Award of 700 MHz and 3.6-3.8 GHz spectrum by auction

25 March 2021

The 700 MHz and 3.6-3.8 GHz frequency bands are being awarded by auction. The frequency bands are likely to be used by mobile network operators to deliver a range of services, including 5G mobile.

The Regulations for the auction came into force on 18 November 2020.

Update 17 March 2021 – Principal Stage results published

The principal stage has now ended, and the results published (PDF, 122.6 KB). The auction will now proceed to the assignment stage.