The Estonian National Communications Board (ENCB) has launched a public tender for the country’s fourth 3G (W-CDMA) licence. The starting price for the ten-year concession has been set at USD5.7 million; the winner must also agree to pay USD57,000 in tax. Licence conditions state that the network must cover 30% of the population within seven years of the licence award. The network must also guarantee speeds of 144kbps in towns and 64kbps elsewhere. The closing date for submission of tender documents has been set for 23 April.