Post Tagged with: "spectrum auction"

Cellphone Spectrum Set-Aside Simply Step One

Appeared in the Toronto Star on December 3, 2007 as Cellphone Spectrum Auction Only First Step Following months of intense telecom lobbying, Industry Minister Jim Prentice took to the podium last week at a Toronto hotel and unveiled the government's policy on the forthcoming spectrum auction.  Dismissing misleading claims of […]

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December 3, 2007 3 comments Columns Archive

Canada to Create Spectrum Set Aside in Wireless Auction

Industry Minister Jim Prentice has just announced that the government will put in place measures as part of the forthcoming spectrum auction to encourage greater competition within the Canadian wireless market.  Prentice acknowledged that Canadian wireless pricing is too high, particularly for data.  Accordingly, they will set aside a significant […]

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November 28, 2007 16 comments News

Prentice Says Spectrum Auction Coming in 2008

Industry Minister Jim Prentice has shot down rumours of delays to the forthcoming spectrum auction, indicating that the rules are coming and that the auction will be held as soon as practical in 2008.

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November 1, 2007 Comments are Disabled News

Montreal Gazette on Canadian Wireless Services

The Montreal Gazette gives its review of the Ted Rogers vs. Pierre-Karl Péladeau speeches, Bell's new "unlimited" data service, and the missing iPhone.

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September 24, 2007 2 comments News

Prentice Says Spectrum Auction On Track

New Industry Minister Jim Prentice has told the Canadian Press that the planned spectrum auction is on track for this fall.  Prentice emphasized the need to consider both consumer and corporate interests, stating that "this will involve the balancing of the interests of consumers in ensuring they have good quality […]

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September 19, 2007 Comments are Disabled News