FCC Record, Volume 26, No. 7, Pages 4843 to 5761, March 28 - April 08, 2011 Page: 5,093
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April 5, 2011
WIRELESS TELECOMMUNICATIONS BUREAU EXTENDS PERIOD FOR FILING
COMMENTS AND REPLY COMMENTS ON PETITION FOR DECLARATORY
RULING ASKING TO CLARIFY THE SCOPE OF SECTION 332(c)(3)(A)
WT Docket No. 11-35
Comments Due: June 10, 2011
Reply Comments Due: July 11, 2011
By this Public Notice, we extend the deadline for filing comments and reply comments in
response to the Public Notice seeking comment on the December 3, 2010 petition for declaratory ruling
filed by CTIA-The Wireless Association.' Interested parties will now have until June 10, 2011 to file
comments and July 11, 2011 to file reply comments as opposed to the April 11, 2011 and May 11, 2011
deadlines set forth in the Public Notice.
On February 25, 2011, the Wireless Telecommunications Bureau (Bureau) released a Public
Notice seeking comment on the CTIA petition for declaratory ruling asking the Commission to clarify
"the scope of Section 332(c)3XA)'s ban on state and local entry regulation."' The Petitioners stated that
the Connecticut Department of Public Utility Control (Connecticut PUC) "ordered that wireless providers
must apply for and obtain a Certificate of Public Convenience and Necessity (CPCN) from the
[Connecticut PUC] before they can request permission to access public rights-of-way."3 The Petitioners
asked the Commission to declare that Connecticut's CPCN requirement is a fonn of entry regulation that
is prohibited by Section 332(cX3)(A).4
On April 1, 2011, the Petitioners along with the Connecticut PUC (collectively, the "Parties")
submitted a joint request for a 60-day extension of the comment and reply comment deadlines in this
1 "Wireless Telecommunications Bureau Seeks Comment on Petition for Declaratory Ruling Asking to Clarify the
Scope of Section 332(c)(3)A)." WT Docket No. 11-35, Public Notice, DA 11-353, Feb. 25, 2011.
2 In the Matter of Petition of CTIA-The Wireless Association for Declaratory Ruling to Clarify Provisions of
Section 332(cX3)(A) and to Declare that Connecticut's CPCN Requirement is Entry Regulation, filed Dec. 3, 2010
at i (Petition).
4 See 47 U.S.C. 332(c)(3)(A).
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