The GOC confirmed that the pre-bid requisites are ready for the tender to choose the investment bank that will structure the process. According to Alexandra Falla, a member of the board of the ANTV (http://www.antv.gov.co/), the schedule provides that the firm would be defined by the end of 2012. “The schedule indicates that the firm will take four to five months to present their study. Then would start the bidding according to their results,” she said. The value of the contract will approximately exceeds USD $ 2.6 billion dollars.
According to ANTV, the process is the result of the content of the FTA with the United States. Therefore, the company also anticipates a new bidding processes to deliver new licenses in the pay television segment, which will be awarded in the month of October.