Cable & Telecom

700 MHz: Feds lock out media in run up to auction

OTTAWA - Participants in the 700 MHz spectrum auction will run amok of anti-collusion rules if they speak with the media after they file their applications on June 11 and until they make their final licence payments, Industry Canada has determined. The revelation comes in the department’s answers to clarification questions which were published Tuesday, May 21. Question 2.13 asks “When is the ‘auction process’ considered to have started?” The following is what Industry Canada had to say. “Any communications from an applicant and its affiliates, associates or beneficial owners or their representatives that discloses or comments on the amount...

Our industry and COVID-19

We've gathered a number of links where Canadian cable, radio, television, telecom and wireless companies have posted their responses to the Covid-19 pandemic.