Telecom spectrum news
Argentina successfully conducted its highly anticipated 5G spectrum auction on October 24th, yielding a total of USD 875.091 million from the sale of three 3.5GHz spectrum lots.
Awarded spectrum allocation is reflected in our database and can be found here: https://www.spectrum-tracker.com/Argentina
The National Communications Agency (Ente Nacional de Comunicaciones, ENACOM) revealed the winning bidders and their corresponding lots as follows:
- Lot 1: Claro Argentina secured 100MHz in the 3300MHz-3400MHz band for USD 350.052 million.
- Lot 2: Telecom Argentina acquired 100MHz in the 3400MHz-3500MHz band for USD 350.026 million.
- Lot 3a: This lot remained unsold.
- Lot 3b: Telefonica Argentina won 50MHz in the 3550MHz-3600MHz band, paying USD 175.013 million.
It is worth noting that each license obtained is valid for a period of 20 years, marking a significant step forward for the telecommunications sector of the country.