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ISED issues regulations on airport 5G interference

telecom | 07/06/2023 4:07 pm EDT

The Department of Innovation, Science and Economic Development (ISED) has set up rules around fixed and mobile broadband systems operating near airports. The move comes after a months-long consultation process with interested stakeholders. Nineteen participants gave their...

Up to aviation industry to protect airports from 5G interference, telecoms say

telecom | 06/12/2023 4:55 pm EDT

The airline industry must do more to protect its flights from 5G interference, telecoms have told the department of Innovation, Science and Economic Development (ISED). The...

BREAKING: 3500 MHz auction nets $8.9B, $7.3B from incumbents

telecom | 07/29/2021 6:04 pm EDT

Canadian telecom companies -- and wireless service hopefuls -- have spent...

ISED rejects request to delay 3500 MHz auction following MVNO decision

telecom | 04/29/2021 6:31 pm EDT

Innovation Minister François-Philippe Champagne has rejected a call by the...

Delay 3500 MHz auction: CNOC to ISED

telecom | 04/19/2021 6:10 pm EDT

The Competitive Network Operators of Canada (CNOC) have requested a 90-day delay to the 3,500 MHz spectrum auction, currently scheduled to take place in June.  In a Monday letter addressed to Innovation Minister François-Philippe Champagne, CNOC points to both Rogers Communications Inc.'s proposed acquisition of Shaw Communications Inc. and the CRTC's decision last week restricting access to incumbent wireless networks to regional facilities-based competitors as reasons for delaying the auction.  "The combined effect of the Wireless Decision coming after the deadline to participate in...

ISED delays 3500 MHz auction by six months

telecom | 06/05/2020 1:45 pm EDT

The 3500 MHz spectrum auction, originally scheduled for December of this year, will now take place in...