0
Wireless

Belgian cabinet approves draft legislation for 5G auction

Monday 25 January 2021 | 08:43 CET | News
The Belgian government has approved draft legislation to move ahead with a 5G mobile spectrum auction. Regulator BIPT will start on planning the auction, which will include 5G frequencies as well as a renewal of existing licences.

Thank you for visiting Telecompaper

Sign up below to get access to the rest of this article and all the telecom news you need.

  • Register free and gain access to even more articles from Telecompaper. Register here
  • Subscribe and get unlimited access to Telecompaper’s full coverage, with a customised choice of news, commentary, research and alerts.

Subscriptions

Already registered?



Free Headlines in your E-mail

Every day we send out a free e-mail with the most important headlines of the last 24 hours.

Subscribe now

Categories: Mobile & Wireless
Companies: BIPT
Countries: Belgium
::: add a comment
This article is part of dossier

5G


Add comment

We welcome comments that add value to the discussion. We attempt to block comments that use offensive language or appear to be spam, and our editors frequently review the comments to ensure they are appropriate. If you see a comment that you believe is inappropriate to the discussion, you can bring it to our attention by using the report abuse links. As the comments are written and submitted by visitors of the Telecompaper website, they in no way represent the opinion of Telecompaper.


Related

Belgian 2G, 3G spectrum licences extended for 6 months ahead of auction

Published 26 Feb 2021 10:35 CET | Belgium
Belgian regulator BIPT has confirmed an extension of 2G and 3G spectrum licences for Orange Belgium, Proximus and Telenet. These ...

Brussels region approves 5G consultative committee with residents

Published 15 Feb 2021 08:57 CET | Belgium
The Brussels Capital Region's parliament has approved a consultative committee on 5G. The new policy instrument unites members of ...

Ofcom delays 5G spectrum auction to March 2021

Published 25 Jan 2021 12:05 CET | United Kingdom
UK regulator Ofcom has delayed the start of the 5G spectrum auction as a result of the latest Covid-19 restrictions. In a brief ...

Belgische regering geeft groen licht voor mobiele veiling

Published 25 Jan 2021 07:17 CET | Belgium
De Belgische regering heeft het ontwerp goedgekeurd van de mobiele veiling. Toezichthouder BIPT kan nu verder met de planning van ...

Belgian regulator extends Gridmax 3.5 GHz licence, consults on Citymesh extension

Published 14 Jan 2021 10:48 CET | Belgium | Update: 14 Jan 2021 17:16 CET
Belgian regulator BIPT has extended the 3.5 GHz licence of Gridmax until 6 May 2025. The decision was consulted in the summer of ...

Belgian telecom minister sees 5G auction taking place by early 2022

Published 07 Jan 2021 11:27 CET | Belgium
The Belgian Minister of Telecommunications, Petra de Sutter, expects the Belgian 5G auction to take place no later than the ...

BIPT looks to extend 2G, 3G licenses for six months

Published 21 Dec 2020 12:01 CET | Belgium
Belgian regulator BIPT wants to extend 2G and 3G permits for a period of six months. The permits will all run out in less than ...

Proximus to activate 5G in parts of Antwerp, Ghent, Haasrode

Published 17 Dec 2020 09:50 CET | Belgium
Belgian operator Proximus plans to bring 5G to a number of locations in the Antwerp, Ghent and Haasrode area. The operator will ...

Belgian minister aims for 5G auction in 2021, says no change to network security rules

Published 22 Jul 2020 10:27 CET | Belgium
The Belgian government aims to complete work on a plan to auction 5G spectrum by the end of the summer, in order to sell the ...

Belgium grants 5 operators temporary 5G licences

Published 16 Jul 2020 09:14 CET | Belgium
Belgian regulator BIPT has granted five operators temporary rights to use the 3600-3800 MHz radio frequency band for 5G services. ...

Belgium misses deadline for auction of 700 MHz for 5G

Published 01 Jul 2020 14:24 CET | Belgium
Belgium has missed the EU deadline of 30 June to auction the 700 MHz band for 5G networks. This could result in sanctions against ...

Belgian Greens call for suspension of 5G licensing process

Published 01 May 2020 09:14 CET | Belgium
The Belgian Greens and Ecolo parties have called for the suspension of the preliminary 5G licences set to be awarded by regulator ...

Belgian 5G roll-out faces delay as regional governments unable to agree on auction

Published 27 Mar 2019 15:52 CET | Belgium
Belgium's regional and federal governments have failed to reach an agreement on the planned auction of 5G spectrum licences. The ...

Belgian 5G auction faces fresh hurdles as states haggle over distribution of proceeds

Published 06 Feb 2019 13:22 CET | Belgium
The Belgian government was not able to reach an agreement about the planned Belgian 5G auction during the meeting held on 6 ...

Belgian 5G auction pushed back to 2020

Published 18 Jan 2019 11:40 CET | Belgium
Belgian Telecoms Minister Philip de Backer has told De Tijd that the Belgian 5G auction will take place in 2020 at its earliest. ...





Calendar   /   Industry Events

01 Mar Zoom Video Communications Q4
01 Mar Liberty LatAm Q4 results
01 Mar Switch Q4 2020
01 Mar Boingo Q4
01 Mar Ooma Q4
01 Mar Inseego Q4
01 Mar TIM Brasil investors day
01 Mar Embedded World Digital
02 Mar HPE fiscal Q1
02 Mar FuboTV Q4 2020
03 Mar Vivendi Q4 2020
03 Mar Avast FY results
03 Mar Marvell Technology fiscal Q4
04 Mar Broadcom fiscal Q1
04 Mar MTS Q4 2020
04 Mar Ciena fiscal Q1
04 Mar Inwit Q4 2020
04 Mar Telesat Q4
05 Mar Vonage Investor Day
::: More Calendar Items