Recently, Finland has issued the first 5G license for operators, and released 5G licenses for the 3.5GHz band to Telia Finland Oy, Elisa Oyj and DNA Oyj. The three operators plan to start building 5G commercial networks early next year.The license will take effect in early 2019, valid for 15 years.
On November 14, the United States also announced the auction of the 28GHz and 24GHz bands, a total of 85OMHz 5G millimeter wave spectrum, and competitors including AT&T, T-Mobile US, Verizon and 40 other smaller wireless carriers. Industry insiders analyzed that the United States will also begin issuing 5G licenses.
It is reported that the United States will auction the spectrum resources of the three frequency bands of 37GHz, 39GHz and 47GHz next year, and will push the 5000MHz spectrum to the 5G commercial market in the next 15 months.
In fact, the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) has completed the 600MHz low-frequency spectrum auction.
At the same time, in some European countries, South Korea has conducted spectrum auctions. For example, in April this year, the UK took the lead in completing the 5G low-frequency spectrum auction; while the Italian Ministry of Economic Development (MISE) also approved the 5G bidding, confirming the auction 694MHz-790MHz, 3.6 The spectrum of the GHz-3.8GHz and 26.5GHz-27.5GHz bands; South Korea also completed the 5G spectrum auction in the 3.5GHz and 28GHz bands in June this year, and plans to put it into use by the end of this year.