Announcement for Auction

The Regulatory Authority for Electronic and Postal Communications (hereinafter; Authority) based on the Law on Electronic Communications No. 04/L-109, the conclusions of the Public Consultations procedures for "The initiation of the procedures for granting (issuing) the frequency bands usage for Broadband Telecommunication Services 'Bands 3.4 - 3.8 GHz in the whole territory of the Republic of Kosova", based on Article 10, paragraph 10 and Article 51, paragraphs 1 and 2, and in accordance with the principles and objectives of the regulation of electronic communication activities stipulated by the Law on Electronic Communications, as well as referring to the vision and the mission of the managing Authority, i.e. Managing Board, announces the relevant stakeholders:

The Authority on 18/11/2013 announces and publishes "The official document of the Rules of the Auction for the Provision of Electronic Communications Resources - Frequency bands 3400 - 3600 MHz & 3600 - 3800 MHz for the Provision of the Broadband Services in the whole territory of the Republic of Kosovo."

The deadline for the submission of the pre-qualification documentations for the interested parties in the Auction 09/12/2013 at 12:00 AM at the Authorities' premises.

The auction for the qualified participants will be held the following day, respectively on 10/11/2013, starting from 10:00 AM.

The Rules of the Auction and its accompanying appendix, including the timeline schedule published based on this document present the only base, and hence are the only official reference to participate and presenting the offers from the undertakings/operators of the Electronic Communications or interested consortium stakeholders.

The Auction Rules document will be published on the electronic web page of the Authority , as well as with the publication of this announcement in the written and electronic media.

The primary objectives of the Authority in organizing the procedures of the Auction are:
The promotion of the sustainable development and the advancement of the competition in services through the liberalization of the electronic communications services
The application of the country's priorities and economic and social development objectives as defined in priority 1), respectively objectives 2) and 3) of the Electronic Communication Sector Policy - 'Digital Agenda for Kosova 2013-20';
The application of the sector policies and strategies which are of high interest for the country and its society, which are harmonized with the applicable legislation of the European Union countries.