Public Notice — RuralCom Corporation

Radiocommunication Act

Intent

Notice is hereby given that Industry Canada has received a bona fide letter of intent from RuralCom Corporation for the implementation and operation of a cellular radio system to provide mobile and fixed wireless services along Highway 97 (BC) and Highway 1 (YT) north of Wonowon, BC to Beaver Creek, YT. This proposal requests the entire cellular frequency "sub-band A" (824-835 MHz and 845-846.5 MHz paired with 869-880 MHz and 890-891.5 MHz).

This bona fide letter of intent has been submitted for a radio authorization in accordance with the process outlined in Industry Canada's "Policy for the Provision of Cellular Service by New Parties" (RP-019), published March 12, 1998 in the Canada Gazette under Notice DGTP-005-98.

Examination of Proposal

Copies of the letter of intent and coverage area map are available for public viewing, for a period of two months, at Industry Canada's Pacific Regional Office, Spectrum Management, 13401 108th Avenue, 17th Floor, Surrey, British Columbia. This notice and the letter of intent, including the coverage area map are available on the Internet at http://www.ic.gc.ca/radiocom under "Cellular Services / New Party Cellular Services".

Invitation for Proposals

Any other potential service provider may file with Industry Canada a bona fide letter of intent outlining proposals to offer specified services in the cellular frequency band for a portion or all of the proposed geographical area on or before August 11, 2007. Letters of intent should be addressed to Industry Canada, Pacific Regional Office 1700 - 13401 108th Avenue, Surrey, British Columbia V3T 5V6>. Submissions received after the closing date will not be given consideration.

For more information, contact:

Doug Shorter
A/Manager,
Spectrum and Telecom Pacific Regional Office
Telephone:(604) 930-8691 ext 124
Facsimile: (604) 666-5473
E-mail: vancouver.district@ic.gc.ca

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