Government of Canada News
AWS-3 Spectrum Auction
It's estimated that within the next five years, more than half the information on the Internet will travel over a wireless connection at some point. Wireless services require spectrum, which is the invisible infrastructure that carries our wireless information. Spectrum has been called the oxygen of our mobile economy.
AWS-3 Wireless Auction a Win for Consumers
The results are in: Canada's latest spectrum auction will support wireless competition, and lead to more choice, lower prices and better services for consumers. Industry Minister James Moore today announced that five companies have won spectrum across the country, with new competitors emerging as winning bidders on most of the spectrum. The total revenue generated from the AWS-3 spectrum auction is $2.11 billion, money that will be reinvested in priorities that matter to Canadians.
Canadian Forces Military Police to depart for Egypt to provide Task Force policing support in the Sinai Peninsula
TRENTON - Members of the Canadian Forces Military Police depart tomorrow for the Sinai Peninsula as part of military activities undertaken by the Canadian Armed Forces (CAF) to support the Multinational Force and Observers (MFO) in Egypt.