Assignment in the 1800 MHz band

Auction concluded: Hi3G Access won 2x5 MHz.

Hi3G Access was the only bidder in the single round sealed bid-auction that was concluded on October 24th 2016. The winning bid was 100 050 000 SEK for a frequency block of 2x5 MHz. The duration of the licence is 1 June 2017 – 31 December 2027. 

The licence:

  • Frequency range: 1775-1780/1870-1875 MHz
  • Geography: Sweden national
  • Techniques: GSM, UMTS, LTE or WiMAX. Other terrestrial systems may be used if they can ensure co-existence with these techniques.
  • Duration: 1 June 2017 – 31 December 2027

For more information see the Call for application published on the PTS web site - English.

Read our press release about the assignment

 

Auction concluded (assignment in 2011)
17.10.2011

The auction took place in two stages and was concluded in 5 days. The band consists of 2x70 MHz divided into 14 frequency blocks. After the auction Net4Mobility and TeliaSonera have 2x35 MHz each.

 

Previously licensed spectrum

New spectrum

Block placement in the band

Total
auction proceeds, SEK

Net4Mobility HB

2x25 MHz

2x10 MHz

8-14

430 000 000

TeliaSonera Mobile Networks AB

2x10 MHz

2x25 MHz

1-7

919 999 999

Total

     

1 349 999 999*

* approx. EUR 148 million

Read the press release

 


Stage 1 in 1800 MHz-auction is now concluded - total bid sum SEK 1,349,999,999
13.10.2011

Stage 1 in the auction has concluded today after 18 bidding rounds. In stage 1 2x35 MHz is assigned, divided into seven frequency blocks of 2x5 MHz each.

The winning bidders and the amount they have to pay are:

Net4Mobility HB has won 2 frequency blocks (2x10 MHz) for SEK 430,000,000.
TeliaSonera Mobile Networks AB] has won 5 frequency blocks (2x25 MHz) for SEK 919,999,999.

Hi3G Access AB also participated but did not win any blocks in stage 1 of the auction.

Stage 2 of the auction starts Monday 17 October.

In stage 2 the placement of the band is decided. The winning bidders from stage 1 as well as existing license holders (of 2x35 MHz) may participate. The placement round therefore includes 2× 70MHz. Stage 2 will take 1-2 business days.


Bids day 3
13.10.2011

Today 5 bidding rounds have been concluded. After bidding round 18 the total bid sum is SEK 1,349,999,999. 

The price development per bidding round for all 7 frequency blocks (pdf, opens in new window)


Bids day 2
12.10.2011

Today 8 bidding rounds have been concluded. The price per frequency block after bidding round 13 is SEK 86,000,000. Total bid sum SEK 602,000,000. 

The price development per bidding round for all 7 frequency blocks (pdf, opens in new window)


Bids day 1
11.10.2011

Today 5 bidding rounds have been concluded. The price per frequency block after bidding round 5 is SEK 20,000,000. Total bid sum SEK 140,000,000.
 
The price development per bidding round for all 7 frequency blocks (pdf, opens in new window)


The auction starts today – follow the price developments at the end of each auction day
11.10.2011

At the end of each auction day, PTS will publish information on the number of bidding rounds that have been concluded during the day and the sum of all bids.

For reasons of confidentiality, PTS will not publish names of bidders before the first stage of the auction has been concluded.
The auction is foreseen to take approximately 2 to 10 working days to conclude, but may take longer.


PTS confirms auction will take place
08.9.2011
One or more applications have been submitted to PTS and the administration hereby confirms that the auction will take place. It is scheduled to start on 11 October and is assessed to take 2 to 10 working days, but may take longer. The name(s) of the bidder(s) will be published after the first stage of the auction.


Application form in WORD
30.8.2011

Annex C - application form  - WORD (in Swedish only)


PTS approves transfer of right to use frequencies in the 1800 MHz-band
2011-08-15

PTS allows Tele2, Telenor and Spring Mobil right to transfer their right to use frequencies in the 1800 MHz-band to Net4Mobility

Read the news article (in Swedish only) 


PTS has set the starting price in step 1
2011-08-12

The clock auction will start with a price of 10 000 000 SEK for each 2×5 MHz block.


Invitation to auction
2011-06-01