Italy launches consultation on extension of 3.5GHz spectrum rights

Release date:2017-11-20 Source: Telecompaper

Italian communications regulator Agcom has announced the launch of a public consultation on the extension of rights of use in the 3.5GHz band due to expire in 2023. In a statement, the watchdog said it gave the green light to a consultation in response to requests from operators including Aria (Tiscali), Go Internet , Linkem and Telecom Italia, which were forwarded to Agcom from the  Ministry of Economic Development (MISE) . The MISE has asked Agcom for its assessment in relation to the grant of an extension as well as the amount charged to access each frequency block.