By determination of 23 February, ANACOM accepted VODAFONE's petition for the renewal of its rights of frequency use for the provision of land mobile services using the GSM 900/1800 system. Under the terms of article 36 of Law n.º 5/2001 of 10 February, VODAFONE’s rights of frequency use remain in force for 15 years and its ending date will be 19 October 2021.
The conditions attached to these rights of use were subject to VODAFONE's previous hearing, under the terms and for the purposes mentioned in articles 100 and 101 of the Administrative Procedure Code (Código do Procedimento Administrativo). The company was given 20 working days to comment.
This determination includes the final report on the general consultation procedure that this tool was subject to, following a determination of 15 July 2005 analysing the comments received and supporting ANACOM's options.