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ISED failed to show reasons for Quebecor’s set-aside eligibility in 3500 auction: Telus

News | 02/23/2022 2:41 pm EST
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When it assessed Quebecor Inc. as eligible to bid on set-aside spectrum in last summer’s 3,500 MHz spectrum auction, the Department of Innovation, Science, and Economic Development (ISED) failed to follow its own rules around eligibility, failed to keep adequate records of its decision-making process, and unreasonably qualified Quebecor, Telus Corp. argued before the court.

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