Nigeria -- Information Memorandum for the 2 GHz Spectrum Auction

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This Information Memorandum provides key information about the auction of four equal blocks of 10 MHz paired spectrum in the 2 GHz range.  The licensing process featured a pre-qualification stage.  The auction portion of the process involved two phases.  The first phase was a simultaneous, multiple round auction.  The top bidders after the completion of bidding in Phase 1 were eligible to participate in Phase 2.  Phase 2 consisted of a sealed bid single round auction.  The winners of both auction were determined on the basis of the highest bid submitted for the licences. This Information Memorandum contains detailed information about a range of matters relevant to the licensing opportunity, including: the Nigerian telecommunications market;  the regulatory environment; the spectrum offered; the licensing process; instructions for applications and application contents; and various other matters.

By Nigerian Communications Commission. Published August 2008.

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