BIPT renews BASE Group’s 900MHz concession

1 Jul 2013

The Belgian Institute for Post and Telecommunications (BIPT) has confirmed the renewal of BASE Group’s 900MHz spectrum licence. According to the regulator, the concession belonging to the Belgian wireless unit of Netherlands-based KPN Telecom is now valid until 2 July 2018. However, as part of the renewal BASE Group will return a portion of its spectrum holdings; the operator will hand back its 914.1MHz-914.9MHz and 959.1MHz-959.9MHz frequencies.