Four operators interested in an operating licence for mobile television

Ministry of Transport and Communications
Publication date 28.11.2005 13.53
Press release
Four operators have informed the Ministry of Transport and Communications of Finland that they are interested in applying for an operating licence for the fourth digital broadcasting network. The network is meant for mobile television broadcasts and services.

The applicants had to inform of their intent to apply for a licence by 28 November. The actual application must be submitted by 31 January 2006.

The four interested operators are Elisa Corporation, Digita Oy, TeliaSonera Finland Oyj and Telemast Nordic Oy.

The aim of the operating licence is to create scope for new type of content service market. The licence holder will be responsible for the transmission network and management of the multiplex.

For further information please contact:
Mr Harri Pursiainen, Director-General of the Communications Department, tel. +358 9 160 28389, +358 500 787 742
Mr Antti Kohtala, Director of Unit for Networks and Competition, tel. +358 9 160 28392, +358 500 812 505