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Notice of Public Information Collection(s) Being Submitted for Review to the Office of Management and Budget

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Start Preamble September 18, 2007.


The Federal Communications Commission, as part of its continuing effort to reduce paperwork burden invites the general public and other Federal agencies to take this opportunity to comment on the following information collection(s), as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA) of 1995, Public Law 104-13. An agency may not conduct or sponsor a collection of information unless it displays a currently valid control number. No person shall be subject to any penalty for failing to comply with a collection of information subject to the Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA) that does not display a valid control number. Comments are requested concerning (a) whether the proposed collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of the functions of the Commission, including whether the information shall have practical utility; (b) the accuracy of the Commission's burden estimate; (c) ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the Start Printed Page 54665information collected; and (d) ways to minimize the burden of the collection of information on the respondents, including the use of automated collection techniques or other forms of information technology.


Written Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA) comments should be submitted on or before October 26, 2007. If you anticipate that you will be submitting PRA comments, but find it difficult to do so within the period of time allowed by this notice, you should advise the FCC contact listed below as soon as possible.


Direct all PRA comments to Nicholas A. Fraser, Office of Management and Budget, (202) 395-5887, or via fax at 202-395-5167 or via internet at and to, Federal Communications Commission, Room 1-B441, 445 12th Street, SW., Washington, DC 20554 or an e-mail to If you would like to obtain or view a copy of this information collection, you may do so by visiting the FCC PRA Web page at:​omd/​pra.

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For additional information or copies of the information collection(s), contact Judith B. Herman at 202-418-0214 or via the Internet at

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OMB Control Number: 3060-XXXX.

Title: Sunset of the Cellular Radiotelephone Service Analog Service Requirement and Related Matters, Memorandum Opinion and Order, FCC 07-103.

Form No.: N/A.

Type of Review: New collection.

Respondents: Business or other for-profit.

Number of Respondents: 452 respondents; 452 responses.

Estimated Time per Response: 24 hours.

Frequency of Response: Third party disclosure requirement.

Obligation to Respond: Mandatory.

Total Annual Burden: 10,848 hours.

Total Annual Cost: N/A.

Privacy Act Impact Assessment: N/A.

Nature and Extent of Confidentiality: There is no need for confidentiality.

Needs and Uses: The Commission will submit this information collection to the OMB as a new collection (it has not been assigned an OMB Control Number) during this comment period to obtain the full three-year clearance from them.

On June 15, 2007, the Federal Communications Commission (“Commission”), adopted and released a Memorandum Opinion and Order (MO&O) in FCC 07-103. In the MO&O, the Commission denied a petition for rulemaking to extend the requirement that all cellular radiotelephone licensees provide analog service to subscribers and roamers whose equipment conforms to the Advanced Mobile Phone Service (AMPS) standard. This requirement will sunset on February 18, 2008. In the MO&O, the Commission also directed cellular radiotelephone service licensees to notify their remaining analog subscribers of the sunset date and of their intention to discontinue AMPS-compatible analog service at least four months before such discontinuance, and a second time, at least 30 days before such discontinuance (the “consumer-notice requirement”).

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Federal Communications Commission.

Marlene H. Dortch,


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[FR Doc. E7-19009 Filed 9-25-07; 8:45 am]