Optimus returns unwanted FWA frequencies to ANACOM

19 Dec 2012

Portuguese telecoms watchdog Autoridade Nacional de Comunicacoes (ANACOM) has approved the revocation of the right to use fixed wireless access (FWA) frequencies from Sonaecom-owned telco Optimus, Telecompaper reports. Optimus wants to return spectrum in the 24GHz-25GHz band, noting that it prefers to develop other broadband technologies instead. It expects to migrate all customers currently using its FWA-based services to new platforms by the end of this year. The revocation will come into effect on 31 December.