Posted on June 6, 2018
Publication Date in Canada Gazette: June 16, 2018
Notice No. SLPB-005-18 — Addendum to the Consultation on Releasing Millimetre Wave Spectrum to Support 5G
The intent of this notice is to announce an addendum to SLPB-001-17, Consultation on Releasing Millimetre Wave Spectrum to Support 5G (the mmWave Consultation), published in June 2017. Through the release of SLPB-005-18, Addendum to the Consultation on Releasing Millimetre Wave Spectrum to Support 5G, Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada (ISED) is hereby initiating a consultation on releasing millimetre wave (mmWave) spectrum in the 26.5–27.5 GHz frequency band (26 GHz band), in addition to the bands identified in the initial mmWave Consultation, to support the deployment of advanced communication systems, such as 5th generation (5G) wireless networks and systems.
To ensure consideration, parties should submit their comments no later than July 5, 2018. Respondents are asked to provide their comments in electronic format (Microsoft Word or Adobe PDF) by email. Soon after the close of the comment period, all comments will be posted on ISED’s Spectrum Management and Telecommunications website. ISED will review and consider all comments 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 July 31, 2018.
Paper submissions should be mailed to the following address:
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 reference number (SLPB-005-18) of this notice.
Copies of this notice and of documents referred to herein are available electronically on ISED’s Spectrum Management and Telecommunications website.
Official versions of notices can be viewed on the Canada Gazette website.
June 6, 2018
Spectrum Licensing Policy Branch