|Auction date||28 November 2000|
|Amount raised||$37.6 m|
|Licence end date||18 January 2016|
The 27 GHz spectrum auction closed on 28 November 2000 after 3 bidding rounds at a total of $37.603 million. The successful applicants were Agility Networks Pty Ltd and Shin Satellite Public Company Ltd.
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|Band details||26.5–27.5 GHz (suitable for pairing at a 50 MHz split but sold unpaired throughout Australia)|
|Licence types||Spectrum licences|
|Licence period||15 years from 18 January 2001 till 18 January 2016|
|Bidders||Bidder Number||Initial Eligibility||Winning Bid Amounts|
|Shin Satellite Public Co Ltd||2924||2000||$93,000|
|Agility Networks Pty Ltd||2925||242000||$37,510,000|
Note that maximum possible eligiblity was 242000.
The auction of this band in response to market demand was to provide more opportunities for the introduction of broadband radio-communications services capable of carrying telephony, data, Pay TV, Internet access and video teleconferencing.
The spectrum on offer was in the 27 GHz band (26.5 GHz–27.5 GHz). The ACA auctioned licences throughout Australia based on the following 21 market areas, each with six lots of unpaired spectrum: Perth, Regional Western Australia, Northern Territory, Cairns, Townsville, Rockhampton, Sunshine Coast, Central Queensland, Brisbane, Gold Coast, Northern New South Wales, Regional New South Wales, Regional South Australia, Adelaide, Regional Victoria, Melbourne, Newcastle, Sydney, Wollongong, South Coast New South Wales and Tasmania.