Gazette Notice SLPB-005-17

Posted on August 4, 2017
Publication Date in Canada Gazette: August 19, 2017

Notice No. SLPB-005-17 — Consultation on a Technical, Policy and Licensing Framework for spectrum in the 600 MHz Band

Intent

The intent of this notice is to announce Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada's (ISED) initiation of a public consultation on a licensing framework for the auction of spectrum licences in the band 614-698 MHz (also known as the 600 MHz band), through the release of a document entitled Consultation on a Technical, Policy and Licensing Framework for Spectrum in the 600 MHz Band.

Submitting comments

To ensure consideration, parties should submit their comments no later than October 2, 2017. Respondents are asked to provide their comments in electronic format (Microsoft Word or Adobe PDF) to the following email address: ic.spectrumauctions-encheresduspectre.ic@canada.ca. Soon after the close of the comment period, all comments will be posted on ISED's Spectrum Management and Telecommunications Web site at http://www.ised.gc.ca/spectrum. All comments will be reviewed and considered by ISED in order to arrive at its decisions regarding the above-mentioned proposals.

ISED will also provide interested parties with the opportunity to reply to comments from other parties. Reply comments will be accepted until October 25, 2017.

Written submissions should be addressed to the Senior Director, Spectrum Licensing and Auction Operations, Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada, 235 Queen Street, 6th floor, Ottawa, Ontario K1A 0H5.

All submissions should cite the Canada Gazette, Part I, the publication date, the title and the notice reference number (SLPB-005-17).

Obtaining copies

Copies of this notice and of documents referred to herein are available electronically on the Spectrum Management and Telecommunications Web site at www.ic.gc.ca/spectrum.

Official versions of Canada Gazette notices can be viewed at www.gazette.gc.ca/rp-pr/p1/index-eng.html.

August 4, 2017

Aline Chevrier
Acting Senior Director
Spectrum Licensing Policy Branch

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