The Fraser Institute

The Fraser Institute

August 23, 2013 09:02 ET

The Fraser Institute: Media Advisory - Will Ottawa's Handling of Upcoming Wireless Spectrum Auction Benefit Consumers? Report Coming Monday, August 26

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwired - Aug. 23, 2013) - The Fraser Institute will release a new study on Monday, August 26 that examines the state of competition in the Canadian wireless market and the federal government's rules for its upcoming auction of wireless spectrum.

The study, Spectrum Auction Rules and Competition Policy: An Assessment, is written by Fraser Institute senior fellow Steven Globerman, an expert on trade and investment and former consultant to Industry Canada and the CRTC.

The report lays out several policy recommendations that would improve competition in the wireless market and benefit Canadian mobile phone users.

A news release with additional information will be issued via Marketwired at 6:30 a.m. (Eastern) on Monday, August 26.

The full report will also be available as a free PDF download at www.fraserinstitute.org.

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The Fraser Institute is an independent Canadian public policy research and educational organization with offices in Vancouver, Calgary, Toronto, and Montreal and ties to a global network of 86 think-tanks. Its mission is to measure, study, and communicate the impact of competitive markets and government intervention on the welfare of individuals. To protect the Institute's independence, it does not accept grants from governments or contracts for research. Visit www.fraserinstitute.org.

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