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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.

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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 Canada’s next-generation wireless networks. With private sector support, the government expects $5-6B will be invested in Canadian connectivity projects over the next 10 years.

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