Sunday, 04 December 2016

Canada again reserves spectrum for new entrants at 2015 auction

By Mary Lennighan, Total Telecom
Tuesday 08 July 14

Ottawa to sell off AWS-3 spectrum before April 2015 2.5-GHz sale; rules favour Mobilicity, Wind Mobile.

The Canadian government is continuing in its quest to attract new players to the country's mobile market by once again reserving spectrum for new entrants at an upcoming auction. Industry Canada on Monday published the government's initial plans for the auction of AWS-3 frequencies early next year. These include reserving a 30-MHz block of spectrum for newcomers – a total of 50 MHz will be up for grabs - and strict provisions on the transfer of spectrum between operators…

The Canadian government is continuing in its quest to attract new players to the country's mobile market by once again reserving spectrum for new entrants at an upcoming auction. Industry Canada on Monday published the government's initial plans for the auction of AWS-3 frequencies early next year. These include reserving a 30-MHz block of spectrum for newcomers – a total of 50 MHz will be up for grabs - and strict provisions on the transfer of spectrum between operators…

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