NCCIR held a tender for 4G licenses in the 2600 MHz band

On January 31, 2018, the right to obtain licenses for the use of the radio frequency resource of Ukraine for a period of 15 years in the radio frequency range of 2600 MHz was sold in an open and transparent trading by voice, the total bandwidth of 80 MHz, in all regions of Ukraine for radio technology “International mobile telecommunications (IMT)” in accordance with the Plan for the use of radio frequency resource of Ukraine.

According to the decision of the tender board (minutes of the tender board meeting No. 6), the winners of the tender are:

  • by lot No. 1 (10 x 2 MHz), radio frequency bands: 2540-2545, 2565-2570/2660-2665, 2685-2690 MHz – LLC “lifecell” with the fee proposal of 601 600 050 UAH;
  • by lot No. 2 (5 х 2 MHz), radio frequency bands: 2535-2540/2655-2660 MHz – LLC “lifecell” with the fee proposal of 307 650 501 UAH;
  • by lot No. 3 (5 x 2 MHz), radio frequency bands: 2530-2535/2650-2655 MHz – PJSC "Kyivstar" with the fee proposal of 293 000 477 UAH;
  • by lot No. 4 (5 x 2 MHz), radio frequency bands: 2525-2530/2645-2650 MHz – PJSC "Kyivstar" with the fee proposal of 293 000 477 UAH;
  • by lot No. 5 (5 x 2 MHz), radio frequency bands: 2520-2525/2640-2645 MHz – PJSC "Kyivstar" with the fee proposal of 330 301 000 UAH;
  • by lot No. 6 (5 х 2 MHz), radio frequency bands: 2510-2515/2630-2635 MHz – PJSC “VF Ukraina” with the fee proposal of 345,000,000 UAH;
  • by lot No. 7 (5 x 2 MHz), radio frequency bands: 2515-2520/2635-2640 MHz – PJSC “VF Ukraina” with the fee proposal of 286 000 200 UAH.

Thus, based on the results of trading by voice, the cost of licenses for the right to use the radio frequency resource of Ukraine in comparison with the minimum fee for issuance of licenses (in accordance with the terms of the tender – 2 288 001 600 UAH) was increased by 168 551 105 UAH at the trading by voice, and amounted to 2 456 552 705 UAH.

NCCIR continues its work with the aim to hold a trading by voice in the 1800 MHz band in early March 2018.