Czech Republic Telecommunications Q1 2020
We retain the view that mobile broadband services and cellular innovation will continue to drive the Czech telecomsmarket. New bundle combinations and bigger data allowances will boost mobile growth, especially LTE take-up. Vodafone isincreasing its footprint in the Czech market with a view to becoming a stronger converged player by acquiring Liberty Global's cableassets. The deal has finally been approved by the European Commission in July 2019 and the purchase was finalised at thebeginning of August 2019. Operators are preparing for the evolution towards 5G and four companies won spectrum which can beused in future 5G deployments in a mid-2017 auction. Another auction to allocate frequencies for 5G use in the 700MHz and3400-3600MHz bands will be held in the coming quarters. Wireline investments in VDSL and fibre are on the rise and demand forhigh-speed services, including LTE-based fixed wireless broadband, and should generate some growth in the fixed broadband sector.
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