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2300 & 3500 MHz Auction February 9, 2004 to February 16, 2004

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2004-02-16, 14:50    Thank you for participating in the 2300 MHz and 3500 MHz spectrum auction. The auction is now closed. Should you have any comments or concerns, please contact the Auction Manager, Rosamond Bain, at 613-990-4736.

2004-02-16, 13:20 Round  20   No new bids were received during round 19. The auction will close unless a pro-active waiver is submitted. A bidder must call 1-877-411-4550 before 14:30 to submit a pro-active waiver. If a pro-active waiver is received by that time, bidding will recommence at 15:00 2004-02-16.

2004-02-13, 12:30 Round  15   The bid increments will be changed beginning with round 16 at 15:00 on 2004-02-13. The percentage bid increment will be 10 percent and the new absolute increment will be $150/point.

2004-02-12, 11:30 Round  10   The bid increments will be changed beginning with round 11 at 13:00 on 2004-02-12. The new percentage bid increment will continue to be 5 percent and the new absolute increment will be $0/point.

2004-02-11, 15:00 round 8    The auction will move to stage 3 beginning with round 9 on 2004-02-12, 09:00. The percentage bid increment will be 5 percent and the absolute increment will be $150/point. The activity rule will be 100 percent. In a round, bidders must be active on licences covering 100 percent of their total eligibility points in order to maintain that level of eligibility points in the following round.

2004-02-11, 13:00 round 7    The Department is considering moving to Stage 3 at the start of Round 9 2004-02-12, 9:00. The percentage bid increment will be 5 percent and the absolute increment will be $150/point. The activity rule will be 100 percent. In a round, bidders must be active on licences covering 100 percent of their total eligibility points in order to maintain that level of eligibility points in the following round.

2004-02-10, 13:00 round 4    The auction will move to stage 2 beginning with round 5 on 2004-02-11, 09:00. The percentage bid increment will be 10 percent and the absolute increment will be $150/point. The activity rule will be 85 percent. In a round, bidders must be active on licences covering 85 percent of their total eligibility points in order to maintain that level of eligibility points in the following round.

2004-02-09, 16:00 round 3    The Department is considering moving to Stage 2 at the start of Round 4 2004-02-10, 13:00. The percentage bid increment will be 10 percent and the absolute increment will be $150/point. The activity rule will be 85 percent. In a round, bidders must be active on licences covering 85 percent of their total eligibility points in order to maintain that level of eligibility points in the following round.

2004-02-09, 16:00   Proposed Schedule for week of February 16, 2004: The proposed schedule for the week of February 16, 2004 is now available on http://agora.ic.gc.ca.

2004-02-09, 9:00    Welcome to the Auction of Spectrum Licences in the 2300 MHz and 3500 MHz Bands.

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