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Norway Consults on Fresh radio Spectrum Auction

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The Norwegian Communications Authority (Nkom) has opened a consultation on the auction rules for the 900 MHz auction.

Nkom will award approximately 2 x 20 MHz in the 900 MHz band. The frequencies are currently assigned to TeliaSonera Norge AS and Telenor ASA. According to plan the auction will be conducted summer 2016. The licenses will be valid from 1 January 2018.

Nkom has prepared draft auction rules for consultation, including rules for participation, registration and the conduct of the auction. Nkom also presents the annexes to the rules, consisting of the registration form, the bank guarantee and the draft license (in Norwegian only).

Consultation responses can be submitted in Norwegian or English to 900mhz-auksjon@nkom.no with cc to sidsel.huse@nkom.no no later than 26 February 2016. The final auction rules will be decided after the consultation and will according to plan be published mid-April 2016.

The deadline for submitting responses is 26 February 2016.

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