Regulator awards temporary frequencies

7 Oct 2011

Colombia’s ICT ministry has temporarily awarded an additional 25MHz of spectrum in the 1900MHz range to wireless operators to ensure the quality and reliability of services. Mexican-owned Comunicacion Celular (Comcel) and Luxembourg-backed Colombia Movil (Tigo) were each granted 5MHz in band A, whilst Spanish-backed telco Telefonica Moviles Colombia (Movistar) obtained 5MHz in band D and 10MHz band E.