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Gov’t rules out auction for FSS slot; Telesat expected to win a comparative selection

News | 11/13/2000 5:00 am EST

Telesat Canada Inc officials are lauding a plan by the government to allot an important satellite slot by comparative process rather than auction. Industry Canada announced Nov. 10 that the orbital slot at 118.7° west would go to the winner with the best proposal, with a call for applications likely to be made before the end of the month.

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