Archived—Licences Available for Fourth Assessment Date

June 16, 2006

The current listing of all available PCS spectrum can be found on the Spectrum Management and Telecommunications Web site, at http://www.ic.gc.ca/eic/site/smt-gst.nsf/eng/h_sf02092.html, and will be updated following the completion of each assessment period identified in Gazette Notice DGRB-002-05 — Available Personal Communications Services (PCS) Spectrum in the 2 GHz Frequency Range, at http://www.ic.gc.ca/eic/site/smt-gst.nsf/eng/sf08430.html.

A description of each service area can be found under the Service Areas for Competitive Licensing, at http://www.ic.gc.ca/eic/site/smt-gst.nsf/eng/h_sf01627.html. New service area maps will be posted shortly.

Area Descriptive Name Popula-
tion
Fre-
quency
Spec-
trum
Block
MHz Rate Annual Fee *
Atlantic Region
2-01 Newfoundland and Labrador 513 283 G PCS D 10 0.03512361 $180,284
Quebec Region
2-07 Northern Quebec 187 081 B PCS C2 10 0.03512361 $65,710
2-07 Northern Quebec 187 081 C PCS C3 10 0.03512361 $65,710
2-07 Northern Quebec 187 081 D PCS E 10 0.03512361 $65,710
TEL-02 Sept-Îles and Gaspésie, Beauce, Saint-Georges, Sainte-Clotilde-de-Beauce 515 661 F PCS B3 10 0.03512361 $181,119
TEL-58 Abitibi and James Bay 182 455 G PCS D 10 0.03512361 $64,085
TEL-60 Nunavik 9 780 ** PCS C1 5 0.03512361 $1,718
TEL-61 Abitibi, Chibougamau and James Bay 177 301 A PCS C1 10 0.03512361 $62,275
Ontario Region
TEL-20 North-Eastern Ontario 109 185 G PCS D 10 0.03512361 $38,350
TEL-23 Cochrane 6 348 G PCS D 10 0.03512361 $2,230
TEL-26 Kenora 11 812 G PCS D 10 0.03512361 $4,149
TEL-37 Moosonee, Iroquois Falls, Marten River, Temagami 4 171 G PCS D 10 0.03512361 $1,465
Prairie and Northern Region
2-14 Yukon, N.W.T., Nunavut 92 707 *** PCS C1 5 0.03512361 $16,281
2-14 Yukon, N.W.T., Nunavut 92 707 B PCS C2 10 0.03512361 $32,562
2-14 Yukon, N.W.T., Nunavut 92 707 C PCS C3 10 0.03512361 $32,562
2-14 Yukon, N.W.T., Nunavut 92 707 D PCS E 10 0.03512361 $32,562
2-14 Yukon, N.W.T., Nunavut 92 707 G PCS D 10 0.03512361 $32,562

Notes: 

* The minimum yearly fee is $1,000. If the licence is issued after April, it will be prorated starting the month of issue.

** Only the 1897.5-1900/1977.5-1980 MHz portion of block C1 is available in service area TEL-60.

*** Only the 1897.5-1900/1977.5-1980 MHz portion of block C1 is available in service area 2-14.

Frequency A: Block C1 1895-1900/1975-1980 MHz

Frequency B: Block C2 1900-1905/1980-1985 MHz

Frequency C: Block C3 1905-1910/1985-1990 MHz

Frequency D: Block E 1885-1890/1965-1970 MHz

Frequency F: Block B3 1880-1985/1960-1965 MHz

Frequency G: Block D 1865-1870/1945-1950 MHz

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