Gazette notice SLPB-002-19

Notice No. SLPB-002-19 — Consultation on a Policy and Licensing Framework for Spectrum in the 3500 MHz Band

Intent

The intent of this notice is to announce Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada's (ISED) initiation of a public consultation on a licensing framework for the auction of spectrum licences in the band 3450-3650 MHz (also known as the 3500 MHz band), through the release of the document entitled Consultation on a Policy and Licensing Framework for Spectrum in the 3500 MHz Band.

Submitting comments

To ensure consideration, parties should submit their comments no later than July 19, 2019. 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 consultation.

ISED will also provide interested parties with the opportunity to reply to comments from other parties. Reply comments will be accepted until August 19, 2019.

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 of this notice (SLPB-002-19).

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 5, 2019
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Aline Chevrier
Senior Director
Spectrum Licensing and Auction Operations
Spectrum Licensing Policy Branch

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