Honduras Looking for a Fourth Telecom Operator

Preparations are being made for a new tender to assign radio spectrum to a private third party mobile operator.

Tuesday, June 28, 2016

The National Telecommunications Commission (Conatel) plans to allocate part of the spectrum in the bands 700, 900 and 2500 Mhz. 

"... Using this process Conatel aims to incorporate a new player into the mobile phone market to increase competition and generate revenue raised from the auction of spectrum, says Executive Agreement 033-2016, of May 26 this year.

Laprensa.hn reports that "...The agreement states that according to prior analysis, it is estimated that investments made by a new mobile phone operator could be in the range of 400 to 700 million dollars in the first four years of operation, generating 3,000 jobs. "

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