding rounds. Each of the country’s main mobile operators – Vivacom, A1 Bulgaria and Telenor – gained 100 MHz. The state will collect a total of BGN 13.4m (USD 8.1m) for the three 20-year licences. The … Read more
The US regulator FCC announced end of the bidding phase of the auction 107 for the 3.7 GHz band. The auction ended with a record amount totalling USD 80.9bn. As a result, the regulator will award in total 5,684 licences for 15 years. The auction 107 bidding phase started on 8 December 2020 and ended … Read more
Swedish auction to award spectrum in the 3.5 GHz and 2.3 GHz bands began and ended on 19 January 2021. Four successful bidders distributed the spectrum after only four bidding rounds. Total proceeds from the 5G auction amount to SEK 2.3bn. Despite some back and forth administrative actions related to the concerns with cybersecurity and … Read more
Slovak 5G auction successfully finished and the regulator awarded spectrum in the band 700 MHz and some in the 900 MHz and 1800 MHz bands. Orange Slovensko, Slovak Telekom and O2 Slovakia won equally 2×10 MHz in the 700 MHz band. This way they will be able to deploy 5G networks. On 23 November, the … Read more
On Friday, 13. November 2020, the national regulator CTU announced the results of the Czech 5G spectrum auction. The regulator distributed all available blocks in the 700 MHz and 3400-3600 MHz bands. As a result, five operators won the valuable spectrum for 5G networks. However, two operators ended up empty-handed. CTU launched the 5G auction … Read more
BIPT, the Belgian regulator, awarded provisional licences until the distribution of spectrum user rights in the long-planned spectrum auction. Five operators thus got an opportunity to launch 5G networks even before the award of standard long-term licences.
Slovak regulator RÚ investigates Orange Slovakia compliance with net neutrality for its new zero-rated offer, the watchdog’s spokesman confirmed for Zive.sk. Several mobile operators have offered zero-rated add-on packages since long. RÚ has considered them compliant with the net neutrality rules so far. So, what is different now?