Assignment in the 700 MHz band

PTS held an auction in the 700 MHz band in December 2018.

The auction is concluded


After the final bidding round deciding the placement in the band, PTS has closed the 700 MHz auction. Summary of the auction results:

Bidder Licences

Auction proceeds

Amount for coverage
Telia Sverige AB

 2×10 MHz, FDD 

 713-723 MHz

 768-778 MHz

 1 382 657 650  300 000 000
Net4Mobility HB

 2×5 MHz, FDD

 723-728 MHz

 778-783 MHz

 720 968 398  -
Net4Mobility HB

 2×5 MHz, FDD

 728-733 MHz

 783-788 MHz

 720 968 398  -


Stage 1 of the auction is concluded


Stage 1 of the auction, in which three bidders participated, has now concluded after 46 bidding rounds. A total of 40 MHz has been assigned, divided into three frequency licences.

The winning bidders, licences won and total bids are:

  • Telia Sverige AB has won one licence of 2×10 MHz FDD with a coverage obligation for SEK 1 382 657 650.

  • Net4Mobility HB has won two licences of 2×5 MHz FDD, at a price of SEK 720 968 398 each, i.e. a total of 2×10 MHz FDD for a total amount of SEK 1 441 936 796.

Hi3G Access AB also participated in the auction, without winning any frequency licences.

Stage 2 of the auction will take place on December 11. This stage decides the winning bidders’ placement in the band.

Once stage 2 ends PTS will publish the placement of the licences in the frequency band and the total amount of auction proceeds for stage 1 and stage 2 together.

The 700 MHz auction has started


The auction for licences in the 700 MHz band has started. A summary of the standing high bids at the end of each auction day will be published on

Read the news item about the start of the auction.

PTS confirms auction will take place


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 4 December 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 auction has been concluded.

Open invitation to auction published


English versions of the documents are now available. Note that the contents of the English version of this Decision, including appendixes, is published for information only and has no legal status.


Consultation regarding assignment in the 700 MHz band

PTS intends to hold a spectrum auction for available frequencies in the 700 MHz band (694–790 MHz). This consultation provides stakeholders with the opportunity to submit their views at an early stage of the planned procedure.Comments are to be submitted in writing to [email protected] no later than 23 February 2018.

View the consultation document.