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Rogers criticizes overlap of requirements, but wants only minor changes to tower policy

News | 10/16/2003 4:00 am EDT

Rogers Communications Inc. wants current broadcasting procedures changed to allow prospective broadcasters to hold off on notifying local land use authorities of their intention to set up towers until they have actually been granted a CRTC licence. Rogers notes in its response to Industry Canada’s consultation on its antenna tower policy that the current overlap in CRTC and Industry Canada requirements "invites local confusion, and requires unnecessary local consultations."

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