The six candidates interested in participating in the bid organized by ANC include Asesoft International, Comcore Management, Cosmote Romanian Mobile Telecommunications, Media Sat, RCS&RDS and Vodafone Romania.

“We will know which companies are the most interested in these licenses on February 5, 2009, the deadline for bid submission. Although ANC will check if the terms of the licenses have been observed in September 1, 2010, I hope Romanians will benefit of the high-speed wireless communications services by the end of 2009,” said Liviu Nistoran, chairman of ANC.

The round of bidding will take place on February 6, 2009 at the head office of ANC, following to designate winners before March 9, 2009. The contests can be submitted in March 10-16 2009.

The submitted bids will be reviewed according to the following criteria: financial capabilities, commercial feasibility, specialization and experience, technical feasibility and required coverage.