BCE Inc. (TSE: BCE), Rogers Communications Inc. (NYSE: RCI) and Telus Corp. (TSE: T) -- the country’s three largest phone businesses -- are among the companies who have signaled their intention to bid for spectrum in an auction scheduled by the Canadian government next year, according to a list posted on Industry Canada’s website.

Several other companies have also applied to participate in the auction.

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