Slovakia awards 3600MHz-3800MHz licences

5 Oct 2017

Slovakia’s Office for Regulation of Electronic Communications & Postal Services (Urad pre regulaciu elektronickych komunikacii a postovych sluzieb, RU) has announced the winners of its recent auction of regional wireless broadband spectrum licences in the 3600MHz-3800MHz band. Licences were acquired by Amtel Slovensko (61 districts), Slovanet (47), Towercom (eight), DSI DATA (six), O2 Slovakia (six), HMZ Radiokomunikacie (three) and ORANET (two), while Alternet, E-MAX INTERNET & IT, Fibris, OravaNet, PEGO Slovakia, Prva internetova, RUPKKI, Slovak Telekom and Wircom all took up concessions in one district. Together, the winning bidders paid a total of EUR1.95 million for their spectrum, which is valid until end-2024. National licences in the same band are already held by BENESTRA, SWAN and O2 Slovakia.