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Conseils experts visant l’obtention de fonds pour l’amélioration des services large bande en région

À la fin 2016, le gouvernement canadien, le CRTC ainsi que le gouvernement du Québec ont harmonisé leurs objectifs pour l’accès à l’Internet à large bande et ont commencé à travailler main dans la main pour aider à surmonter la fracture numérique à travers le pays. Les détails des nouveaux programmes de subvention pour l’Internet [...]

By | January 5th, 2017|Français|0 Comments

Obtaining Broadband Subsidies in Canada… The time is now to contact LYA to benefit from our successful experience

The Canadian government, CRTC as well as the Quebec government harmonized their objectives for broadband in Canada in late 2016 and started to work "hand in hand" so to speak to continue to bridge the digital divide across the country. Details for new broadband subsidy programs were released at the same time as CRTC issued [...]

By | January 4th, 2017|c-Ahead|0 Comments

Would Anyone Win from Imposing a CanCon Tax on Netflix?

Imposing a Canadian content tax on Netflix is a hotly debated issue. Many have proposed to add a Canadian content tax on Netflix service, that would play a similar role to the 5% of revenues that Canadian broadcast distribution undertakings (BDUs) contribute to the production of Canadian content. But the industry is evolving rapidly as [...]

By | November 15th, 2016|c-Ahead|0 Comments

Self-Driving Cars: Consumer Willingness and Government Support Point to Mass Market Opportunities

LYA conducted an online survey among US consumers that included questions providing insight into the level of interest for self-driving or autonomous vehicles in 2016 and the price points where mass-market penetration could potentially be achieved. The results of our survey support the view that self-driving cars could provide a major market opportunity in the [...]

By | October 13th, 2016|c-Ahead|Comments Off on Self-Driving Cars: Consumer Willingness and Government Support Point to Mass Market Opportunities

Iceland Releases Draft Terms for Upcoming 700 MHz, 2100 MHz and 2600 MHz Auction

On October 11, Iceland's Post and Telecom Administration (PTA) released a consultation on the draft terms for an auction of the frequency rights in the 700 MHz, 2100 MHz and 2600 MHz bands. The auction will offer a total of three 2x10 MHz (60 MHz) licenses in the 700 MHz band, three 2x5 MHz (30 MHz) licenses [...]

By | October 13th, 2016|Spectrum, Spectrum Auctions|0 Comments

IIC Canada 2016: Towards an Innovation Agenda for the Communications and Media Sector

Ms. Lemay will be a panelist at the IIC 2016 Conference in Ottawa on Thursday November 17th. Ms. Lemay will be participating in he "Big Data as a Driver of Innovation" panel. Please click the link below for the complete conference agenda. We look forward to meeting you at the conference. Conference website

By | October 5th, 2016|c-Ahead, Conferences|0 Comments

$86B USD needed for the 600 MHz Forward Auction

Major hurdle for US mobile carriers to buy 100 MHz of 600 MHz spectrum. Twice as much as AWS3 bids but for twice as much spectrum.

By | August 5th, 2016|Spectrum|0 Comments

Spectrum Auctions – Lessons from North America, Europe and Beyond: August 31, 2016

Conference website

By | August 3rd, 2016|Conferences|0 Comments

CableLabs Summer Conference 2016: August 7-9 2016

Conference website

By | August 3rd, 2016|Conferences|0 Comments

Connected Cars

LYA conducted a survey with respect to connected cars in early 2016. The survey was targeted towards the level of interest of US consumers in features they are looking for in connected cars. There comes a first distinction to be made: a connected car vs. an autonomous or self-driving car. A connected car can be defined [...]

By | April 14th, 2016|c-Ahead, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Connected Cars