Prequalification for Tender of Radio Frequencies

Multitone Corp, Comunicaciones Urracá, S.A., Visión Global, S.A., Kool Comunication and Kerum Intercontinental, S.A. were prequalified to participate in the tender for eight FM radio frequencies.

Friday, July 14, 2017

From a statement issued by the Asep:
A total of five companies were prequalified to submit their proposals to the public tender act to grant in concession eight frequencies in the Type A FM Band (for commercial purposes), which will have coverage in areas in the interior of the Republic, including the counties.
According to a resolution issued by the National Authority of Public Services (ASEP), these companies were selected after meeting the requirements on form and substance required by the specifications, following an evaluation process carried out by Prequalification Commission convened by specialists from the institution.

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Panama: Concession of 45 Radio Frequencies

December 2015

The tender for the 45 modulated frequencies is planned for October 2016 and will include 3 between Panama and Panama West, 30 in Darien, 2 in the central provinces, 2 in Chiriqui, 1 in Colon and 7 in Bocas del Toro.

With the "Reorganization of the FM frequencies" plan being carried out by the National Authority of Public Services (ASEP), the aim is to comply with international standards, which require that there is a minimum separation of 400 KHz between each frequency.

Panama: Reallocation of Concessions for FM Bandwidths

March 2015

The National Public Services Authority intends to rearrange assignments for the FM radio spectrum band between 88 MHz and 108 MHz.

From a statement issued by the National Authority for Public Services (ASEP):

An initiative to reorganize the radio spectrum Frequency Modulation (FM) band in Panama has been presented by the National Authority for Public Services (ASEP) to representatives of operating companies that provide services for open radio on this modulation nationwide.

Radio Frequency Allocation in Panama

November 2013

Eight bidders submitted offers in the tender conducted by the Public Services Authority to grant concessions for open radio frequency bands, AM and FM.

Of all the proposals only two did not meet the requirements, resulting in their rejection. Corporación Medcom Panamá S.A. bid $35,143 for the frequency 90.9 MHz (FM)-Bocas del Toro, and $18,116 for the frequency 100.7 MHz (FM)-Darien.

Costa Rica: Frequency Concessions Registry

February 2009

The new SUTEL called the concessionary companies of radio and television frequencies to be registered at the National Registration of Telecommunications.

As Leticia Vindas reports in, "This registration is of a public nature and should contain all the information relevant to the concessions, contracts and usage given to the radio spectrum.

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