ACM launches consultation on 700MHz, 1400MHz, 2100MHz auction guidance

8 Feb 2019

The Netherlands’ telecoms regulator, the Authority for Consumers & Markets (ACM), has issued its draft rules and guidance for the upcoming 700MHz/1400MHz/2100MHz mobile spectrum auction to the Ministry of Economic Affairs & Climate Policy, inviting comments from industry players until 27 February.

The auction will take place at the end of 2019 or the beginning of 2020, whilst a 3.5GHz band auction is expected in 2021. ACM does not propose any reservation of spectrum for new players to compete with incumbents KPN, VodafoneZiggo or the newly merged T-Mobile/Tele2 Netherlands as it asserts that there will be sufficient competition in the mobile market over the next five years. ACM proposes an individual maximum cap of 50% of the total frequencies on offer.

ACM will incorporate comments received into its final advice on the auction, which will be presented to the Ministry in March.

http://www.acm.nl/nl/publicaties/acm-consulteert-conceptadvies-over-maatregelen-mobiele-frequentieveilingen

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