UKE cancels 4G frequency sale

13 Feb 2014

Polish telecoms regulator the Office of Electronic Communications (UKE) has cancelled the auction of 4G spectrum in the 800MHz and 2600MHz bands to ensure transparency and legal certainty, after a technical glitch prevented operators from accessing documents relating to the sale. The fault left potential bidders with just a few hours to read the regulator’s response to requests for clarification on the terms of the sale. To rectify the situation, the watchdog had originally decided to postpone the sale until 14 February to make up for the issue, but UKE subsequently announced that it would scrap the auction and renew the process. Explaining its decision to abandon the sale, the regulator said in a statement that it had a ‘duty to provide participants with a stable, transparent and predictable environment in which there is no room for the slightest legal doubt.’

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