PremiumFirst day of the main phase of the 5G auction generates more than 180 million euros

Bidding phase of the bands essential to 5G generates interest, despite the criticism of the 'players' to the regulator. Four rounds took place.

Despite the controversy surrounding the regulation of the auction for the allocation of frequencies for the fifth generation of the mobile network (5G), the tender is generating interest among operators. After the phase reserved for new entrants generated a gain of more than 84 million euros for the State, the first day of the main bidding phase of the 5G auction exceeded 181 million euros, according to data from the Autoridade Nacional de Comunicações (Anacom) ).

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