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Spectrum license exclusivity must go: Mozilla advisor

News | 09/21/2021 6:36 pm EDT
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In order to achieve better spectrum sovereignty for Indigenous communities in Canada, the government has to scrap the guarantee of exclusivity from existing spectrum licenses, so regulators can reassign unused bands, according to one policy advisor.

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