Saturday, 24 June 2017

Canada raises C$2.1bn from AWS-3 auction

By Nick Wood, Total Telecom
Friday 06 March 15

Wind celebrates after winning LTE spectrum while Rogers misses out; Mobilicity reportedly pulled out after funding fell through.

Canada's Wind Mobile was celebrating on Friday after the operator won LTE frequencies in the government's AWS-3 auction. Incumbent Bell Mobility, Eastlink, Telus, and Videotron also all won licences in a process that raised C$2.1 billion for the government. One of Canada's biggest telcos, Rogers Communications, failed to win any spectrum at all. 50 MHz of spectrum in the 1755…

Canada's Wind Mobile was celebrating on Friday after the operator won LTE frequencies in the government's AWS-3 auction. Incumbent Bell Mobility, Eastlink, Telus, and Videotron also all won licences in a process that raised C$2.1 billion for the government. One of Canada's biggest telcos, Rogers Communications, failed to win any spectrum at all. 50 MHz of spectrum in the 1755…

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