ComCom publishes documents for upcoming auction

18 Sep 2018

Swiss regulatory authority the Federal Communications Commission (ComCom) has published tender documents for its upcoming spectrum auction, due to take place in January 2019. The sale comprises the following lots: six blocks of 2×5MHz in 700MHz band at 703MHz-733MHz/758MHz-788MHz, with a reserve price of CHF16.8 million (USD17.42 million) per block; three blocks of 1×5MHz in the 700MHz band at 738MHz-753MHz, priced at CHF4.2 million per block; 18 blocks of 1×5MHz of supplementary downlink (SDL) spectrum in the 1400MHz band at 1427MHz-1517MHz, priced at CHF4.2 million per block; one 2×5MHz block of 2600MHz frequencies that had been left unsold in the 2012 auction at 2565MHz-2570MHz/2685MHz-2690MHz, with a reserve price of CHF5.8 million; and 15 1×20MHz blocks covering 3500MHz-3800MHz, with each block priced at CHF1.68 million. The licences are technology neutral and have a duration of 15 years, expiring in December 2033. Interested parties have until 5 October to submit candidature documents.

Switzerland, Federal Communications Commission (ComCom)