5G Canada Council

The 5G Canada Council supports a dynamic 5G ecosystem through advocacy,
research and cross-sector collaboration.

5G Primer

5G of “fifth generation” refers to the next generation of mobile wireless standards and technologies.  5G will enable a fully connected and mobile society, and deliver unprecedented benefits to citizens, industry and government.

Industry News

Subscribe to our newsletter.

Membership

The 5G Canada Council is a multistakeholder Council with a membership base that includes Canadian wireless carriers, network equipment providers, academia and other product and service providers in the 5G ecosystem.

Resources

White papers, reports, and other sources of information about 5G

Fuel for Innovation – Canada’s Path in the Race to 5G

What’s New

600 MHz Spectrum Auction Results Announced

Canada’s low-band 600 MHz spectrum auction took place between March 12-April 4. Participants bid for 54 rounds and spent a total of $3.47B. Rogers acquired the most licenses at 52, Telus acquired 12, and Bell opted to acquire none. Xplornet purchased several East Coast licenses, while Iristel purchased spectrum that will extend its wireless services to Newfoundland. The Department of Innovation, Science and Economic Development (ISED) set-aside 43% of spectrum for new and regional players.

read more

 Follow us on Twitter

Thank you to the #5G Canada Council for sponsoring hole 13 at @StationCreekGC. @CWTAwireless Retweeted by CWTA / ACTS

test Twitter Media - RT @STAC_CSPA: Thank you to the #5G Canada Council for sponsoring hole 13 at @StationCreekGC. @CWTAwireless https://t.co/Epqz8f6nUf

📶 In the latest #5G Canada Review, learn about CWTA President & CEO @RobertGhiz’s comments on spectrum policy, France's efforts to lower auction prices, in-flight 5G for Canadian aircraft, the latest research on global 5G adoption, and more. Read it here: ow.ly/PZMj50uDkcW

test Twitter Media - 📶 In the latest #5G Canada Review, learn about CWTA President & CEO @RobertGhiz’s comments on spectrum policy, France's efforts to lower auction prices, in-flight 5G for Canadian aircraft, the latest research on global 5G adoption, and more. Read it here: https://t.co/ZXOeMhKjF0 https://t.co/xjre4k0MMP