Paris, 1st February 2000
Yesterday, ART began receiving applications for the establishment and operation of radio local loop networks in the 3.5 GHz and 26 GHz bands, which were brought directly to its premises.
The deadline for the submission of applications for the application procedure published 30 November 1999 was 31 January 2000 at 12:00 noon.
In all, the following 21 company have submitted applications, for themselves or for a consortium to which they belong:
9 Télécom Réseau
FirstMark Communications France
Formus Communications France
This list will be completed at a later date with the names of the companies having sent in their applications by registered mail, before the Monday 31 January 2000 deadline.
ART is currently opening the applications and will publish a list of candidates for each of the application procedures in coming days.