Licensing Framework for Broadband Radio Service (BRS) — 2500 MHz Band

Posted on Industry Canada website: January 10, 2014

Updated on February 13, 2015

Table of Key Dates
Events Time Frames*
* Items and time frames may be updated from time to time.
Publication of SLPB-001-14, Licensing Framework for Broadband Radio Service (BRS) — 2500 MHz Band January 10, 2014
Deadline for applications to transfer 2500 MHz licences or to return licences to Industry Canada in order to increase eligibility for the auction March 11, 2014
Deadline for receipt of clarification questions April 28, 2014
Publication of responses to clarification questions August 18, 2014
Deadline for receipt of applications to participate in the auction and 100% of the pre-auction financial deposits By 12:00 noon on January 30, 2015
Publication of list of applicants, beneficial ownership and associated entities information Within four business days following the application deadline
Publication of final list of qualified bidders February 13, 2015
Mail-out packages sent to qualified bidders February 13-19, 2015
Information session for qualified bidders February 26, 2015
Qualified bidders are given access to a stand-alone winner and price determination tool February 26, 2015
Mock auctions for qualified bidders (up to three separate sessions) Start March 9, 2015
Auction start – opening of bidding April 14, 2015
Cessation of bidding Unknown
Announcement and publication of provisional licence winners Within five days following cessation of bidding
Submission of ownership and control documentation (where applicable) 10 business days following the publication of provisional licence winners
Initial payment (20% of total final payment) 10 business days following the publication of provisional licence winners
Final payment (80% of total final payment) 30 business days following the publication of provisional licence winners
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