The New Telecommunications Sector Foreign Investment Regime, the Spectrum Auction and Rural Broadband

Overview of Presentation:

  • General Telecommunications Statutory Framework
  • Foreign Ownership Restrictions (General and sectoral)
  • Case Study in foreign ownership restrictions: Globalive (Wind Mobile) case at the CRTC, Cabinet and judicial review
  • 2012 revision to foreign investment rules
  • Effects of liberalization of foreign ownership restrictions Rural Broadband services.
  • Other Policy options to promote rural broadband services?
  • March 7th announcement and Nov 2013 Spectrum Auction