Spectrum auctions list | ACMA

Spectrum auctions list

This page lists all current and complete auctions of radiofrequency spectrum bands conducted by the Australian Communications and Media Authority (the ACMA) and its predecessors. The table below provides detailed information about these auctions.

Band

Description

Allocation Identifier*

Status

Auction Year

Auction Summary

3.6 GHz 3.6 GHz band auction L2 Current 2018 Details
3.4 GHz 3.4 GHz - Multiband residual lots auction   E2  Complete 2017  Details 
2.3 GHz 2.3 GHz - Multiband residual lots auction A5 Complete 2017 Details
2 GHz 2 GHz - Multiband residual lots auction G2 Complete 2017 Details
1800 MHz 1800 MHz Regional - Multiband residual lots auction C8 Complete 2017 Details

738-748 MHz
733-738 MHz

700 MHz - residual lots M2 Complete 2017 Details
1800 MHz 1800 MHz Regional C7

Complete

2016

Details

2.5 GHz

2500 - 2690 MHz

N1

Complete

2013

Details

703-803 MHz

Digital Dividend

M1

Complete

2013

Details

26.5-27.5 GHz

27 GHz - residual lots

F2

Complete

2012

Details

2.3 GHz

Wireless Access Services

A4

Complete

2011

Details

3.6 GHz

Wireless Access Services

L1

Complete

2009/10

Details

1.9 GHz

Wireless Access Services

K1

Complete

2007

Details

2010-2025 MHz

Broadband wireless access

J1

Complete

2006

Details

87/88 MHz

LPON - 1st allocation

I1

Complete

2001

Details

11.7-12.2 GHz

Space Licences

H1

Complete

2001

Details

800 MHz

Remaining Regional & Remote 800 MHz

C6

Complete

2001

Details

2 GHz

3rd Generation Mobiles

G1

Complete

2001

Details

27 GHz

Broadband wireless access

F1

Complete

2000

Details

3.4 GHz

Fixed Wireless Access

E1

Complete

2000

Details

2.3 GHz

Multipoint Distribution Station Conversion

A3

Complete

2000

Details

1.8 GHz

PCS 2000

C5

Complete

2000

Details

800 MHz

Trunked Land Mobile Services (TLMS) Apparatus Licences

C4 

Complete

1999

Details

28/31 GHz

Broadband wireless access

D1

Complete

1999

Details

800 MHz

PCS allocation

C3

Complete

1999

Details

800 & 1800 MHz

PCS allocation

C2

Complete

1998

Details

800 & 1800 MHz

PCS allocation

C1

Complete

1998

Details

500 MHz

Land Mobiles

B1

Complete

1997

Details

2.3 GHz

Multipoint Distribution Station - Apparatus licence

A2

Complete

1995

Details

2.3 GHz

Multipoint Distribution Station - Apparatus licence

A1

Complete

1994

Details

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           

Note1: * Indicates the number of allocations for that band up to, and including, that Auction year. For example, C6 in the Spectrum auctions list means the sixth allocation in the 800/1800 MHz band. The table below provides the identifying letter for each band.

 Note 2: M1 and N1 were offered in a single allocation process conducted in April 2013 and C8, G2, A5, E2 were offered in a single allocation process conducted in November 2017.

Identifier

Band

Identifier

Band

Identifier

Band

A

2.3 GHz

F

27 GHz

K

1.9 GHz

B

500 MHz

G

2 GHz

L

3.6 GHz

C

800/1800 MHz

H

11.7–12.2 GHz

M

730–803 MHz

D

28/31

I

87/88 MHz

N

2.5 GHz

E

3.4 GHz

J

2010–2025 MHz

 

 

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