Subtel opens consultation on 5G spectrum sale

14 May 2019

Chilean telecoms watchdog the Department of Telecommunications (Subsecretaria de Telecomunicaciones, Subtel) has launched a public consultation for a planned auction of 5G spectrum. The regulator intends to making available for sale the following spectrum: 20MHz in the 700MHz range; 30MHz in the 1700MHz (AWS) band; 50MHz in the 3.5GHz range; and 850MHz in the 28GHz range. Subtel’s initial consultations will run until 10 June 2019 and will focus on service quality requirements and cybersecurity, whilst another round of consultations will follow afterwards to examine technical issues.