Cable & Telecom

ISED proposes policy changes to improve spectrum access in rural areas

Launches three consultations and publishes decision to streamline framework to auction unsold spectrum OTTAWA — Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada (ISED) today launched three separate consultations as the federal government looks to improve access to spectrum for broadband services in rural and remote areas through proposed changes to Canada’s spectrum policies. Minister of Innovation, Science and Industry François-Philippe Champagne announced the consultations on the government’s plans, which include: A new regime for licensing unused spectrum and simplifying access to the secondary market and to more shared white space spectrum. The consultation document can be found here. The deadline for...

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.