Tuesday, June 12, 2012

Brazil Auctions 450 MHz and 2.5 GHz Spectrum

Brazil's National Telecommunications Agency (Anatel) attracted first round auction bids valued at US$2.72 billion from six groups for 2.5 GHz frequency bands (intended for 4G) and 450 MHz (dedicated to improving coverage in rural areas).

Auction participants include Light / Americel, Tim / Intelig Hi, Live, Sunrise and Sky presented the proposed price and identity documents and licenses.

The average premium reached 34.37% compared to the minimum values ​​of the lots put up for grabs. With the auction of 450 MHz band, rural areas will be covered with voice and data (broadband internet). http://www.anatel.gov.br/Portal/exibirPortalInternet.do