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ISED names white space administrator

telecom | 11/13/2017 2:32 pm EST

Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada has chosen a U.S. company, Key Bridge Wireless LLC, as the administrator of TV white space in Canada. The department said back in 2015 that it was moving forward with plans to make underused spectrum traditionally used for TV broadcasting available for internet service. It also said it was looking for companies to become administrators responsible for ensuring "the appropriate protection of licensed radio systems and services within the same frequency bands for the purpose of managing the operation of white space devices." The system...