Auction of Spectrum Licences in the 3500 MHz Band

NOTE: The auction process is postponed by six months due to the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic. This will allow the telecommunications industry to maintain its focus on providing critical services to Canadians in response to the pandemic. A revised Table of Key Dates is outlined below.

Policy and Licensing

Backgrounder — 3500 MHz band spectrum auction

Policy and Licensing Framework for Spectrum in the 3500 MHz Band

Consultation on a Policy and Licensing Framework for Spectrum in the 3500 MHz Band (June 2019)

Decision on Revisions to the 3500 MHz Band to Accommodate Flexible Use and Preliminary Decisions on Changes to the 3800 MHz Band (June 2019)

Consultation on Revisions to the 3500 MHz Band to Accommodate Flexible Use and Preliminary Consultation on Changes to the 3800 MHz Band (June 2018)

Decisions Regarding Policy Changes in the 3500 MHz Band (3475–3650 MHz) and a New Licensing Process (December 2014)

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