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Auction # 10 (10 GHz)

Auction number ten was a sealed-bid, first-price auction where 2 x 30 MHz in the frequency band 10 GHz was auctioned off. The NPT did not receive any bids in this auction.

27 August 2008

End of the 10 GHz auction

In the auction for frequency resources in the band 10 290 - 10 320 and 10 640 - 10 670 MHz, NPT has not received any bids within the closing date 27 August 2008, 1200 CET. The frequencies are therefore still available.

General information

The Norwegian Post and Telecommunications Authority (NPT) has decided to award the frequencies in the band 10 290-10 320 and 10 640-10670 MHz by auction. The spectrum licence will be assigned according to a sealed-bid, first-price auction. The licence will be assigned to the bidder with the highest ranked bid, and the bidder shall pay the winning bid in full. The entire available spectrum will be sold as one lot.

The spectrum licence will be assigned for use for terrestrial radio services on Norwegian land territory, except Svalbard, Jan Mayen and Norwegian dependencies, and it will be valid until 31 December 2022. The licence will be tradable, e.g. allowing regular sale, lease etc.

In line with the principle of technology neutrality, the licensee may select which technology to use in the frequency band.

Administrative charges

With reference to Section 12-1 of the Electronic Communications Act, the model for administrative charges is laid down in Regulation on Administrative Charges Payable to Norwegian Post and Telecommunications Authority (in Norwegian only). Further information on administrative charges payable to the NPT can be found in the auction rules.

Auction Rules

The format and rules of the auction are published on this page. Information about documents which shall be submitted with bids can also be found in the auction rules. Please notice that the deadline for submitting bids is 27 August 2008 at 1200 CET.

Opening of bids

The bids will be opened at NPT in a meeting 27 August 2008, 1300 CET. The meeting is open to bidders and/or their representatives.