Specure co-celebrates Nigeria’s successful 5G auction

Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) announced the results of the spectrum auction in the 3.5 GHz band. Two winners, MTN Nigeria and Mafab Communications, gained a 100 MHz block each for the 5G networks rollout. The proceeds from the 5G auction amount to $547.2 million. We at Specure are happy that we could help as an auction system supplier and contribute to the successful process.

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Norway 5G auction supports rural rollout

The Norwegian telecoms regulator NKOM announced completion of the 5G auction. Four mobile network operators, Altibox, Ice Communication Norge, Telia Norge and Telenor Norge, won licences in the 2.6 GHz and 3.6 GHz spectrum bands. These will serve to roll out 5G networks, especially supported in rural areas. The total price of the licences amounts to NOK 3.89bn (€389m).

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CJEU: Zero rating offers violate network neutrality

The Court of Justice of the European Union, CJEU, published important judgements regarding network neutrality. It responded to two German courts who are deciding disputes between operators and regulators over limitations of zero-rated offers. The CJEU considers zero-rated offers non-compliant with the EU law. Two German courts, the Administrative Court Cologne and the Higher Regional … Read more

Croatia awards 5G spectrum to operators

Croatian regulator HAKOM announced results of the 5G auction. The bidding started on 12 July 2021. HAKOM issued the licences to operators on 12 August 2021. Total proceeds from the auction amount to HRK 359m (€48m). Specure Auction Platform was used during the award process. Nine bidders competed for national 5G licences in the bands … Read more