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...

Budget 2019 Supports Rural Broadband, 5G Networks

Federal Budget 2019 introduced a $1.7B Universal Broadband Fund to help deploy high-speed “backbone” to underserved communities. The budget also proposed a $1B broadband investment through Canada Infrastructure Bank. $117M was earmarked to help prepare...

CWTA formally launches cross-sector 5G Canada Council

Formal platform for discussion on 5G rollout in Canada now accepting members Ottawa, December 1, 2017 – The Canadian Wireless Telecommunications Association (CWTA) is thrilled to announce the launch of the 5G Canada Council (5GCC), the opening of 5GCC memberships...