Consultancy appointed for 4G auction

10 Sep 2012

Bahrain’s Telecommunications Regulatory Authority (TRA) has appointed a consultancy, Frontier Economics, to design and manage a competitive 4G mobile licensing process scheduled to begin in the first quarter of 2013, reports Arabianbusiness.com. A first stage will involve two paired 40MHz allocations in the 2600MHz band auctioned under technology-neutral licences in Q1 2013, while a further 2×30MHz in the band will become available by the end of 2014.