The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) said it has concluded arrangements to host an engagement session with stakeholders to discuss and provide more insight into the draft information memorandum that will guide the proposed auction of two lots in the 3.5GHz Spectrum for the deployment of 5G services, set to take place in December 2022.
The commission had announced the plan to license additional lots in the 3.5 GHz spectrum band for the deployment of 5G (fifth generation) Global System of Mobile communication.
The interactive session with the stakeholders will take place at the Marriot Hotel, Ikeja, Lagos on November 15, 2022.
The engagement session will feature comments and submissions from different stakeholders on the draft information memorandum. The outcome of the submission will be taken into consideration by the commission in publishing the memorandum for the auction.
The process for the auction of the proposed lots of frequencies for 5G services, commenced on October 21, 2022 with the publication of the draft information memorandum on the commission’s website.
An earlier statement and subsequent advertisements by the commission advised stakeholders to “study the information memorandum and make their comments and questions available to the commission”.