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Use spectrum windfall to subsidize broadband for low income families: Goldberg

News | 06/17/2008 9:27 pm EDT

With revenue poised to hit a record $4 billion from Canada’s AWS spectrum auction, more than twice as much as many had projected, the federal government should consider using part of this unexpected windfall to expand broadband Internet access through a tax subsidy to low income Canadians, the organizer of Canada’s biggest telecom conference announced yesterday.

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