Deemed Transfer and Subsequent Transfer of Spectrum Licences Held by Vidéotron S.E.N.C. to Vidéotron ltée

Deemed transfer and licence transfer decision

Application

1.  On July 20, 2017, Innovation Science and Economic Development Canada (ISED) received an application for the deemed transfer of Vidéotron S.E.N.C. commercial mobile spectrum licences as a result of a proposed internal reorganization and the subsequent transfer of these licences to Vidéotron ltée. The licences are described in annex A.

2.  The application was reviewed under the relevant provisions of Client Procedures Circular CPC-2-1-23, Licensing Procedure for Spectrum Licences for Terrestrial Services.

3.  Capitalized terms not defined in this decision have the meaning set out in CPC-2-1-23.

Decision

4.  The Deemed Transfer and subsequent Transfer of Licences from Vidéotron S.E.N.C. to Vidéotron ltée are approved.

Rationale

5.  The application was assessed against the policy objectives and criteria set out in section 5.6 of CPC-2-1-23.

6.  ISED notes that the Deemed Transfer and Transfer of Licence were made in the context of an internal reorganization and will not result in any change in spectrum concentration.

7.  ISED has determined that the requested transfers will not impact the ability of existing or future competitors to provide services in the affected licence areas.

Annex A

Licences to be transferred from Vidéotron S.E.N.C. to Vidéotron ltée
Licence Expiry date Area Area description Lower frequency range (MHz) Upper frequency range (MHz) Service
010282157-001 22/12/2018 2-005 Southern Quebec 1730 1735 2130 2135 AWS
010282261-001 22/12/2018 3-010 Chicoutimi-Jonquière 1735 1740 2135 2140 AWS
010282263-001 22/12/2018 3-014 Upper Outaouais 1735 1740 2135 2140 AWS
010282471-001 22/12/2018 3-008 Bas du fleuve/Gaspésie 1735 1740 2135 2140 AWS
010282625-001 22/12/2018 3-013 Montréal 1735 1740 2135 2140 AWS
010283091-001 22/12/2018 2-004 Eastern Quebec 1720 1730 2120 2130 AWS
010283093-001 22/12/2018 2-007 Northern Quebec 1720 1730 2120 2130 AWS
010283275-001 22/12/2018 2-004 Eastern Quebec 1730 1735 2130 2135 AWS
010283277-001 22/12/2018 2-007 Northern Quebec 1730 1735 2130 2135 AWS
010283577-001 22/12/2018 2-005 Southern Quebec 1720 1730 2120 2130 AWS
010283579-001 22/12/2018 2-006 Eastern Ontario and Outaouais 1720 1730 2120 2130 AWS
010283581-001 22/12/2018 3-011 Eastern Townships 1735 1740 2135 2140 AWS
010283583-001 22/12/2018 3-012 Trois-Rivières 1735 1740 2135 2140 AWS
010283585-001 22/12/2018 3-017 Abitibi 1735 1740 2135 2140 AWS
010283587-001 22/12/2018 3-011 Eastern Townships 1740 1745 2140 2145 AWS
010283853-001 22/12/2018 3-009 Quebec 1735 1740 2135 2140 AWS
010288163-001 21/12/2018 3-009 Quebec 1710 1720 2110 2120 AWS
010288165-001 21/12/2018 3-013 Montréal 1710 1720 2110 2120 AWS
010288167-001 21/12/2018 3-017 Abitibi 1710 1720 2110 2120 AWS
010288339-001 21/12/2018 3-008 Bas du fleuve/Gaspésie 1710 1720 2110 2120 AWS
010288341-001 21/12/2018 3-014 Upper Outaouais 1710 1720 2110 2120 AWS
010288343-001 21/12/2018 3-015 Ottawa 1710 1720 2110 2120 AWS
010288373-001 21/12/2018 3-012 Trois-Rivières 1710 1720 2110 2120 AWS
010288661-001 21/12/2018 3-011 Eastern Townships 1710 1720 2110 2120 AWS
010288861-001 21/12/2018 3-010 Chicoutimi-Jonquière 1710 1720 2110 2120 AWS
010288863-001 21/12/2018 3-016 Pembroke 1710 1720 2110 2120 AWS
010282453-001 02/04/2034 2-004 Eastern Quebec 746 751 777 782 MBS
010284007-001 02/04/2034 2-005 Southern Quebec 746 751 777 782 MBS
010284009-001 02/04/2034 2-006 Eastern Ontario and Outaouais 746 751 777 782 MBS
010284011-001 02/04/2034 2-007 Northern Quebec 746 751 777 782 MBS
010691194-001 02/04/2034 2-004 Eastern Quebec 728 734 698 704 MBS
010691208-001 02/04/2034 2-005 Southern Quebec 728 734 698 704 MBS
010691209-001 02/04/2034 2-006 Eastern Ontario and Outaouais 728 734 698 704 MBS
010691211-001 02/04/2034 2-004 Eastern Quebec 734 740 704 710 MBS
010691219-001 02/04/2034 2-005 Southern Quebec 734 740 704 710 MBS
010691221-001 02/04/2034 2-006 Eastern Ontario and Outaouais 734 740 704 710 MBS
010691224-001 02/04/2034 2-007 Northern Quebec 740 746 710 716 MBS
010282319-001 20/04/2035 2-006 Eastern Ontario and Outaouais 1755 1770 2155 2170 AWS-3
010282927-001 20/04/2035 2-007 Northern Quebec 1755 1770 2155 2170 AWS-3
010283939-001 20/04/2035 2-004 Eastern Quebec 1755 1770 2155 2170 AWS-3
010283941-001 20/04/2035 2-005 Southern Quebec 1755 1770 2155 2170 AWS-3
010282443-001 23/06/2035 3-008 Bas du fleuve/Gaspésie 2540 2550 2660 2670 BRS
010282445-001 23/06/2035 3-015 Ottawa 2540 2550 2660 2670 BRS
010282751-001 23/06/2035 3-012 Trois-Rivières 2540 2550 2660 2670 BRS
010282753-001 23/06/2035 3-014 Upper Outaouais 2520 2530 2640 2650 BRS
010282755-001 23/06/2035 3-017 Abitibi 2520 2530 2640 2650 BRS
010282969-001 23/06/2035 3-009 Quebec 2540 2550 2660 2670 BRS
010282971-001 23/06/2035 3-010 Chicoutimi-Jonquière 2530 2540 2650 2660 BRS
010283219-001 23/06/2035 3-011 Eastern Townships 2520 2530 2640 2650 BRS
010283221-001 23/06/2035 3-017 Abitibi 2530 2540 2650 2660 BRS
010283981-001 23/06/2035 3-010 Chicoutimi-Jonquière 2520 2530 2640 2650 BRS
010283983-001 23/06/2035 3-011 Eastern Townships 2530 2540 2650 2660 BRS
010283985-001 23/06/2035 3-013 Montréal 2540 2550 2660 2670 BRS
010283987-001 23/06/2035 3-014 Upper Outaouais 2530 2540 2650 2660 BRS
010283989-001 23/06/2035 3-016 Pembroke 2560 2570 2680 2690 BRS
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