Peru

Information current as of 15 February 2019

What is the state of 5G deployment in Peru?

5G technology is currently not available in Peru. However, last year the Ministry of Transport and Communication enacted a regulation in order to rearrange the frequencies, as well as to establish a cap on them. Both measures are meant to prepare for the future implementation of 5G technology.

Which telcos and communications players are launching 5G services?

None are launching 5G services yet.

Are there any public tenders for spectrum licences?

No.

Has there been any comment on when there might be?

The Ministry of Transport and Communications is planning to launch the first tender, for the frequency band 2.5 GHz, in 2020.

What has the government said regarding spectrum licences for commercial use?

The Ministry of Transport and Communication's regulation established the existence of caps on the frequency 2.5 GHz, in order to allow the participation of different competitors, hence promoting competition.

Are the rules for 5G already drafted, and if so, what do they say?

No draft rules yet.

What are or would be the rules for granting competitors access to the new 5G networks, once they are deployed?

Currently there are no rules and the government has not indicated what the rules would be like.