Monday, January 04, 2021

The winners of the 700 MHz and 3.5 GHz frequency tender to be known in August

Last week the Indotel released details of the process. The publication of specifications is scheduled for this month. A total of 90 MHz will be tendered in the 700 MHz, segmented into 9 blocks of 5 + 5 MHz (FDD); and 160 MHz in 3.5 GHz, in 16 blocks of 10 MHz (TDD).

During 2021, the Indotel (Dominican Telecommunications Institute) will center on one of the focuses of the current management, which began operating in the middle of last year, and was crystallized in the National Spectrum Policy. In January the specifications of the process to assign spectrum in 700 MHz and 3.5 GHz will be known, which will deliver licenses of national scope for the remaining time of concessions to those who already have them; and in the case of starters, for a period of 20 years.

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