Upcoming summer season in Croatia may be hot for mobile operators. Croatian regulator HAKOM announced that it had received nine applications for participation in the electronic auction for the award of the 5G spectrum.
Slovenian regulator AKOS successfully completed a multiband spectrum auction. AKOS distributed all offered frequencies. The auction covered the 700 MHz, 1500 MHz, 2.1 GHz, 2.3 GHz, 3.6 GHz and 26 GHz bands. The total proceeds from the auction amount to €164.2m. The new holders of the 15-year licenses must meet certain coverage obligations.
Irish telecoms regulator ComReg announced 5G multiband spectrum award. More precisely, it published the information memorandum and starts accepting applications from bidders. This stage follows already after many months of preparations. ComReg will grant licences in the bands 700 MHz, 2.1 GHz, 2.3 GHz and 2.6 GHz. The applications will be accepted until 6 August. … Read more
There are several new interesting features in the most current version of Open Nettest public portal. One of those is the new broadband map. We spent considerable amount of time to understand how users use broadband map and how to improve that experience. Based on this understanding, we set several design goals that the new … Read more
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