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1 RADIO FREQUENCY ASSIGNMENTS FOR WIRELESS BROADBAND Augutis Čėsna Deputy Director of Radio Communication Department Communications Regulatory Authority of the Republic of Lithuania

2 CONTENT MHz BAND (DIGITAL DIVIDEND I) MHz BAND (DIGITAL DIVIDEND II) MHZ BAND OTHER DEVELOPMENTS INVENTORY OF WIRELESS BROADBAND SPECTRUM CONCLUSIONS 2 psl

3 MHz BAND (DIGITAL DIVIDEND I) Analogue Terrestrial Television was switched-off at 29 October 2012 Digital Terrestrial Television (DTT) coverage = Analogue Terrestrial Television coverage (93% territory, 98% population) Replaning: DTT has been moved to the band below 790 MHz 3 psl

4 MHz BAND (DIGITAL DIVIDEND I) Decision C(2013) 4613 of the European Commission of 23 July 2013: The derogation requested by Lithuania on 31 October 2012 pursuant to Article 6.4 of the RSPP is hereby granted until 16 June 2015 for the sub-band MHz and until 30 June 2013 for the rest of the 800 MHz band. Lithuania shall submit by 31 October 2013 to the Commission a report on the implementation of this Decision. 4 psl

5 MHz BAND (DIGITAL DIVIDEND I) No more 2x10 MHz for one user. The coverage obligation for the first double block (2x10 MHz): Wireless data traffic speed of at least 4 Mbps for 95% of households in rural areas by psl

6 MHz BAND (DIGITAL DIVIDEND I) RRT have announced an auction for granting the rights to use radio frequencies from the MHz and MHz radio frequency bands The participants will be rated only according to the bid price. The winners of the Auction will have to implement terrestrial systems capable of providing electronic communications service. The winner of the first lot will have to provide high-speed broadband services to at least 95 per cent of rural households by The Auction documents were registered until 8 August Three acting mobile operators (Bite Lietuva, Omnitel and Tele2) were confirmed as bidders. Multi-round biding phase of the auction is in progress. 6 psl

7 MHz BAND (DIGITAL DIVIDEND II) RESOLUTION 232 (WRC 12): resolves 1. to allocate the frequency band MHz in Region 1 to the mobile, except aeronautical mobile, service on a co-primary basis with other services to which this band is allocated on a primary basis and to identify it for IMT; 2. that the allocation in resolves 1 is effective immediately after WRC 15; 7 psl

8 MHz BAND Three operators are authorized: over 20 LTE base stations are in operation. In the second half of 2013 we are going to launch an auction for a 10 MHz duplex frequency band and a 50 MHz frequency band. The relevant legal acts are already being prepared 8 psl

9 OTHER DEVELOPMENTS Two mobile operators have launched LTE base stations in GSM bands MHz and 2310–2390 MHz bands are going to be prepared for wireless broadband systems Authorization of MHz band: the portion of the band ( MHz) has not been taken up by operators due to the lack of demand 9 psl

10 INVENTORY OF WIRELESS BROADBAND SPECTRUM 10 psl Spectrum BandAmount, MHz Current Use / MHz60 free of usage / MHz70 GSM-900, IMT MHz40 free of usage / MHz150 GSM-1800, IMT / MHz120 UMTS MHz80 free of usage MHz83.5 WiFi / MHz120 LTE / MHz20 free of usage MHz50 MMDS till end MHz190 IMT MHz200 BWA MHz200 WAS/RLANs MHz405 WAS/RLANs Total Spectrum for WBB1788.5

11 CONCLUSIONS MHz band (digital dividend I) is free of usage, the auction is launched MHz band (digital dividend II) is under consideration GHz band has been authorized. An auction for the rest part of the band in the second half of MHz and 2310–2390 MHz bands are going to be prepared for wireless broadband systems in two – five years. 5.In total about 1780 MHz spectrum is used (will be used shortly) for wireless broadband. 11 psl

12 THANK YOU Augutis Čėsna tel: psl


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