Croatian 5G sale attracts nine bidders

18 Jun 2021

The Croatian Regulatory Agency for Network Operations (Hrvatska regulatorna agencija za mrezne djelatnosti, HAKOM) has received applications from nine separate companies for its forthcoming auction of 5G-capable wireless spectrum. Incumbent cellcos Hrvatski Telekom (HT), A1 and Telemach are bidding for national licences in the 700MHz, 3.5GHz and 26GHz bands, while they are joined in the 26GHz auction by Italian fixed-wireless operator EOLO. The sale of regional 3.5GHz concessions will be contested by EOLO plus BeeIN, Digicom, Eco Net, Markoja and Terrakom. The auction will get underway on 12 July.