Cable & Telecom

Industry Canada okays spectrum transfer between Inukshuk and Rogers, Bell Mobility

OTTAWA - Industry Canada has approved a transfer of spectrum licences held by Inukshuk to Bell Mobility Inc. and Rogers.The two Broadband Radio Service (BRS) spectrum licences are in the Lower St. Lawrence and Gasp├ęsie service area, and expire on March 31, 2021.  Noting that Inukshuk is a partnership between Rogers and Bell Mobility Inc., with each owning a 50% partnership interest, Industry Canada  said that the transfer will not result in any change in spectrum concentration.“The Department has determined that the requested transfer of these spectrum licences will not impact the ability of existing and future competitors to provide...