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Action 49 in Estonia flag Estonia

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 See Estonian National Broadband plan Assessment Template Achieving the Broadband Targets (Estonian National Broadband plan Assessment Template Achieving the Broadband Targets , 2012) 880-915 MHz / 925-960 MHz (900 MHz band) – usage harmonized with European Commission decision 2009/766/EU. Nation-wide service. Licenses issued via first come first served. 1710-1785 MHz / 1805-1880 MHz (1800 MHz band) - usage harmonized with European Commission decision 2009/766/EU. Nation-wide service. Licenses issued via first come first served. 1900-1980 MHz / 2010-2025 MHz / 2110-2170 MHz (2 GHz band) –UMTS networks. Nation-wide service. Three licenses were given in a form of direct proposal with a license price of 70 million kroons (4471129 €) to the operators who already had licenses in the 900 MHz band. One license was given by auction. 2500-2690 MHz (2.6 GHz band) - usage harmonized with European Commission decision 2008/477/EU. Spectrum trading allowed. Licenses issued via beauty contest. Nation-wide service. 3.4-3.8 GHz (3.6 GHz band) - usage harmonized with European Commission decision 2008/411/EU. Licenses issued via first come first served.
Have you authorised (or plan to authorise in 2012) for use ("licensing") of the digital dividend (800 MHz band) for wireless broadband communication?? Yes 790 -862 MHz – the so-called digital dividend has been opened to broadband since 01.07.2012 (until that date the frequency was used for broadcasting). Public contest for the band 800 MHz is under preparation.
Have you implemented the transfer or leasing of right of use in the harmonised bands? Yes Yes, we have already implemented the transfer or leasing of right of use in the harmonised bands. Pease see: http://www.legaltext.ee/text/en/X90001K4.htm §17

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