Public invitation to auction in the 3.5 GHz and 2.3 GHz bands


The Swedish Post and Telecom Authority (PTS) has issued an open invitation to the auctions in the 3.5 GHz and 2.3 GHz bands. Planned auction start is November 10 2020 and applications shall be submitted to PTS no later than June 30 2020.

The 3.5 GHz band comprises 320 MHz (maximum 15 national licences), while the 2.3 GHz band comprises 80 MHz (maximum 8 national licences).

The minimum bid in the auction is SEK 1.5 billion for the 3.5 GHz band (SEK 100 million per licence of 20 MHz) and SEK 160 million (SEK 20 million per licence of 10 MHz) for the 2.3 GHz band.

The planned start date for the auction is November 10 2020. Anyone wishing to participate in the auction must have submitted an application to PTS by June 30, 2020. It is important that the application is submitted on time and fulfils the requirements.

The open invitation and other relevant documents are available in an English translation. 

They can be found here

More information

Anna Beckius, head of spectrum analysis section, +46 (0)70-288 44 28

Press office, +46 (0)8-678 55 55