The federal government’s forecast is that the technology will work until July 31, 2022 in some cities across the country
At an extraordinary meeting held this Friday, the 24th, the board of directors of the National Telecommunications Agency (Anatel) approved the notice with the rules for the implementation of the 5G in Brazil and scheduled the auction for November 4th. The forecast is that the technology will work by July 31, 2022 in some cities across the country. Four fifth-generation internet frequency bands will be offered at the auction, with 20-year exploration rights. The winning companies will have some compensation to be made in the form of investment, such as installing fiber optic cables in the Amazon and building a private network for the government. The companies must also fulfill certain commitments, such as bringing quality internet to schools and guaranteeing 5G technology for all cities with more than 30,000 inhabitants by 2028. In cities with more than 500,000 inhabitants, the deadline is July 2025.