Gazette Notice DGSO-001-12

Department of Industry
Radiocommunication Act

Published on Industry Canada website: March 14, 2012
Publication date in Canada Gazette: March 24, 2012

Notice No. DGSO-001-12Proposed Revisions to the Frameworks for Mandatory Roaming and Antenna Tower and Site Sharing

This notice announces the release of the above-mentioned document, which proposes revisions to the frameworks for mandatory roaming and tower and site sharing.

In November 2010, the Minister of Industry announced a review of the roaming and tower sharing policy. An analysis of the data collected during the initial phase of the review has shown that some changes could be made to improve the effectiveness of these frameworks. In this current stage of the review, Industry Canada is now seeking comments from stakeholders on the proposed changes.

Submitting comments

Respondents are requested to provide their comments in electronic format (Word Perfect, Microsoft Word, Adobe PDF) to the following e-mail address: spectrum.operations@ic.gc.ca.

Written submissions should be addressed to the Senior Director, Spectrum Management Operations, Industry Canada, 300 Slater Street, Ottawa, Ontario K1A 0C8.

All submissions should cite the Canada Gazette, Part I, the publication date, the title and the notice reference number (DGSO-001-12). Parties should submit their comments within 60 days of the date of publication of this notice on the Industry Canada web site in order to ensure consideration. Soon after the close of the comment period, all comments received will be posted on Industry Canada's Spectrum Management and Telecommunications Web site at: http://www.ic.gc.ca/spectrum.

Industry Canada will also provide interested parties with the opportunity to reply to comments from other parties. Reply comments will be accepted within 90 days of the date of publication of this notice.

Obtaining copies

Copies of this notice and of documents referred to herein are available electronically on the Spectrum Management and Telecommunications Web site at: http://www.ic.gc.ca/spectrum.

Official versions of Canada Gazette notices can be viewed at: http://canadagazette.gc.ca/rp-pr/p1/index-eng.html. Printed copies of the Canada Gazette can be ordered by telephoning the sales counter of Canadian Government Publishing at 613-941-5995 or 1-800-635-7943.

Original signed on March 14, 2012

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FIONA GILFILLAN
Director General
Spectrum Management Operations Branch