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Poland launches 5G auction despite Russia row
Mar 24, 2020
by Jaroslaw Adamowski

Poland’s regulator UKE launched the country’s long-awaited 5G auction earlier this month, offering four licences in the 3.6 GHz band.  Read more...

Czechs delay 5G auction as regulator chief quits
Feb 04, 2020
by Manuel R. Marti

The head of the Czech Telecommunication Office (CTU) has resigned over last-minute government changes to a planned 5G spectrum auction.  Read more...

Polish regulator unveils minimum price, terms for 3.6 GHz auction
Dec 17, 2019
by Jaroslaw Adamowski

Polish regulator the Office of Electronic Communications (UKE) has released the draft terms of a highly-anticipated 3.6 GHz spectrum auction that will use a simultaneous multiple round auction (SMRA) format.  Read more...

Polish Senate amends telecoms bill ahead of first 5G spectrum contest
Apr 10, 2019
by Jaroslaw Adamowski

The Polish Senate has amended the country’s draft telecommunications bill.  Read more...

Polish government drafts new law to overhaul spectrum management
Nov 19, 2018
by Jaroslaw Adamowski

Poland’s Ministry of Digital Affairs has released a new draft telecoms law which is to introduce a number of major changes to the country’s spectrum management framework and expand the powers of the Polish regulator.  Read more...

Poland’s regulator offers to extend 800 MHz licence for €404m
Aug 09, 2018
by Jaroslaw Adamowski

The Polish authorities' handling of spectrum management has been strongly criticised by the national auditor and this move is the latest instalment in a long-running row between the regulator and Sferia, one of the mobile operators. Read more...

Poland asks for EU help to resolve dispute with Russia over 700 MHz band
Jul 19, 2018
by Jaroslaw Adamowski

Poland’s digital affairs minister Marek Zagórski says Warsaw will seek the European Commission’s support in its ongoing row with Moscow over Russia’s reluctance to release spectrum in the 700 MHz band.  Read more...

Poland’s regulator to launch 450 MHz tender
Apr 17, 2018
by Jaroslaw Adamowski

The Polish parliament will soon amend the country’s telecoms law. The draft amendments include several relating to Poland’s spectrum policy and the activities of the country’s regulator, the Office of Electronic Communications (UKE), including its forthcoming 450 MHz tender. Read more...

Poland to amend telecoms law ahead of spectrum auctions
Mar 05, 2018
by Jaroslaw Adamowski

A senior Polish digital affairs official says the country’s 5G contests and the redistribution of spectrum in the 900 and 1800 MHz bands mean Poland’s telecommunications laws have to be amended. The changes will include the ability for telecoms regulator UKE to reshuffle spectrum on its own if operators fail… Read more...

Poland’s auditor condemns handling of spectrum auctions and calls for legal changes
Oct 26, 2017
by Jaroslaw Adamowski

After the failed 2015 auction, which only ended after the government intervened, Poland's auditor says the law needs to change. Read more...