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Areas and Cell Phone Bands

 

 

This Page: Definition of frequency bands (bands) to cell phone service provider in Brazil.


Tenders of SMP Frequencies (001/2007)

 

Licitation objects: subbands L and M and others radio frequencies left.

 

The licitation was divided 105 lots, being:

  • 3 subband M (10+10 MHz) in São Paulo's countryside and Northeast.
  • 15 subband L (5+5 MHz) which together allow Brazil's coverage.
  • 4 left band D and E (15+15 MHz) in São Paulo's countryside, Northeast and cities of Pelotas, Morro Redondo, Capão de Leão and Turuçu Rio Grande do Sul.
  • 105 extension subbands left (2.5+2.5) MHz in Brazil except Minas Gerais and Amazônia.

Edital acquires : 21 (until 09/14/2007)

 

Proposals deadline: 09/18/007.

7 companies presented proposals: Vivo, Tim, Claro, Oi, Unicel, Options and Easytone.

 

Proposals: 09/25/2007

 

Follow the licitation on : Teleco's Blog

 

 

 

Cellular Frequency Bands in Brazil

 

Frequencies (MHz)
Transmission from
Mobile Station
Cell Site
Band A

824-835

845-846.5

869-880

890-891.5

Band B

835-845

846.5-849

880-890

891.5-894

Band D

910-912.5

1710-1725

955-957.5

1805-1820

Band E

912.5-915

1740-1755

957.5-960

1835-1850

Extension
sub-bands

898.5-901

907.5-910

1725-1740

1775-1785

943.5-946

952.5-955

1820-1835

1870-1880

 

* Won't be authorized to operators of SMP operating in the Bands D and E. All the operators of Band D and E also acquireds frequency bands of 900 MHz placed to it Band.

** Allows analogical systems (AMPS) in the Bands A and B untill 06/30/2008.

 

 

Tutorial

(in portuguese)

Formation and Occupation of Cellular Telephony Bands

 

 

New Bands of SMP ( Tenders)

Res. 454 from 12/11/06 whinch revoked Res. 376 09/02/04.

 

 

MHz
Transmission of
Sub-band
Mobile Station
ERB
F*
1920-1935
2,110-2,125
G*
1,935-1,945
2,125-2,135
H*
1,945-1,955
2,135-2,145
I*
1,955-1,965
2,145-2,155
J*
1,965-1,975
2,155-2, 165
L
1,895-1,900
1,975-1,980
M
1,755-1,765
1,850-1,860
Extension Sub-band
1,765-1,770
1,770-1,775
1,860-1,865
1,865-1,870
1,885-1,890*
1,890-1,895*

* Bands reserved to 3G systems

* Systems TDD (Time Division Duplex) that use the same sub-band of frequencies to transmission in both directions.

 

Limit of Band per SMP Operator

 

The maximum total limit per SMP operator in the same geographic area is 50 MHz, being 80 MHz when will be the tender the su-bands of 1,900 and 2,100 MHz (F,G,H, I and J) and the 85 MHz when will be also

licitated the extension sub-band to TDD.

 

Beyond the total limit must be also respected the following limits per frequency bands.

 

Sub-bands of
Limit (MHz)
800 MHz
12.5 + 12.5
900 MHz
2.5 + 2.5
1,800 MHz
25 + 25
1,900 and 2,100 MHz
15 + 15
Extension TDD of 1,900 MHz
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To follow the tender of these sub-bands consult: 3G in Brasil.

 

 

Ucel
(in portuguese)
Cellular Operators Covering in Brazil

 

Report
(in portuguese)
Teleco's Report ( Cellular Telephony)
Operators Historical Datas

 

Workshop
(in portuguese)
Cellular Market Update

 

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