ARCHIVED—Gazette Notice No. DGRB-002-09
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Department of Industry
Posted on Industry Canada website: March 25, 2009
Publication Date in Canada Gazette: March 28, 2009
Gazette Notice DGRB-002-09 – Consultation on the Renewal of Cellular and Personal Communications Services (PCS) Spectrum Licences
- Reply Comments
July 8, 2009
- Comments Received
June 2, 2009
- Gazette Notice DGRB-009-09 – Extension to the Comment Period: Consultation on the Renewal of Cellular and Personal Communications Services (PCS) Spectrum Licences
April 16, 2009
This notice announces the release of the above-mentioned consultation, which discusses the renewal of cellular and PCS licences that expire on March 31, 2011. The decisions made as a result of this consultation will also apply to cellular and PCS licences that expire after this date.
The Department is seeking comments on its proposal to renew licences and the licence conditions that would apply to new and renewed cellular and PCS licences. Industry Canada will also undertake a formal study to assess the current market value of these spectrum licences, and will launch a separate consultation in the coming months that will seek comments on a proposed fee.
Respondents are requested to provide their comments in electronic format (XHTML, WordPerfect, Microsoft Word or Adobe PDF) to the following e-mail address: email@example.com.
Written submissions should be addressed to the Director, Spectrum Management Operations, Industry Canada, 300 Slater Street, Ottawa, Ontario, K1A 0C8.
All submissions should cite the Canada Gazette, Part I, the publication date, the title and notice reference number DGRB-002-09. Parties should submit their comments no later than April 30, 2009, to ensure consideration. Soon after the close of the comment period, all comments received will be posted on Industry Canada's Spectrum Management and Telecommunications Web site at http://www.ic.gc.ca/spectrum.
The Department will also provide interested parties with the opportunity to reply to comments from other parties. Reply comments will be accepted until June 1, 2009.
Copies of this notice and documents referred to herein are available electronically on the Spectrum Management and Telecommunications Web site at http://www.ic.gc.ca/spectrum.
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Original signed on March 23, 2009
Michael D. Connolly
Broadcasting Regulatory Branch
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