COMMUNICATION of the Czech Telecommunication Office on anticipated timeline of prepared Tender (auction) for granting of the rights to use radio frequencies to provide electronic communications networks in the 700 MHz and 3400–3600 MHz frequency bands
Following the public consultation to call for comments on draft of the Invitation to Tender for granting of the rights to use radio frequencies to provide electronic communications networks in the 700 MHz and 3400–3600 MHz frequency bands (Tender), and subsequent consultation with the Office for Protection of Competition, the Czech Telecommunication Office (CTU) announces anticipated dates for launching the Tender.
With regard to the obligation to inform the Government of the Czech Republic on the final draft conditions of the Tender, CTU anticipates the following timeline of the Tender:
- Announcement of the Tender (publication of the documentation): beginning of January 2020;
- Submission of application to the Tender: mid-February 2020;
- Launch of the electronic auction: April 2020;
- Decision on granting block allocations of radio frequencies: July 2020.
CTU points out, that the above-stated anticipated timeline is only indicative and can be changed depending on the ongoing process of preparation of the conditions of the Tender. CTU will update the information as needed.
Frequency Spectrum Management Department
Ref. No.: ČTÚ-42 109/2019-613