Archived — Notice No. DGTP-009-96

Industry Canada

Radiocommunication Act

Call for Applications to Develop and Operate Direct Broadcast Satellite (DBS) Facilities in the 91° West Longitude Orbital Position to Serve Canadian Broadcasting Needs

This Notice announces the release of a paper entitled Call for Applications to Develop and Operate Direct Broadcast Satellite (DBS) Facilities in the 91° West Longitude Orbital Position to Serve Canadian Broadcasting Needs. The purpose of the paper is to promote the early deployment and operation of Canadian DBS facilities, to serve Canadian broadcasting needs in accordance with existing satellite policies, utilizing the 91° West Longitude DBS orbital position and associated frequency bands described in the paper. This Notice and the referenced paper invite detailed submissions from prospective satellite facility providers by the submission filing dates of December 16, 1996 and February 28, 1997, as may respectively be required of the applications under the provisions of said referenced paper.

Copies of these documents are also available from: 

Communications Branch
Industry Canada
235 Queen Street
Ottawa, Ontario K1A 0H6
Telephone 613-947-7466

and from the offices of Industry Canada at Moncton, Montreal, Toronto, Winnipeg and Vancouver.

Dated at Ottawa this 7th day of November, 1996.

L. Shaw
Director General
Telecommunications Policy Branch

J. Skora
Director General
Radiocommunication and Broadcasting Regulatory Branch

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