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The Wireless Telegraphy (Licence Award) Regulations 2012

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  1. Introductory Text

  2. PART 1

    1. 1.Citation, commencement, and extent

    2. 2.Interpretation

  3. PART 2

    1. 3.Applications for the grant of a licence

    2. 4.Application

  4. PART 3

    1. 5.Notification of names of applicants and associates

    2. 6.Recording of applicant group members

    3. 7.Subsequent changes to bidder groups

    4. 8.Changes to existing spectrum holdings before recording

    5. 9.Fitness to hold a licence

    6. 10.Qualification to participate in the award process

    7. 11.Publication of names of qualified applicants

    8. 12.Withdrawal of an application

    9. 13.Determination of number of bidders

    10. 14.Additional deposit before the opt-in round and the first primary bid round

    11. 15.Determination of bidder’s eligibility limit for the opt-in round and first primary bid round

    12. 16.Recording of spectrum holdings

  5. PART 4

    1. CHAPTER 1

      1. 17.Principal stage, assignment stage and grant stage

    2. CHAPTER 2

      1. 18.Opt-in round

      2. 19.Opt-in selections

      3. 20.Opt-in bids

      4. 21.Valid opt-in bids

    3. CHAPTER 3

      1. 22.Permissible bid selections

      2. 23.Preparing a permissible bid selection list for each bidder

      3. 24.The spectrum cap rule

    4. CHAPTER 4

      1. 25.Primary bids

      2. 26.Valid primary bids

      3. 27.Requirement for a valid primary bid in the first primary bid round

      4. 28.Number of primary bid rounds

      5. 29.Determination of excess demand

      6. 30.Determination of adjusted demand

      7. 31.Identifying the key bid

      8. 32.Round prices for the first primary bid round

      9. 33.Determination of round prices for subsequent primary bid rounds

      10. 34.Round price for 800 MHz paired frequency lots

      11. 35.Round price for 2.6 GHz paired frequency lots

      12. 36.Round price for 2.6 GHz individual frequency lots

      13. 37.Round price for the 800 MHz coverage obligation lot

      14. 38.Round price for 2.6 GHz concurrent low power 10 MHz lots

      15. 39.Round price for 2.6 GHz concurrent low power 20 MHz lots

      16. 40.Bidders’ eligibility limit for second and subsequent primary bid rounds

      17. 41.Determination of bidders’ eligibility limit for second and subsequent primary bid rounds

    5. CHAPTER 5

      1. 42.Supplementary bid selection

      2. 43.Supplementary bids

      3. 44.Valid supplementary bids

    6. CHAPTER 6

      1. 45.Notice to be given to bidders before the opt-in round

      2. 46.Submission of opt-in bid form to OFCOM

      3. 47.Alternative method for submission of opt-in bid form

      4. 48.Extension to opt-in round

      5. 49.Incomplete or defective opt-in bid form

      6. 50.Notification that opt-in bid not valid

      7. 51.Release of information on opt-in bidders in principal stage

    7. CHAPTER 7

      1. 52.Notice to be given to bidders before primary bid rounds

      2. 53.Extension to primary bid rounds

      3. 54.Submission of primary bid form to OFCOM

      4. 55.Alternative method for submission of primary bid form

      5. 56.Incomplete or defective primary bid form

      6. 57.Notification that primary bid not valid

      7. 58.Release of information on primary bids in principal stage

      8. 59.Further deposit during primary bid rounds

    8. CHAPTER 8

      1. 60.Notice to be given to bidders before supplementary bids round

      2. 61.Submission of supplementary bids form to OFCOM

      3. 62.Alternative method for submission of supplementary bids form

      4. 63.Extension to supplementary bids round

      5. 64.Incomplete or defective supplementary bids form

      6. 65.Notification that supplementary bid not valid

      7. 66.Further deposit for supplementary bids round

    9. CHAPTER 9

      1. 67.Determination of the winning principal stage bids

      2. 68.Determination of base price for each winning principal stage bid

      3. 69.Notification of results of principal stage and refund of deposits

      4. 70.Final principal stage deposit

      5. 71.Publication of results of principal stage

    10. CHAPTER 10

      1. 72.Assignment stage

    11. CHAPTER 11

      1. 73.Assignment of frequencies in respect of the 800 MHz coverage obligation lot

      2. 74.Assignment of numbered 800 MHz paired frequency lots to winner of the 800 MHz coverage obligation lot

      3. 75.Assignment of numbered 800 MHz paired frequency lots in the case where 800 MHz paired frequency lots were included in only one winning principal stage bid

      4. 76.Assignment of numbered 800 MHz paired frequency lots in the case where 800 MHz paired frequency lots were included in two winning principal stage bids, one of which also included the 800 MHz coverage obligation lot

      5. 77.Assignment of numbered 2.6 GHz paired frequency lots in the case where 2.6 GHz paired frequency lots were included in only one winning principal stage bid

      6. 78.Assignment of 2.6 GHz concurrent low power 10 MHz lots in the case where 2.6 GHz paired frequency lots were included in only one winning principal stage bid

      7. 79.Assignment of 2.6 GHz concurrent low power 20 MHz lots in the case where 2.6 GHz paired frequency lots were included in only one winning principal stage bid

      8. 80.Assignment of numbered 2.6 GHz paired frequency lots and 2.6 GHz concurrent low power 10 MHz lots in the first special case

      9. 81.Assignment of numbered 2.6 GHz paired frequency lots and 2.6 GHz concurrent low power 10 MHz lots in the second special case

      10. 82.Assignment of 2.6 GHz paired frequency lots, 2.6 GHz concurrent low power 10 MHz lots and 2.6 GHz concurrent low power 20 MHz lots in the third special case

      11. 83.Assignment of 2.6 GHz paired frequency lots, 2.6 GHz concurrent low power 10 MHz lots and 2.6 GHz concurrent low power 20 MHz lots in the fourth special case

      12. 84.Assignment of 2.6 GHz concurrent low power 10 MHz lots in the case where 2.6 GHz paired frequency lots were included in more than one winning principal stage bid

      13. 85.Assignment of 2.6 GHz concurrent low power 10 MHz lots and 2.6 GHz concurrent low power 20 MHz lots in the case where 2.6 GHz paired frequency lots were included in more than one winning principal stage bid

      14. 86.Assignment of 2.6 GHz concurrent low power lots in the case where 2.6 GHz paired frequency lots were not included in any winning principal stage bid

      15. 87.Assignment of 2.6 GHz individual frequency lots in the case where 2.6 GHz individual frequency lots were included in only one winning principal stage bid

    12. CHAPTER 12

      1. 88.Assignment stage round and assignment stage bids

      2. 89.Preparing an assignment stage option list for each bidder

      3. 90.Assignment stage options for 800 MHz paired frequency lots

      4. 91.Assignment stage options for 2.6 GHz paired frequency lots

      5. 92.Assignment stage options for 2.6 GHz individual frequency lots

    13. CHAPTER 13

      1. 93.Assignment stage bids

      2. 94.Assignment stage bid deposit

      3. 95.Valid assignment stage bids

      4. 96.Notice to bidders before the assignment stage round

      5. 97.Submission of assignment stage bid form to OFCOM

      6. 98.Alternative method for submission of assignment stage bid form

      7. 99.Extension to assignment stage round

      8. 100.Incomplete or defective assignment stage bid form

      9. 101.Notification that assignment stage bid is not valid

      10. 102.Procedure where there is no valid assignment stage bid

    14. CHAPTER 14

      1. 103.Determination of the winning assignment stage bids for numbered 800 MHz paired frequency lots

      2. 104.Determination of the winning assignment stage bids for numbered 2.6 GHz paired frequency lots

      3. 105.Determination of the winning assignment stage bids for numbered 2.6 GHz individual frequency lots

      4. 106.Determination of additional prices for winning assignment stage bids

      5. 107.Notification of results of assignment stage

    15. CHAPTER 15

      1. 108.Determination of the licence fee

      2. 109.Procedure where the amount of a winning bidder’s deposit is less than the licence fee

      3. 110.Procedure where the amount of a winning bidder’s deposit is greater than or equal to the licence fee

      4. 111.Completion of the award process

  6. PART 5

    1. 112.Forfeit of deposit and exclusion from award process

    2. 113.Bids made by an excluded bidder

    3. 114.Events

  7. PART 6

    1. 115.General power of exclusion

    2. 116.Notification to OFCOM

    3. 117.Changes to timing or location

    4. 118.Changes to round times and use of electronic auction system

    5. 119.Rerunning rounds

    6. 120.Refunds

    7. 121.Deposits

  8. Signature

    1. SCHEDULE 1

      FREQUENCY LOTS

    2. SCHEDULE 2

      OPT-IN SELECTIONS AND PRICES

    3. SCHEDULE 3

      FREQUENCY BANDS FOR EXISTING SPECTRUM HOLDINGS AND SPECTRUM CAP RULE

    4. SCHEDULE 4

      APPLICATION FORM AND WARRANTY

    5. SCHEDULE 5

      DOCUMENT FOR MEMBER OF APPLICANT’S APPLICANT GROUP OR BIDDER GROUP WHO IS NOT AN ASSOCIATE

    6. SCHEDULE 6

      ELIGIBILITY POINTS ASSOCIATED WITH LOTS

    7. SCHEDULE 7

      DETERMINATION OF BASE PRICE

    8. SCHEDULE 8

      DETERMINATION OF ADDITIONAL PRICE: NUMBERED 800 MHz PAIRED FREQUENCY LOTS

    9. SCHEDULE 9

      DETERMINATION OF ADDITIONAL PRICE: NUMBERED 2.6 GHz PAIRED FREQUENCY LOTS

    10. SCHEDULE 10

      DETERMINATION OF ADDITIONAL PRICE: NUMBERED 2.6 GHz INDIVIDUAL FREQUENCY LOTS

  9. Explanatory Note

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