Auctioning of the 3410–3800 MHz band

The Ministry of Transport and Communications announced that the operating licences for commercial use of the 3410–3800 MHz frequency band will be auctioned. FICORA is responsible for the practical arrangements of the auction.

As the auction proceeds, this website will be updated with related information.

News

The auction ended on 1. October 2018 at 13.20 pm. Results of the auction:

FREQUENCY BANDSWINNER WINNING BID
3410 - 3540 MHz (A) Telia Finland Oyj € 30,258,000
3540-3670 MHz (B) Elisa Corporation € 26,347,000
3670-3800 MHz (C) DNA Plc € 21,000,000

Auction provisions and comments

Provisions and comments concerning the auction can be found on a dedicated website at: Auction provisions and comments. The website also has a link to the government project service.

Auction model

The auction is a so-called SMRA auction (simultaneous multiround auction), which means that all 3410-3800 MHz frequency bands are auctioned at the same time. The auction is carried out electronically over the internet.

Contacts

spectrum.auction(at)ficora.fi

Henriikka Rosti, Legal Counsel, tel. +358 295 390 326
Director Jarno Ilme, tel. +358 295 390 574

Related news and press releases

23.5.2018 Ministry of Transport and Communications: Finland to become the world leader in communications networks – Digital Infrastructure Strategy and 5G auction documents out for comments
11.7.2018 Ministry of Transport and Communications: Registration for auction of 5G frequencies is now open
11.7.2018 Finnish Communications Regulatory Authority: Finland’s path to becoming a leading 5G country: Registration open for the 3.5 GHz auction
26.9.2018 Finnish Communications Regulatory Authority: Finland’s path to becoming a leading 5G country: auction of the 3.5 GHz frequency range opens

26.9.2018 Ministry of Transport and Communications: 5G spectrum auction begins

1.10.2018 Ministry of Transport and Communications: Spectrum auction concluded

1.10.2018 Finnish Communications Regulatory Authority: Finland’s path to becoming a leading 5G country: Spectrum auction concluded

Key words: Spectrum , Markets

Updated 01.10.2018

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