Slovakia

Geographic Region (ITU/UN)

ISO 3166 Code

SK

M49 Code

703

MCC

231

ITU Member

Yes

ITU-R Region

Overview

Slovakia (Slovensko), officially the Slovak Republic, is a landlocked country in Central Europe. It is bordered by the Czech Republic and Austria to the west, Poland to the north, Ukraine to the east, and Hungary to the south.

Slovakia is a member of the ITU and as such follows radio frequency harmonisation principles according to ITU-R Region-1. The regulatory body governing communications policy is the Ministry of Transport and Construction, and the Regulatory Authority for Electronic Communications and Postal Services is charged with regulating the country's radio frequency spectrum activities such as planning, allocations, and licencing.

National Mobile Network Operators

There are 1 mobile network operators servicing this region.

3G: N/A
4G: Active
5G: Trialling
IoT: N/A

Hardware Manufacturers

There are 1 hardware manufacturers operating in this region.

News & Developments

The future of telecommunications has arrived in Slovakia. The first public 5G video call in the history of the country was made today in the mobile operator network 4ka. Today, journalists in the heart of Slovakia, in Banská Bystrica, were the first to test how a fifth-generation network works.

The Office for the Regulation of Electronic Communications and Postal Services (RÚ) has published in its Journal and at its web site a call for tenders for the issue of individual licenses for the use of frequencies from the 1800 MHz frequency band by electronic auction. In this ten