Presentation on theme: "Industry Canada’s White Space Implementation Plan Joint Industry Canada/RABC Stakeholder Discussion - Ottawa, ON May 14 th 2013."— Presentation transcript:
Industry Canada’s White Space Implementation Plan Joint Industry Canada/RABC Stakeholder Discussion - Ottawa, ON May 14 th 2013
2 White Space Implementation Plan White space framework will be implemented Initial focus on geo-location database concept Rules ‘generally’ harmonized with U.S. Licensed incumbents will be protected LPA use is license-exempted unless protection from WS devices is requested No limits on number of database administrators Key aspects of Consultation Decision:
3 White Space Implementation Plan To share Industry Canada’s plan to implement the use of TV white space; –Explain how the consultation process works, including timelines and next steps; Provide an overview of the technical and operational rules; Discuss high-level concerns/issues. Meet and Greet before the work by teleconference begins facilitate future discussions; Objectives of Today’s Meeting
4 White Space Implementation Plan Major Milestones Consultation & Decision Technical & Operational Rules Deployment Q4 2012Q4 2013Q4 2014 Database Approval Device Certification We are Here
5 White Space Implementation Plan Database Approval Process Call for Applications Industry Canada Review Of Applications Sign WSDBA Agreement Evaluation and Testing Of WSDB Publish List of Designated WSDBA On-going First-come, First Served (Future) WSDBA Approvals
6 White Space Implementation Plan The work will be divided into separate tracks RABC will lead discussions on RSS-222 Industry Canada will lead the discussions on: –DBS-01 –CPC-DBAP Next Steps
7 White Space Implementation Plan Work Structure of the Meetings Track 2 DBS-01 Database Focus: - Separation Distances - Protection Contours - Cross-Border aspects - Database Implementation Track 1 RSS-222 Device Focus: -Power Limits -Frequency Bands -Emission Masks Track 3 CPC-DBAP DB Administrator Focus: - Procedure - The Agreement Track 4 LPA Rules LPA User Focus: - Scheduling Protection - Possible Update of Related Documents
8 White Space Implementation Plan Starting end of May 2013 Alternating meetings once a week, on the same day of the week. Sub-working groups may be created Complete consultation with stakeholders by end of September 2013. Industry Canada publication of documents by the end of 2013. Timelines
9 Radiocommunication Regulations authorize the Minister to issue developmental licences No pre-defined process for applying –IC has a great deal of flexibility, depending on what is requested –Typically short term, limited in area / frequencies –Technical compatibility / interference avoidance is a key consideration Applications should be directed to any IC District Office –May take form of a letter –Include specific details of what is sought –No implication of ongoing tenure –For contact points, see RIC-66: http://www.ic.gc.ca/eic/site/smt-gst.nsf/eng/sf01742.html Developmental Licensing
10 White Space Implementation Plan email@example.com White Space Questions?
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