5G Frequency Spectrum in Germany

What frequency bands have been allocated to 5G in Germany?

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Editorial Team - everything RF

Jul 22, 2020

Germany has allocated two frequency bands for 5G:

BandFrequencyAuction Status
n11920 - 1980 MHz (Uplink)
2110 - 2170 MHz (Downlink)
Auctioned (August 2019)
n783400 - 3700 MHzAuctioned (August 2019)
n783700 - 3800 MHzUpcoming (Planned)
n25824.25 - 27.5 GHzUpcoming (Planned)

On 2 August 2019, the Bundesnetzagentur decided the allotment of the frequency blocks auctioned off in Mainz, Germany.

The spectrum auction in the 2 GHz and 3.6 GHz (n1 and n78) bands took place from March 19, 2019 to June 12, 2019. Four companies participated in the auction: Drillisch Netz AG, Telefónica Germany, Telekom Deutschland and Vodafone.

The 24.25 – 26.5 GHz range is proposed for 5G small cell and FWA applications with spectrum from 26.5 – 27.5 GHz proposed for local land-related applications.

See other 5G Spectrum Allocations in Europe.

See other 5G Spectrum Allocations Globally.