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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@KaitGambier Hi! Any complaints concerning Canadian Broadcast Standards Council (CBSC) members can be file here: https://t.co/LiJbSMBjiD
About 18 hours, 48 mins ago by: CRTCeng (@CRTCeng)

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@p_kelly Hi Pk! Please note that the CRTC does not intervene in gambling ads as they are regulated by provincial bo… https://t.co/XEOPM8Dqfe
About 1 day ago by: CRTCeng (@CRTCeng)

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@Treesbeesplease Hi Tree! Please note that the CRTC does not intervene in gambling ads as they are regulated by pro… https://t.co/h2fRXV2zWO
About 1 day ago by: CRTCeng (@CRTCeng)

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@Bugs318 Hi Derek! Hi Truth! Please note that the CRTC does not intervene in gambling ads as they are regulated by… https://t.co/eQdarezxzs
About 1 day ago by: CRTCeng (@CRTCeng)
Timeline of @ISED_CA

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#DYK: Canada’s defence industry supported 78,000 jobs across the Canadian economy in 2020. Check out more highligh… https://t.co/0gknflkmC5
About 18 hours, 24 mins ago by: ISED (@ISED_CA)

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Canada is on the path to #EconomicRecovery! The State of Canada’s Defence Industry Report was released today. Exp… https://t.co/8AzoQkDDlp
About 1 day, 19 hours ago by: ISED (@ISED_CA)

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RT @canadabusiness: Want to get more out of your manufacturing #business? Perhaps automation can help. Consider #CDAP’s #BoostYourBusinessT…
About 1 day, 20 hours ago by: ISED (@ISED_CA)

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RT @CitImmCanada: #WelcomeUkrainians: 328 Ukrainians arrived in #Winnipeg today on the first of 3 federal charter flights to Canada. https:…
About 1 day, 22 hours ago by: ISED (@ISED_CA)
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