Attribution of licenses for Fixed Wireless Access (FWA)

/ Updated on 04.02.2002

Within the framework of bidding for the attribution of licenses at a nation-wide level for the use of band frequencies for fixed wireless access, the Commission nominated to evaluate the bids presented drew up the corresponding report. Once the interested parties had been called together, this report was ratified by Despatch of the Minister of Social Equipment on 17 November, with the subsequent attribution of licenses to the following companies:

  • On band frequency 3600 - 3800 MHz

    E3G - Telecomunicações, S.A. (Telecommunications)
    SONAE - Rede de Dados, S.A. (Data Networks)
    MAXITELSAT - Redes e Comunicações, S.A. (Networks and Communications)

  • On band frequency 24,5 - 26,5 GHz

    SONAE - Rede de Dados, S.A. (Data Networks)
    E3G - Telecomunicações S.A. (Telecommunications)
    JAZZTEL PORTUGAL - Serviços de Telecomunicações, S.A. (Telecommunication Servcices)
    EASTÉCNICA IV - REDES DE Comunicações, S.A. (Communication NETWORK)
    TELEWEB - Comunicações interactivas, S.A. (Interactive Communications)
    TELECEL - Comunicações Pessoais, S.A. (Personal Communications)

  • On band frequency 27,5 - 29,56 GHz

    WTS - Redes e Serviços de Telecomunicações, Lda (Telecommunication Networks and Services)
    BRAGATEL - Companhia de Televisão por Cabo de Braga, S.A. (Braga Cable Television Company)

ICP must now issue the corresponding licenses so that the services in question may be fully explored as from 1 January 2000, date on which Telecommunications in Portugal will be fully liberalised.