Costa Rica plans multi-band spectrum auction in H1 2017

2 Aug 2016

Costa Rican telecoms watchdog the Superintendency of Telecommunications (Superintendencia de Telecomunicaciones, Sutel) has published rules for the auction of spectrum in the 1800MHz and 1900MHz/2100MHz bands. Sutel is planning to sell 70MHz of frequencies left over from the 2011 tender, including 2×20MHz in the 1800MHz range and 2×15MHz in the 1900MHz/2100MHz band. For the upcoming sale, the regulator will split the holdings into seven 2×5MHz blocks, to be auctioned through multiple rounds of bidding in the first half of 2017. The concessions will be valid for 15 years, and bidders must have a minimum of five years’ experience providing telecoms services in at least one country, with annual gross income of more than 50% of the base price of the seven blocks.

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