Annual report 2012

35. General authorisations and the rights of use for radio frequency and block numbers

Fixed line and mobile operations

The provision of the electronic communications network or the provision of electronic communication services is subject to a general authorisation. Prior to the commencement of the provision of public communication networks or services, notification must be given in writing to the Agency for Post and Electronic Communications (hereinafter: the Agency). An undertaking is not required to obtain an explicit decision or any other administrative act by the national regulatory authority before exercising the rights stemming from the authorisation.

In the past, Telekom Slovenije has issued notifications for the provision of the following electronic communication services:

  • public voice services in the fixed public telecommunications network,
  • voice services in the public mobile network,
  • international telecommunications services,
  • data transmission services, and 
  • domestic and international leased line services.

Pursuant to notification, an annual fee must be paid in the amount of EUR 992 thousand (2011: EUR 992 thousand). The amount of the fee to be paid is defined by a tariff in a general act of the Agency.

Telekom Slovenije also has to pay right-of-use fees for radio frequencies and block numbers. The right-of-use fee for radio frequencies for the accounting period amounted to EUR 743 thousand (2011: EUR 762 thousand), while the right-of-use fee for block numbers amounted to EUR 514 thousand (2011: EUR 514 thousand). The amount of the fees to be paid is defined by a tariff in a general act of the Agency. These costs are disclosed in the income statement under cost of services in the last item costs of other services (Note 6).


Mobile services

Concession agreement Starting date Period Concession fee
Concession agreement for telecommunication services with the use of the radio frequency spectrum in GSM mobile telephone services in radio frequency bands from 890 – 915 MHz and from 935 – 960 MHz by GSM standards. 2 April 1998 15 years EUR 9,863 thousand
Concession agreement for telecommunication services with the use of the radio frequency spectrum in GSM mobile telephony in the DCS1800 network 3 January 2001 15 years EUR 4,173 thousand
Concession agreement for telecommunication services with the use of the radio frequency spectrum in the mobile network system: UMTS/ITM-2000. 27 November 2001 15 years, extended until 21 September 2021 EUR 91,804 thousand