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Argentina to hold 5G spectrum auction in February 2023

30 Sep 2022

Argentina will stage a 5G spectrum auction in February 2023, as the inflation-wracked country attempts to boost government coffers. The date was revealed by Minister of Economy Sergio Massa, alongside a number of other advances that are slated for inclusion in the government’s 2023 budget bill. Mr Massa told the Chamber of Deputies: ‘In February Argentina puts out the 5G tender and that tender will generate a volume of investment in the telecommunications sector.’

Previously, on 23 December 2021 the National Communications Agency (Ente Nacional de Comunicaciones, ENACOM) published a list of frequencies that it deemed suitable for future 5G use. It included the following spectrum:

· 1427MHz-1518MHz (1500MHz band)

· 1770MHz-1780MHz/2170MHz-2200MHz (AWS-3 band)

· 2300MHz-2400MHz (2.3GHz band)

· 3300MHz-3600MHz (3.5GHz band)

· 24.25GHz-25.75GHz (26GHz band)

· 37GHz-43.5GHz (38GHz band)

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