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Lab to play ‘transformative’ role in wireless spectrum: Bains

News | 05/08/2017 8:56 pm EDT
Communications Research Centre president Jean Luc Bérubé, left, and Innovation, Science and Economic Development Minister Navdeep Bains view a demonstration at the Big Data Analytics Centre in Ottawa on May 8, 2017. /Wire Report photo by Charelle Evelyn

OTTAWA — The future of wireless spectrum in Canada won’t be about who holds the largest amount of it, but rather who wields it in the most-efficient manner, Innovation Minister Navdeep Bains said Monday, alluding to potential for far-off changes in how spectrum is allocated, as he marked the opening of the country’s Big Data Analytics Centre in the capital city.

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