The president of Brazil’s Nationwide Telecommunications Company (Anatel), Leonardo Euler, mentioned that the publication of the 5G public sale discover would in all probability happen in July or August, Brazilian IT web site Teletime reported.

The 5G public sale’s marketing strategy was completed by Anatel on March 19, and now the regulator expects the nation’s Federal Audit Court docket (TCU) to research it. “TCU has 90 days to pronounce on this, however there’s a sense of urgency of the Court docket in relation to the significance of the matter,” Euler reportedly mentioned.

After this evaluation by the TCU, and in case there isn’t any want for main changes, Anatel would nonetheless have one other 30 days to publish the discover. “It’s possible that it will likely be in June, however I consider it will likely be extra probably on the finish of July or August,” the official mentioned.

Earlier this yr, the regulator had confirmed that Brazilian cell operators should not depend on dynamic spectrum sharing (DSS) know-how, which permits 4G and 5G networks to function utilizing the identical spectrum band, for the availability of 5G providers in Brazil.

Brazilian carriers can be pressured to deploy 5G standalone networks by 2022, Anatel mentioned. The principles additionally obliges operators to cowl the huge northern Amazon area with broadband connectivity, mainly utilizing optic fiber cables laid in rivers, and construct a separate safe community for the federal authorities.

Anatel opted to not implement any restrictions on the usage of Huawei’s 5G community gear, which means that the Chinese language firm is probably going to participate within the business deployment of 5G know-how throughout Brazil.

Final yr, Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro was underneath strain by the Trump administration to ban Huawei, however native telcos mentioned that excluding the seller would price billions of {dollars} to interchange the gear of the Chinese language vendor that provides almost 50% of the present 3G and 4G networks within the nation.

Brazil’s Ministry of Science, Know-how, Improvements and Communications had accepted Brazil’s 5G public sale course of in February 2020, with airwaves within the 700 MHz, 2.3 GHz and three.5 GHz bands set on the market alongside 26 GHz mmWave spectrum.

The long run deployment of 5G know-how in Brazil may have a $1.216 trillion financial impression and a rise in productiveness of $3.08 trillion, in keeping with a earlier study by Nokia and Omdia.