Tender published for 800MHz/2600MHz auction, applications in mid-September

5 Aug 2014

Greece’s National Telecommunications and Post Commission (EETT) has published the tender document for the upcoming 4G auction of mobile licences in the 800MHz (digital dividend) and 2600MHz spectrum bands, instructing applicants to submit binding applications on 15 September 2014 for a bidding contest scheduled for late September or early October. The EETT has set the starting price for each of six 2×5MHz blocks in the prime 800MHz (791MHz-821MHz, 932MHz-862MHz) range at EUR51.5 million (USD69.1 million), meaning that the digital dividend auction should raise a minimum of EUR309 million. A final list of qualified bidders will be announced on 25 September.