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Auction Day 13: Vidéotron stepping back from 40 MHz set-aside goal

News | 06/13/2008 1:46 pm EDT

It appears as though Vidéotron has given up hope on trying to acquire the 40 MHz of set-aside spectrum in its home province of Quebec. After several rounds of swapping standing high bidder status with Globalive Communications on the 10 MHz D-band properties of Bas du fleuve/Gaspésie, Quebec City, Chicoutimi-Jonquière, the Eastern Townships and Trois-Rivières, the Montreal-based cable, Internet and telephony provider backed away from the fight, allowing the Yak Communications owner to control the licences. 

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