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Radiocommunication Act

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Notice No. DGRB-007-09 – Licensing Framework for the Auction of Residual Spectrum Licences in the 2300 MHz and 3500 MHz Bands

This notice announces the release of the paper entitled Licensing Framework for the Auction of Residual Spectrum Licences in the 2300 MHz and 3500 MHz Bands, which continues the licensing process for this spectrum by outlining the rules and requirements for this phase of the competitive bidding process, and by calling for completed application forms and financial deposits.

This spectrum has been the subject of prior auctions in which 842 licences were awarded for a total of $68.7 million. Not all available licences received bids. Ten licences remain and will be made available through this auction. Licences are available in southern Quebec (La Tuque), northern Quebec (Chibougamau (two) and La Sarre), eastern Quebec (Mont-Laurier/Maniwaki), southern Ontario (Strathroy), northern Ontario (Fort Frances), Manitoba (Creighton/Flin Flon and Thompson) and in Nunavut.

Obtaining copies

Copies of this notice and of documents referred to herein are available electronically on Industry Canada's Spectrum Management and Telecommunications Web site at

Official versions of Canada Gazette notices can be viewed at Printed copies of the Canada Gazette can be ordered by telephoning the sales counter of Canadian Government Publishing at 613-941-5995 or 1-800-635-7943.

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Michael D. Connolly
Director General
Radiocommunications and Broadcasting Regulatory Branch