Gazette Notice SMSE-002-12

Notice No. SMSE-002-12Policy and Technical Framework: Mobile Broadband Services (MBS) – 700 MHz Band, Broadband Radio Service (BRS) – 2500 MHz Band

Intent

This notice announces the release of the document entitled Policy and Technical Framework: Mobile Broadband Services (MBS) – 700 MHz Band, Broadband Radio Service (BRS) – 2500 MHz Band, which sets out Industry Canada's general policy decisions for both the band 698-806 MHz (known as the 700 MHz band) and the band 2500-2690 MHz (known as the 2500 MHz band), specific decisions for the 700 MHz and 2500 MHz bands; and Industry Canada's determination with respect to auction timing for both of the bands.

This document is the result of the consultation processes undertaken in Canada Gazette notice SMSE-018-10Consultation on a Policy and Technical Framework for the 700 MHz Band and Aspects Related to Commercial Mobile Spectrum, and Canada Gazette notice SMSE-005-11Decisions on a Band Plan for Broadband Radio Service (BRS) and Consultation on a Policy and Technical Framework to License Spectrum in the Band 2500-2690 MHz.

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 www.ic.gc.ca/spectrum.

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Original signed on March 14, 2012

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MARC DUPUIS
Director General
Engineering, Planning and Standards Branch

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FIONA GILFILLAN
Director General
Spectrum Management Operations Branch

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PAMELA MILLER
Director General
Telecommunications Policy Branch