900 MHz (2008) Tender documentation

Publication in accordance with Art. 55 Par. 3 TKG 2003 after approval of the terms and conditions of the invitation to tender by the Federal Minister of Transport, Innovation and Technology:

1. Authority issuing the invitation to tender

Telekom-Control Commission, Mariahilfer Strasse 77-79, A-1060 Vienna, Austria
Fax: (+43-1) 58058 9191

2. Object of the invitation to tender (frequency spectrum)

Frequencies with a bandwidth of 2 x 0.8 MHz in the 900 MHz band, specifically the 914 - 915 MHz / 959 - 960 MHz frequency ranges

3. Purpose of use

The frequency channels to be allocated in the course of this procedure are intended for the operation/provision of public communications networks and services pursuant to Art. 15 TKG 2003 in the frequency ranges designated for GSM mobile communication services.

4. Tender documentation

Parties interested in a frequency allocation can request the tender documentation from the Telekom-Control Commission in person, by mail or by fax, citing the reference "900 MHz Frequency Allocation (F1/07)." In order to receive the documentation in person (Mon - Fri., 10:00 am to 2:00 pm except for legal holidays), applicants are to pay a fee in the amount of EUR 200.00 to cover the costs of providing the tender documentation. Payment can be effected in cash or by bank check. If the documentation is to be sent by mail, the fee indicated above is to be transferred in advance to RTR GmbH's bank account at Bank Austria Creditanstalt AG, Bank ID (BLZ) 12000, Account No. 696 170 109. In order to receive the documentation by mail, interested parties are required to indicate their name and address as well as their telephone and fax numbers.

5. Tender submission period

The application for frequency allocation must be received by the Telekom-Control Commission in a sealed envelope or package labeled "900 MHz Frequency Allocation (F1/07)" by September 1, 2008, at 12:00 noon (CET). Applications received after the deadline will not be reviewed.

6. Notice

The tender documents published here are intended for information purposes only. The legally binding tender documents can only be obtained from the regulatory authority in exchange for the fee indicated in Section 4 above.

The non-binding-translation of the tender document can be downloaded below.