Canada

Country Profile
RegulatorCanadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission
Acronym(CRTC)
Websitehttps://crtc.gc.ca/
Twitterhttps://twitter.com/CRTCeng
MinistryInnovation, Science and Economic Development Canada
Acronym(ISED)
Websitehttps://www.ic.gc.ca/
Twitterhttps://twitter.com/ISED_CA

National Policy

General Guide to Broadcast and Telecommunication Regulation in Canada https://www.canada.ca/en/services/business/permits/federallyregulatedindustrysectors/broadcastingtelecommunicationsregulation.html

Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission Act 1985, c. C-22 https://laws.justice.gc.ca/eng/acts/C-22/

Telecommunications Act 1993, c. 38 https://laws-lois.justice.gc.ca/eng/acts/r-2/FullText.html

High-Speed Access for All: Canada's Connectivity Strategy https://www.ic.gc.ca/eic/site/139.nsf/eng/h_00002.html

Operator Licensing

Technical and Administrative Requirements

Licensing Fees

Access to Spectrum

Technical and Administrative Requirements

Licensed

Access Networks
Operator 800MHz 900MHz 1800MHz 2100MHz 2600MHz 3500MHz
XYZcom None 2×10 2×15 2×10 None None
PtP Networks

License-Exempt

Access Networks
Frequency Power Limit Transmit Power
2.4GHz
2400 – 2483.5 MHz 2.4EIRP
5GHz
5150-5250 MHz 5.1EIRP
5250-5350 MHz 5.2EIRP
5470-5725 MHz 5.4EIRP
5725-5800 MHz 5.8EIRP
PtP Networks
Frequency Power Limit Transmit Power
2.4GHz
2400 – 2483.5 MHz 2.4EIRP
5GHz
5150-5250 MHz 5.1EIRP
5250-5350 MHz 5.2EIRP
5470-5725 MHz 5.4EIRP
5725-5800 MHz 5.8EIRP

Secondary Use

Access Networks
PtP Networks

Spectrum Fees / Costs

Application

Annual

Auction

Backhaul

August 15, 2019 – Ottawa-Gatineau – Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC) The CRTC set final wholesale rates that will facilitate greater competition and promote innovative broadband services and affordable prices for consumers. https://www.canada.ca/en/radio-television-telecommunications/news/2019/08/crtc-promotes-competition-for-broadband-internet-services-by-setting-lower-wholesale-rates.html

Telecom Regulatory Policy CRTC 2015-326 2015-326.pdf

Review of wholesale wireline services and associated policies

Gender

Universal Service

Community-owned Broadband Networks in Canada

Resources / References

Timeline of @CRTCeng

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@LyndaK9Ko Hi Lynda! We need more details. When you have a moment, please give us a call at 1-877-249-2782. Thanks!
About 18 hours, 13 mins ago by: CRTCeng (@CRTCeng)

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@JenFrYrEyesOnly Hi JMA! If you are currently experiencing quality of service issues with your services, you can re… https://t.co/BFIOnMRgGs
About 18 hours, 35 mins ago by: CRTCeng (@CRTCeng)

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Were you thinking of submitting a paper for the #PrixCRTCPrize? 📅You have until February 15, 2023! If you complet… https://t.co/iNwJW5xeNw
About 3 days, 14 hours ago by: CRTCeng (@CRTCeng)

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@SimchaG Good morning Simcha! Given the fact that the Grey Cup was aired on TSN, you can file a complaint with the… https://t.co/zjIBAlgyQc
About 3 days, 19 hours ago by: CRTCeng (@CRTCeng)
Timeline of @ISED_CA

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Mark your calendars! Join us virtually on Dec. 2 to mark International Day of Persons with Disabilities. Learn abo… https://t.co/9NhF5Hd6zY
About 13 hours, 4 mins ago by: ISED (@ISED_CA)

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(2/2) Minister Champagne spoke about Canada and South Korea’s economic partnership and highlighted strategic challe… https://t.co/lZ3rm6S0KA
About 15 hours, 31 mins ago by: ISED (@ISED_CA)

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(1/2) Strengthening ties with global partners benefits us all. Minister Champagne delivered a keynote speech at a… https://t.co/JGvY14nG9U
About 15 hours, 31 mins ago by: ISED (@ISED_CA)

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RT @proteinindcan: Pulse protein can be a valuable ingredient in dog food, while opening new markets for Canada. To help it make its way in…
About 1 day, 11 hours ago by: ISED (@ISED_CA)