Botswana launches an invitation to bid for IMT Spectrum

Botswana Communications Regulatory Authority (BOCRA/ the Authority) hereby invites companies to submit applications for International Mobile Telecommunications Spectrum (IMT) Licences. This is for the Provision of Mobile Broadband Wireless Access Services in the Spectrum Bands 450 – 470 MHz, 790 – 862 MHz, 2110-2200 MHz, 3400 – 3600 MHz and 2500-2690 for Broadband Wireless Access. The Invitation to Apply (ITA) can be downloaded from BOCRA website

Zambia ZICTA publishes a consultation on 5G

ZICTA launched a public consultation on 5G deployment in the following bands

The consultation document discusses the current status of those bands and calls for comments to determine the opportunity and the strategies to adopt.

Comments can be sent before August 20th to

 Saudi Arabia – CITC publishes preliminary public consultation on Spectrum Auction 2021

CITC Saudi Arabia is preparing a spectrum auction in the second half of 2021 which will include spectrum in the following bands: • 600 MHz FDD; • 700 MHz FDD (723 - 733 / 778 - 788 MHz); • 700 MHz SDL; • 1980 - 2010 / 2170 - 2200 MHz FDD; and • 3800-4000 MHz TDD. • 2x5 MHz each in the 410 - 430 MHz and 450 - 470 MH The purpose of this preliminary consultation is to obtain initial views from the industry on key topics that will help shape our thinking on the design of the award. The closing date for this consultation is July 8th 2021