5G frequency award 3.4-3.8 GHz - spectrum

The frequency band is depicted in the following figure:

© Frequenzband 3410-3800 MHz (CC BY-SA 4.0)

The sub-band 3600-3800 MHz (LTE volume 43) can be used from the date of the frequency allocation decision decision, the sub-band 3410-3600 MHz (LTE band 42) can be used from 1.1.2020 when the current frequency assignment has expired.

In the auction, 39 frequency blocks (L01 to L39) each with 10 MHz will be awarded in the following 12 regions.

The regions are shown in the following figure:

Regions 2020
© Regionen 2020-2039 (CC BY-SA 4.0)

The following table describes the regions:

A01uRegion 1 urbanVienna+, St. Pölten
A01rRegion 1 ruralVienna, Burgenland and Lower Austria NÖ except A01u
A02uRegion 2 urbanLinz+, Wels+
A02rRegion 2 ruralUpper Austria except A02u
A03uRegion 3 urbanCity of Salzburg+
A03rRegion 3 ruralSalzburg except A03u
A04uRegion 4 urbanInnsbruck+, Bregenz+
A04rRegion 4 ruralNorth Tyrol and Vorarlberg except A04u
A05uRegion 5 urbanVillach, Klagenfurt
A05rRegion 5 ruralEast Tyrol and Kärnten except A05u
A06uRegion 6 urbanGraz+
A06rRegion 6 ruralStyria except A06u

For some urban regions, additional adjoining communities were included. Those urban regions are indicated in the table by a plus sign. The detailed list of municipalities per region can be found in Annex G to the tender documents.