PODGORICA (Montenegro), October 23 (SeeNews) – Montenegro has opened a tender to award a licence for providing fixed wireless access services, the country's telecoms regulator said.
The winner will use two matched radio frequency bands of the 3,400 – 3,600 megahertz spectrum with total width of 2x14 megahertz, the Agency for Electronic Communications and Postal Services said in a public invitation on its website.
The licence will be granted for five years with an extension option. The lowest fee bidders can offer for effective usage is 9,660 euro ($14,443).
Interested companies should file their bids until 1145 local time (1045 GMT) on November 20. The offers will be opened in public 15 minutes later, the regulator said.
In 2007, Montenegro awarded three fixed wireless access licences to m:tel, the mobile operator of Telekom Srbija and Netherlands-based Ogalar for 1.05 million euro; to Internet provider Broadband Montenegro for 275,000 euro, and to Deutsche Telekom's mobile arm in Montenegro, T-Mobile Montenegro, for 172,500 euro, which was the minimum tender price.
It later awarded a licence to mobile operator ProMonte, owned by Norway's biggest telecommunications group Telenor, in a tender with a minimum required fee of 300,000 euro, local media reported at the time.
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