the Post and telecom agency (pts) announced on Friday a new timetable for 5G in Sweden. The four operators will have the opportunity to bid for the frequencies, which are needed in order to build the next generation of mobile networks.
the Auction is tentatively scheduled to take place in October. There is a delay of several months compared to the original plan, which meant that frequencies were to be allocated in the first quarter of this year.
for the opening of the 5G network in the country, it remains to be seen. To enter said, while in the past the schedule has yet to sing, that they would be launching in the 2020's.
the Background to the new law, which was introduced by the government in the summer. It is designed to enhance the security of the network, and the open, among other things, for an individual supplier to be able to be stopped if it is deemed to threaten national security. The government has not pointed to any particular country or company, which is a risk factor, but on an international level, much of the debate has been about the chinese company Huawei, a key player in the 5G equipment, as well as the accused, to the stand of the chinese secret service, a close.
the Post and telecom agency (pts) to delay the 5G plan is to have the time to make an assessment of what the new law might mean. The agency said in a statement that an application for participation in the auction, the auction shall be reviewed in conjunction with the Police and the armed Forces.
as the PTS is now saying that the four companies should be able to remove some of the frequencies that may be good news for the operator, which in the past has been to protest against an arrangement which, they claimed, would lead to the Three of us would be, and therefore find it difficult to launch a 5g.
" They have been taken into account, which is a good thing. However, we do not have the time to evaluate if it is enough, " says Lundberg, head of corporate communications at Three.
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