Auction of Residual Spectrum Licences in the 700 MHz, 2500 MHz, 2300 MHz and PCS-G Bands – Final Results

Updated: June 29, 2018

Final Licence Winners
Licence Winners # of Licences Won Price Total Population Covered
Cogeco Connexion Inc. 23 $24,306,308 5,414,935
Écotel Inc. 8 $1,244,894 1,050,730
Freedom Mobile Inc. 11 $8,642,040 2,536,175
Iris Technologies Inc. 1 $100,607 35,928
TELUS Communications Inc. 2 $907,000 1,524,045
Xplornet Communications Inc. 16 $8,235,473 7,497,583

 

700 MHz Final Results
Tier Number Service Area Block C1
10 MHz
Price
4-170 Yukon Iris $100,607
4-171 Nunavut Écotel $60,750
4-172 Northwest Territories Écotel $76,750


2500 MHz Final Results
Tier Number Service Area Block MHz Licence Winners Price
3-020 Kingston A 20 MHz Cogeco  
3-050 Kootenays A 20 MHz Freedom  
3-054 Nanaimo A 20 MHz Freedom  
3-055 Courtenay A 20 MHz Freedom  
3-056 Thompson/Cariboo A 20 MHz Freedom  
3-057 Prince George A 20 MHz Freedom  
3-058 Dawson Creek A 20 MHz Freedom  
3-027 Guelph/Kitchener G 20 MHz Cogeco  
3-029 Niagara-St. Catharines G 20 MHz Cogeco  
3-030 London/Woodstock/ St. Thomas G 20 MHz Cogeco  
3-051 Okanagan/Columbia G 20 MHz ISED  
3-053 Victoria G 20 MHz Cogeco  
3-001 Newfoundland and Labrador H 10 MHz Xplornet  
3-002 Prince Edward Island H 10 MHz Xplornet  
3-003 Mainland Nova Scotia H 10 MHz Xplornet  
3-004 Cape Breton H 10 MHz Xplornet  
3-005 Southern New Brunswick H 10 MHz Xplornet  
3-006 Western New Brunswick H 10 MHz Xplornet  
3-007 Eastern New Brunswick H 10 MHz Xplornet  
3-010 Chicoutimi-Jonquière H 10 MHz Cogeco  
3-011 Eastern Townships H 10 MHz Cogeco  
3-014 Upper Outaouais H 10 MHz Cogeco  
3-016 Pembroke H 10 MHz Cogeco  
3-017 Abitibi H 10 MHz Écotel  
3-018 Cornwall H 10 MHz Cogeco  
3-019 Brockville H 10 MHz Cogeco  
3-020 Kingston H 10 MHz Cogeco  
3-021 Belleville H 10 MHz Cogeco  
3-022 Cobourg H 10 MHz Cogeco  
3-023 Peterborough H 10 MHz Cogeco  
3-024 Huntsville H 10 MHz Cogeco  
3-028 Listowel/Goderich/Stratford H 10 MHz Cogeco  
3-031 Chatham H 10 MHz Cogeco  
3-032 Windsor/Leamington H 10 MHz Cogeco  
3-033 Strathroy H 10 MHz Cogeco  
3-034 North Bay H 10 MHz Cogeco  
3-035 Sault Ste. Marie H 10 MHz ISED  
3-036 Sudbury H 10 MHz Écotel  
3-037 Kirkland Lake H 10 MHz Écotel  
3-038 Thunder Bay H 10 MHz Écotel  
3-044 Edmonton-Makaoo, AB **  (3-44-007) H 10 MHz Xplornet  
3-045 Medicine Hat /Brooks H 10 MHz Xplornet  
3-046 Lethbridge H 10 MHz Xplornet  
3-047 Calgary H 10 MHz Xplornet  
3-048 Red Deer H 10 MHz Xplornet  
3-049 Grande Prairie H 10 MHz Xplornet  
3-050 Kootenays H 10 MHz Freedom  
3-054 Nanaimo H 10 MHz Freedom  
3-055 Courtenay H 10 MHz Freedom  
3-056 Thompson/Cariboo H 10 MHz Freedom  
3-057 Prince George H 10 MHz Écotel  
3-058 Dawson Creek H 10 MHz Écotel  
4-170 Yukon H 10 MHz ISED  
3-044 Edmonton I1/I2 25 MHz* Freedom  
4-170 Yukon I1/I2 25 MHz* ISED  
4-171 Nunavut I1/I2 25 MHz* ISED  
4-172 Northwest Territories I1/I2 25 MHz* ISED  
3-039 Winnipeg I2 15 MHz* ISED  
3-040 Brandon I2 15 MHz* ISED  
3-041 Regina I2 15 MHz* Xplornet  
3-042 Moose Jaw I2 15 MHz* Xplornet  
3-043 Saskatoon I2 15 MHz* Xplornet  
Total Price***       $41,246,215

* Includes restricted band.

** 3-044-007 is a combination of Tier 3-044 and the Alberta portion of Tier 3-043.

*** Prices for individual licences are not provided due to the combinatorial auction format.

 

2300 MHz Final Results
Tier Number Service Area Block A
30 MHz
Price
4-065 Port-Cartier/Sept-Îles Cogeco $423,000
4-092 Sarnia * (4-092-002) Cogeco $622,000
4-119 Estevan ISED   
4-171 Nunavut ISED
* 4-092-002 is a subdivision of Tier 4-092 and includes Sarnia, Forest and the immediate vicinity.

 

PCS-G Final Results
Tier Number Service Area Block G 10 MHz Price
2-003 New Brunswick TELUS $455,000
2-009 Northern Ontario TELUS $452,000
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