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Bell, SaskTel, not buying ISED proposal to reintroduce deployment requirements for cellular bands 

News | 10/20/2021 12:04 pm EDT
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BCE Inc. and Saskatchewan Telecommunications Holding Corp. are not in favour of a proposal from Innovation, Science and Economic Development (ISED) to adopt its 20-year 3500 MHz general deployment requirements to the cellular and personal communications services (PCS)  bands — primarily used to provide commercial mobile wireless services — claiming spectrum is being used despite the lack of requirements.  

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