Gazette Notice SLPB-004-18

Posted on June 6, 2018
Publication Date in Canada Gazette: June 16, 2018

Notice No. SLPB-004-18 — Consultation on Revisions to the 3500 MHz Band to Accommodate Flexible Use and Preliminary Consultation on Changes to the 3800 MHz Band

Intent

The intent of this notice is to announce a public consultation through Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada's (ISED) document entitled SLPB-004-18, Consultation on Revisions to the 3500 MHz Band to Accommodate Flexible Use and Preliminary Consultation on Changes to the 3800 MHz Band. Through the release of this document, ISED is hereby initiating a consultation on revisions to the 3450–3650 MHz band (also known as the 3500 MHz band) to accommodate flexible use for fixed and mobile services. ISED is also seeking preliminary comments on the potential changes to the 3400–3450 MHz band and the 3650–4200 MHz band (referred to as the 3800 MHz band).

Submitting comments

To ensure consideration, parties should submit their comments no later than July 12, 2018. Respondents are asked to provide their comments in electronic format (Microsoft Word or searchable 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 August 10, 2018.

Paper submissions should be mailed to the following address:

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 reference number (SLPB-004-18) of this notice.

Obtaining copies

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

 

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