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Providers cautious as ISED eyes opportunistic spectrum access

News | 09/05/2017 3:29 pm EDT
Providers cautious as ISED eyes opportunistic spectrum access
Communications Research Centre president Jean Luc Bérubé, left, and Innovation Minister Navdeep Bains view a demonstration at the Big Data Analytics Centre in Ottawa on May 8, 2017. /Wire Report photo by Charelle Evelyn

Work is underway on technologies that could fundamentally change how spectrum is allocated in the future — and though Innovation Canada is looking at the possibility of opportunistic access to spectrum, wireless providers told the department they have numerous reservations about adopting it.

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