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Spectrum auctions

This page lists all current and complete auctions of radiofrequency spectrum bands conducted by the ACMA and our predecessors. The table below provides detailed information about these auctions.

See the Register of  Radiocommunications Licences for current licence holders
 
Band Description Allocation ID Auction year
25.1 - 27.5 GHz 26 GHz band O1 TBA
3575-3700 MHz 3.6 GHz band L2 2018
1800 MHz/2 GHz/2.3 GHz/3.4 GHz Multiband residual lots C8, G2, A5 & E2 2017 
738-748 MHz
733-738 MHz
700 MHz - residual lots M2 2017 
1800 MHz 1800 MHz Regional C7 2016
2500 - 2690 MHz 2.5 GHz band N1 2013
703-803 MHz 700MHz - Digital Dividend M1 2013
26.5-27.5 GHz 27 GHz - residual lots F2 2012
2.3 GHz Wireless Access Services - residual lots A4 2012
3.6 GHz Wireless Access Services - Apparatus licences L1

2009/10

1.9 GHz Wireless Access Services - Apparatus licences K1 2007
2010-2025 MHz Broadband wireless access J1 2006
87/88 MHz LPON allocation - Apparatus licences I1 2001 ongoing
11.7-12.2 GHz Space Licences - Apparatus licences H1 2001
800 MHz 800MHz regional & remote - residual C6 2001
2 GHz 3rd Generation Mobiles G1 2001
27 GHz Broadband wireless access F1 2000
3.4 GHz Fixed Wireless Access E1 2000
2.3 GHz Multipoint Distribution Station Conversion A3 2000
1.8 GHz PCS 2000 C5 2000
800 MHz Trunked Land Mobile Services (TLMS) - Apparatus Licences C4  1999
28/31 GHz Broadband wireless access D1 1999
800 MHz PCS allocation C3 1999
800 & 1800 MHz PCS allocation C2 1998
800 & 1800 MHz PCS allocation C1 1998
500 MHz Land Mobiles B1 1997
2.3 GHz Multipoint Distribution Station - Apparatus licences A2 1995
2.3 GHz Multipoint Distribution Station - Apparatus licences A1 1994

Note 1: * 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

O

26 GHz

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