In the final stages for the auction of the bandwidths of 450 MHz and 2.5 GHz, the president of Anatel, John Rao, vowed on Wednesday, 14/3 in the Senate, the bidding frequency of 3.5 GHz also be performed even in 2012.
"Although we are making this announcement of 450 MHz / 2.5 GHz, 3.5 GHz band is a priority for this year. We had a discussion about the interference in the dishes, but this will be resolved, "he said.
The President of Anatel, a solution to the interference is being discussed between the regulator and Abert. "By May we should have a solution to make the auction even in 2012," he added.
The broadcasters, who are in Band C (up to 3.7 GHz) and extended C-band (3.6 GHz) frequency important for the reception of signals, complain that the operations in the range of 3.5 GHz (especially band wide) affect viewers using satellite dishes - which they estimate to 20 million people.