Radio Spectrum Bands Auctioned

In El Salvador, the 1.7 and 2.1 GHz bands of the radio spectrum will be auctioned on December 5. The spectrum will be structured in 12 blocks of $6.25 million each.

Wednesday, November 6, 2019 reviews that "... The band 1.7 and 2.1 gigahertz (GHz), known as AWS, comprises the radio spectrum blocks 1710-1755 and 2110-2155, its allocation would allow the exploitation of more advanced mobile communications services, the consolidation of the deployment of fourth generation technology (4G) and higher speeds in the transmission of mobile data."

The official document explains that the period for withdrawing the terms of reference is from November 6 to 27, 2019. Training for the auction event, including a test auction, will be on December 3.

The auction will be on December 5 at 10 a.m., and will be held under the simultaneous and successive rounds method. The base price for each block of the radio spectrum is $6,250,000.

See official documentation.

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