Costa Rica: Radio Spectrum Tender Postponed Again

For the third time the date for submitting bids in the 70 MHz tender for the radio spectrum for international mobile technology services has been postponed.

Tuesday, April 25, 2017

For the third time, the deadline has been changed for submitting the proposals, after the operators interested in the tender  filed appeals and objections against the tender conditions.

From a statement issued by the Sutel:

April 19, 2017. The Superintendence of Telecommunications (SUTEL), extended the date for receiving technical offers for the 2017 Radio Spectrum tender, to May 11.

The frequencies to be auctioned are 2 x 20 MHz in the 1800 MHz band and 2 x 15 MHz in the 1900/2100 MHz band; which will allow the mobile networks operating in the country to increase capacity.  The winners of the process will have to meet several objectives of improving the quality of service. 

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