Peru has recently held a public tender to assign a total of 88 frequencies (73 FM and 15 AM). But only 43 frequencies were awarded by the Ministry of Transport and Communications (MTC).
The city that had the most applicants was Espinar in Cusco, where 13 bidders competed for 5 frequencies; In Arequipa, for the town of Caylloma, 10 bidders participated for a single frequency.
The highest amount offered was for a frequency in the town of Caylloma – Chivay de Arequipa for an AM frequency, where the bidder offered S/101,100 soles (approx. £22000) for the 1530kHz frequency. Two other MW frequencies were won, 910kHz (Huancavelica) and 950kHz (Ayacucho)
The second public tender for AM and FM Radio frequencies is currently in process for 59 FM frequencies and 6 AM frequencies in different regions of the country.
More information: https://www.perutvradios.com/index.php/item/380-mtc-otorga-43-frecuenciasde-radio-am-y-fm-via-concurso-publico
Steve Whitt, Medium Wave News January (2023-01-03)