MoTC opens applications for 700MHz spectrum useable in Aland region

10 Dec 2021

Finland’s Ministry of Transport and Communications (Liikenne-ja viestintaministerio, MoTC) has announced that it has begun accepting applications for spectrum in the 700MHz band for use in the Aland region. With the ministry saying that its aim in offering up the frequencies is to promote the construction of 5G infrastructure in Aland, and to improve the availability of high speed mobile broadband connectivity on the archipelago, it has confirmed the licences being offered are tech-neutral.

Applications are requested by a deadline of 20 January 2022 and the MoTC has also confirmed that the permits to be issued will be valid from 15 March 2022 to 31 December 2033.