Archived—Phase Two of the Residual Licence Auction (2300 MHz and 3500 MHz): Fact Sheet

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Auction ID 04
Licences 457 spectrum licences in 172 service areas across the country
Spectrum Block D/H (Auction Label D):
3475-3500 MHz and 3575-3600 MHz

Block E/J (Auction Label E):
3500-3525 MHz and 3600-3625 MHz

Block F/K (Auction Label F):
3525-3550 MHz and 3625-3650  MHz

Block G (Auction Label G):
3550-3575 MHz

Block W (Auction Label W):
2305-2320 MHz and 2345-2360 MHz

Bandwidth one 15+15 MHz licence in the 2300 MHz band; three 25+25 MHz licences and one 25 MHz licence in the 3500 MHz band

Access to spectrum in the 2300 MHz and 3500 MHz will enable carriers to extend and enhance wireless broadband access and services in both rural and urban areas throughout Canada.

  PHASE 1 PHASE 2 TOTAL
Auction Date August 23, 2004 -
August 30, 2004
January 10, 2005 -
January 27, 2005
 
Number of Rounds N/A 75 75
Number of Bidding Days N/A 14 14
Qualified Bidders 25 24 25
Winning Bidders 10 bidders won 144 licences 12 bidders won 306 licences 15 bidders won 450 licences
Total Winning Bids $876,250 $56,651,215 $57,527,465
Penalties Bell Canada
(Spectrum Aggregation)
$180,000
ABC Allen Business Communications Ltd. (Spectrum Aggregation)
$10,000

Lyon Wireless Inc. (Withdrawal)
$7,700