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Broadcasters’ association, Corus, add new lobby registrations

Media | 08/24/2018 11:33 am EDT

The Canadian Association of Broadcasters registered to lobby the federal government on its review of the Copyright Act in July, which was otherwise a sleepy month in telecom and media government relations. Graham McLaughlin and Mark Resnick of McMillan Vantage registered to communicate with “public office holders with respect to the potential impact on the broadcasting sector as a result of changes of the framework for copyright in Canada.” The Copyright Act review kicked off in December, with the House industry committee holding meetings to hear from various groups this spring....

ISED says no to TerreStar’s bid for more spectrum

telecom | 02/20/2018 3:31 pm EST

Innovation, Science and Economic Development (ISED) Canada has decided against assigning additional unlicenced spectrum to TerreStar Solutions Inc. following opposition from a number of telecoms. TerreStar asked that ISED give it additional spectrum in the 1695-1710 MHz...

Deny TerreStar ask for more spectrum, telecoms tell ISED

telecom | 07/26/2017 3:17 pm EDT

TerreStar Solutions Inc. is asking Innovation, Science and Economic...

AWS-3 auction set for March 3, consultation starts on 600 MHz

telecom | 12/18/2014 8:24 pm EST

Industry Canada on Thursday announced March 3 as the date for the beginning of the AWS-3 auction and proposed policy changes to make 600 MHz, AWS-4 and 3500 MHz spectrum available for mobile use in...

Industry Canada to consult on AWS-4 spectrum

telecom | 05/21/2014 8:14 pm EDT

Industry Canada said Wednesday it will hold consultations on AWS-4 spectrum, the use of which it said “will improve mobile services network coverage in virtually all rural and remote areas of Canada.” This spectrum is...