Government of Canada ensures that Canadians continue to have access to the highest quality wireless services
“Our government understands that new technologies such as clean energy, precision agriculture, autonomous vehicles and advanced telemedicine will create exciting opportunities for Canadians. These technologies will also lead to the creation of good jobs and new innovative products and services. Having the right spectrum available and ensuring the effective deployment of 5G technology will be key tools in making sure all Canadians benefit from these new technologies, regardless of where they live.”
- The Honourable Navdeep Bains, Minister of Innovation, Science and Industry
The launch of the consultation marks the beginning of a 60-day comment period, which will be followed by a 30-day reply period.
The 3500 MHz and 3800 MHz spectrum bands are globally recognized as key for 5G networks.
The 3500 MHz spectrum auction is scheduled to start on June 15, 2021.
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