The Spectrum Management System (SMS) provides online access to a wide range of services provided by ISED’s spectrum management program. New users must register with the SMS system in order to access services requiring a username and password.
Please read Introduction to the Spectrum Management System before using the system. For more information, contact us.
Services available in the Spectrum Management System
SMS Online provides invoice search and payment tools for radio and spectrum licensees to view and pay invoices.
To access our online services, new users of this web site must register. For existing users, this menu also provides options to manage your online registration
Open to all web users, our various search tools provide access to authorization data collected and managed by the Spectrum Program for all services it offers. You can search
for spectrum used for communications and broadcasting by area, frequency, or other parameters. A search
for certified radio and terminal equipment is also available.
For registered users, we offer services to pay invoices
, apply for a new space or earth station licence, or modify or cancel their existing licence.
For registered equipment manufacturers, laboratories, certification bodies, and their representatives and agents, our updated e-filing services provide access
to certify or register radio and terminal equipment look up companies, and obtain related services.
For registered broadcasters and their representatives and agents, we offer online services to expedite the certification of broadcast undertakings, provide open access to print certificates and to broadcast technical data.
The National Maritime Information Database (NMID) contains the details of all Maritime Mobile Service Identities (MMSIs) and Maritime Identities assigned to Canadian vessels and coast stations by Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada.
Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada also provides services to Amateur and Professional Radio Operators and examiners.