4.5 G was held in Ankara

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2/9/2015

Tender of IMT Services and Infrastructures Authorization, also known as 4.5G Tender in public has been held in Ankara on August 26, 2015 by Information and Communications Technologies Authority. While NetGSM İletişim ve Bilgi Teknolojileri AŞ, Turkcell İletişim Hizmetleri AŞ, Vodafone İletişim Hizmetleri AŞ and Avea İletişim Hizmetleri AŞ submitted their bids, NetGSM was eliminated from the tender as a result of its submission letter notifying not to join subject tender.

Frequency bands and circumstances that arise as a result of bidding in packet sales via minimum values determined under the tender are included in the table below.

 

Packet Name

Frequency Band

Bandwidth (MHz)

Minimum Price – Euro (except VAT)

Final Tender Price – Euro (except VAT)

Increase Rate (%)

WINNER

A1

800 MHz FDD

2x10

372.926.013

390.000.000

4,58

VODAFONE

A2

800 MHz FDD

2x10

372.926.013

380.000.000

1,90

AVEA

A3

800 MHz FDD

2x10

372.926.013

372.926.013

0,00

TURKCELL

B1

900 MHz FDD

2x7,6

216.819.184

216.819.184,00

0,00

AVEA

B2

900 MHz FDD

2x1,4

39.940.376

39.940.376

0,00

VODAFONE

B3

900 MHz FDD

2x1,4

39.940.376

39.940.376

0,00

TURKCELL

C1

1800 MHz FDD

2x29,8

283.411.778

430.000.000

51,72

TURKCELL

C2

1800 MHz FDD

2x20

190.209.247

310.000.000

62,98

AVEA

C3

1800 MHz FDD

2x10

95.104.623

95.104.623

0,00

VODAFONE

D1

2100 MHz FDD

2x5

35.664.234

160.000.000

348,63

TURKCELL

D2

2100 MHz FDD

2x5

35.664.234

188.000.000

427,14

TURKCELL

D3

2100 MHz TDD

1x10

35.664.234

35.664.234

0,00

TURKCELL

E1

2600 MHz FDD

2x25

64.647.293

384.000.000

493,99

TURKCELL

E2

2600 MHz FDD

2x15

38.788.376

240.000.000

518,74

VODAFONE

E3

2600 MHz FDD

2x10

25.858.917

25.858.917

0,00

AVEA

E4

2600 MHz FDD

2x10

25.858.917

-

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F1

2600 MHz TDD

1x15

19.394.188

22.000.000

13,44

AVEA

F2

2600 MHz TDD

1x10

12.929.459

12.929.461

0,00

VODAFONE

F3

2600 MHz TDD

1x10

12.929.459

12.929.459

0,00

TURKCELL

F4

2600 MHz TDD

1x5

6.464.729

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TOTAL

390,4

2.298.067.661

3.356.112.643

%46,04

Packets won by operators and the total tender prices payable is detailed below.

 

 

TURKCELL

VODAFONE

AVEA

A1

390.000.000,00

A2

380.000.000,00

A3

372.926.013,00

B1

216.819.184,00

B2

39.940.376,00

B3

39.940.376,00

C1

430.000.000,00

C2

310.000.000,00

C3

95.104.623,00

D1

160.000.000,00

D2

188.000.000,00

D3

35.664.234,00

E1

384.000.000,00

E2

240.000.000,00

E3

25.858.917,00

E4

-

-

-

F1

22.000.000,00

F2

12.929.461,00

F3

12.929.459,00

F4

-

-

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TOTAL FREQUENCY (MHz)

172,4

82,8

110,2

TOTAL AMOUNT (Euro)

1.623.460.082,00

777.974.460,00

954.678.101,00

In accordance with the Tender Specifications, the sale of E4 and F4 packets in 2600 MHz frequency band was canceled because of that there was no bid except from the bidders which signed Concession Agreements with ICTA.

 

The final decision of the Tender Commission was submitted to the Tender Authority (in this case Board of ICTA) for approval. After the Tender Decision was approved, the bidders were notified.

 

Now winner operators will be notified of authorization date for granting a right of use authorization license relavant to IMT Services and Infrastructures on the condition of operators fulfill their obligations towards the right of use and performance bond.

 

Additionally, in accordance with Tender Specifications existing 2G and 3G Concession Agreements will be amended and sent to the Council of State to take opinion. After obtaining the opinion, concession agreements will be amended and signed between ICTA and operators.

 

Authorization for IMT services will remain in force until 30 April 2029 and operators will be able to start to provide services as of 1 April 2016.

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