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Action 49 in Austria flag Austria

Member States to implement European Spectrum Policy Programme (ESPP)

Indicator Status Evidence
Have you made 900Mhz, 1800Mhz, 2,5-2,69 GHz and 3,4-3,8 GHz frequency bands available and authorised for 3rd and 4th generation mobile services use? Yes 900Mhz, 1800Mhz, 2,5-2,69 GHz and 3,4-3,8 GHz frequency bands have been made already available to be authorized for 3rd and 4th generation mobile services use according to the terms and conditions described in the appropriate decisions in the frequency utilization plan.
Have you authorised (or plan to authorise in 2012) for use ("licensing") of the digital dividend (800 MHz band) for wireless broadband communication?? Yes The NRA plans to authorize (“licensing”) the digital dividend (800 MHz band) for wireless broadband communication after finalization of a market consolidation in the mobile market subject to decision by the responsible authority in the European Commission (to be awaited late 2012)
Have you implemented the transfer or leasing of right of use in the harmonised bands? Yes “secondary spectrum trading” is already implemented for all mobile bands listed in telecommunications law 2003 as amended 2011. In general the principles of the RSPP are already implemented in the Austrian regulations. Further amendments are ongoing. The spectrum inventory is subject to a EU wide coordinated process to be started in 2013 (relevant harmonization measures are in preparation on EU level).

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