NERA Begins Implementation of Mexico AWS Spectrum Auction

12 February 2016

NERA Senior Vice President Richard Marsden and Consultant Douglas Umana today made presentations on the rules and software to be used to run Mexico’s AWS spectrum auction. The AWS frequencies will be used to provide next generation mobile broadband services across Mexico. The auction will use a combinatorial clock auction (CCA) format and is being implemented with bespoke software developed by the NERA team. This event, organized by the Instituto Federal de Telecomunicaciones (IFT), was open to qualified bidders only, and marks the beginning of the final phase of the award process. Bidding will commence on February 15, 2016. 

For further information, visit the IFT website.

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