National Regulatory Agency
for Electronic Communications
and Information Technology
National Radio Frequency Center
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The National Regulatory Agency for Electronic Communications and Information Technology (ANRCETI) was founded on March 14, 2008, the former National Regulatory Agency for Telecommunications and Informatics (ANRTI) being reorganised. Former ANRTI was founded on August 17, 2000, being one of the first regulatory telecommunications authorities in the post-Soviet space. The Agency is a central public authority whose mission is to regulate the activity in electronic communications and information technology sector, to ensure the implementation of sector development strategies and supervise compliance of electronic communications network and/or service providers with the legislation.
The State Enterprise "National Radio Frequency Center" (Center) is a state enterprise, based on the self-financing and is under the Ministry of Information Technologies and Communications - the principal founder of the enterprise. The Center was founded in 1993. The main task of the State Enterprise "National Radio Frequency Center" is to ensure the necessities of national economy and of the population with radio frequencies/channels for providing different kind of services, and has been focused on the one hand to provide the radio frequency spectrum needs of national new and existing users, and on the other - to ensure protection of national frequency assignments, including international protection.
ANRCETI Lauches Auction for 3400-3600 MHz Spectrum
Chișinău, 19 January 2015
The National Regulatory Agency for Electronic Communications and Information Technology (ANRCETI) has announced an auction on four 3400-3600 MHz licenses to be awarded for the provision of public electronic communications terrestrial mobile broadband wireless access and fixed access services. Interested stakeholders are invited to submit applications to participate and accompanying documents to ANRCETI office, before 13 March 2015: 134 Stefan cel Mare bd, MD-2012, Chisinau.
The auctioned licenses will be granted for 15 years. The license will give its holder the right to use a sub-band of frequencies (it is a block of 10 radio channels of 5 MHz width each) of 50 MHz total bandwidth for the provision of public electronic communications fixed broadband radio access type, nomadic, mobile directly to the user.
The auction is open for legal entities of the Republic of Moldova, foreign legal entities, civil societies/associations of legal entities from Moldova and/or abroad, who can make joint bids. The winners will be selected in an open, international competition, based on comparative selection procedure, in accordance with the criteria and conditions set out in the Terms of Reference, approved by the ANRCETI Administrative Board Decision 58 of 30.12.2014.
The auctioning of the four licenses is a provision of the Spectrum Management Program for 2013-2020, approved by Government Decree no. 116 of 02/11/2013. According to this document, the minimum auction price of a 3400-3600 MHz sub-band is 1 mil. EUR.
The actions related to the auction and their deadlines are indicated in the auction advertisement. The advertisement, the Terms of Reference, the Auction Procedure, the Special License Conditions and other related documents are available on ANRCETI official website: http://www.anrceti.md/concurs_19012015.
Contacts: +373 22 251 312, Ala Baidauz, Head of the Regulation Development Department of ANRCETI.
Fax: +373 22 222885,
Read news on ANRCETI's website, here.