Serbia

Information current as of 21 June 2019

What is the state of 5G deployment in Serbia?

5G technology is not available in Serbia. However, telecom operators have begun testing 5G technology, and Telenor recently launched the first 5G base station for non-commercial testing purposes.

Which telcos and communications players are launching 5G services?

None of them are launching 5G services yet.

Are there any public tenders for spectrum licences?

No.

Has there been any comment on when there might be?

Yes. The Serbian Agency for Electronic Communications and Postal Services (RATEL) announced that the auction for the 5G range will be launched in 2020.

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

No rules have been drafted 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 cover.