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

Cooperatives

Resources / References

Timeline of @CRTCeng

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@TABSTABS13 Hi Tabitha! Given the fact that Rogers' TV is considered an IPTV service, an Internet subscription is… https://t.co/wTo2j9pebM
About 23 hours, 2 mins ago by: CRTCeng (@CRTCeng)

CRTCeng avatar

@Jason_Sheard Hi Jason! The CRTC received an application about this matter on August 8. Canadians have until Septem… https://t.co/WJYtTnKl2g
About 23 hours, 41 mins ago by: CRTCeng (@CRTCeng)

CRTCeng avatar

@disco_hits Hi Hillary! You can report these unwanted messages with the Spam Reporting Centre here: https://t.co/bZyHhBpOEV
About 23 hours, 42 mins ago by: CRTCeng (@CRTCeng)

CRTCeng avatar

You asked a telemarketer to remove your number from their calling list and the next day or week they called you bac… https://t.co/r4ZEZhqU4V
About 1 day, 2 hours ago by: CRTCeng (@CRTCeng)
Timeline of @ISED_CA

ISED_CA avatar

RT @canadabusiness: Ironwood Manufactured Homes, a construction company in #NB, received #CDAP’s #BoostYourBusinessTechnology grant. Now, i…
About 22 hours, 30 mins ago by: ISED (@ISED_CA)

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RT @canadabusiness: It’s easy to apply for #CDAP’s #BoostYourBusinessTechnology grant! Follow three simple steps and apply today: https:/…
About 1 day, 3 hours ago by: ISED (@ISED_CA)

ISED_CA avatar

RT @CanadianPM: Youth have embraced our country’s strength, diversity, and inclusion – and Canada is better for it. Today, we celebrate th…
About 1 day, 4 hours ago by: ISED (@ISED_CA)

ISED_CA avatar

RT @CIPO_Canada: Are you looking to maximize the value of your #innovations? Try out our free #IntellectualProperty strategy tool: https:…
About 1 day, 22 hours ago by: ISED (@ISED_CA)
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