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700 MHz spectrum to DNA, Elisa and TeliaSonera

700 MHz spectrum to DNA, Elisa and TeliaSonera

Press release 24.11.2016 16.01 fi sv en

The spectrum auction for 700 MHz spectrum ended on 24 November. The winning operators were DNA, Elisa and TeliaSonera Finland. The auction will generate EUR 66.33 million in revenue to the State of Finland.

The winning bids are:

DNA Oy

Frequency pair FDD1: 11 000 000 e

Frequency pair FDD2: 11 000 000 e

Elisa Oyj

Frequency pair FDD3: 11 000 000 e

Frequency pair FDD4: 11 000 000 e

TeliaSonera Finland Oyj

Frequency pair FDD5: 11 000 000 e

Frequency pair FDD6: 11 330 000 e

The Government is to award the winning bidders a licence for a fixed period of 17 years. The licences cover the whole of Finland excluding the Region of Åland. Business operations within the frequency band may be launched on 1 February 2017.

Further information

Ministerial Adviser Kaisa Laitinen, tel. +358 295 34 2608

Chief Specialist Pasi Toivonen, Finnish Communications Regulatory Authority, tel. +358 295 390 463