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Telesat pitches plan to fast-track sale of 3800 MHz spectrum

News | 09/01/2020 6:35 pm EDT
Telesat pitches plan to fast-track sale of 3800 MHz spectrum
Telesat CEO and president Dan Goldberg at an Ottawa press conference in July 2019./ Photo by Andrew Meade.

Canadian satellite operator Telesat Holdings Inc. has spruiked its proposal to fast track the auction of 200 MHz of spectrum in the 3800 MHz spectrum band, stating in a Tuesday release that it’s the “only actionable path to rapidly deploy true 5G service in Canada and to connect rural and remote Canadian communities with fast, affordable broadband.”

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