Five bids for 3400MHz-3800MHz licences; UPC not interested

7 Oct 2015

Orange Romania, Vodafone Romania, RCS&RDS (Digi), National Radiocommunications Company (SNR) and 2K Telecom submitted offers for 3400MHz-3800MHz wireless broadband licences by the deadline of 5 October, Hotnews.ro reports. The ten-year nationwide licences will be valid from 1 January 2016. Current licence holders in the band are Orange Romania, UPC Romania, Vodafone Romania, 2K Telecom and SNR, under concessions expiring at end-2015. UPC apparently decided not to renew its wireless broadband spectrum. If demand exceeds the available resources, an auction for the frequencies will start on 26 October.

Romania, 2K Telecom (Idilis), Orange Romania, Radiocom (formerly SNR), RCS&RDS (DIGI), UPC Romania (now part of Vodafone), Vodafone Romania