ARCHIVED—Gazette Notice No. DGRB-006-09
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Department of Industry
Posted on Industry Canada website: March 26, 2009
Publication Date in Canada Gazette: March 28, 2009
Notice No. DGRB-006-09 – Licensing Framework to Auction Spectrum in the Bands 849-851 MHz and 894-896 MHz for Air-Ground Services
This notice announces the release of the paper, entitled Licensing Framework to Auction Spectrum in the Bands 849-851 MHz and 894-896 MHz for Air-Ground Services, which initiates the licensing process for this spectrum by outlining the rules and requirements for the competitive bidding process, and by calling for completed application forms and financial deposits.
On October 28, 2006, Industry Canada issued Gazette Notice No. DGTP-011-06 entitled Consultation on Air-to-Ground Services in the Bands 849-851 MHz and 894-896 MHz. This notice sought comments on proposed changes to Industry Canada's policy on the use of the bands 849-851 MHz and 894-896 MHz for air-to-ground services. In response to the notice, comments were received from one interested party.
Further to this notice, on December 6, 2008, Industry Canada issued Gazette Notice No. DGRB-004-08 entitled Spectrum Utilization Policy and Consultation on a Framework to Auction Spectrum in the Bands 849-851 MHz and 894-896 MHz for Air-Ground Services. This notice announced the publication of decisions resulting from the above-mentioned consultation DGTP-011-06 and changes to Industry Canada's policy on the use of air-ground spectrum in these bands. It also consulted on the auction and licensing processes, on issues such as technical and operational considerations, and on licence conditions.
Copies of this notice and of documents referred to herein are available electronically on Industry Canada's Spectrum Management and Telecommunications Web site at http://www.ic.gc.ca/spectrum.
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Original signed on March 19, 2009
Michael D. Connolly
Broadcasting Regulatory Branch
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