Canada -- Licensing Framework for the Auction for Spectrum for Advanced Wireless Services and other Spectrum in the 2GHz Range
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This document sets out the framework governing the Canadian spectrum auction for Advanced Wireless Services (AWS) in the 2 GHz range. This spectrum auction featured a Simultaneous Multiple-Round Ascending Auction Design. The document outlines technical considerations related to the spectrum available through the auction; the basis of legislative authority for conducting the auction; the terms and conditions of the licences available through the auction; an overview of the licensing process; and details concerning the auction design and rules. The Appendices include information about eligibility points and opening bids for the various spectrum licences available in the auction; rollout targets; a checklist of forms; and related Canada Gazette Notices.
By Industry Canada -- Spectrum Management and Telecommunications. Published August 2008.