Croatia grants 5G licenses
Croatia's telecommunications regulator said it approved on Thursday the bids placed by Italy-based EOLO and local mobile operators Hrvatski Telekom, A1, and Telemach in a public auction for allocation of national frequency licenses for 5G mobile networks, news portal SeeNews reported.
A1, Hrvatski Telekom and Telemach were awarded national licenses in the 700 Mhz and 3600 MHz frequency bands, the regulator said. For the 26 Ghz frequency band, alongside the three Croatian operators, the regulator granted a national license to EOLO. At a regional level, licenses for the 3600 Mhz frequency band were awarded to BeeIN, Digicom, Eco Net, EOLO, Markoja and Terrakom.
The commission fees for the usage of these radio frequency spectrum total HRK 360 million (EUR 48 million). The licenses will be issued for a period of 15 years and may be extended by up to five years.
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