Radio Frequency Allocation in Panama

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

Friday, November 8, 2013

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.

Televisora Panameña S.A. offered $35,145 for the frequency 94.1 MHz (FM)-Bocas del Toro, Asociación Cristiana de Comunicación, bid $35,144 for the frequency 94.9 MHz (FM)-Bocas del Toro and $18.117 for the frequency 94.7 MHz (FM)-Darien and Kool Communication SA offered $18,122 for 88.7 MHz (FM)-Darien.

"This is an act that must be carried out by law every two years for the concession of radio frequencies that are currently available," said Edwin Castillo, director Asep telecommunications.

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