Strategic Wireless Advisory Services

Value and Services

TACTIX’ SWAS professionals focus on strategy, advocacy and navigating regulatory complexities in Canada and abroad.


  • Address national and international spectrum-related considerations in achieving business goals.


  • Effectively engage with regulators and stakeholders in domestic and global markets.
  • International-level engagement and advocacy at global spectrum and telecommunications events.

Regulatory Activities

  • Spectrum licensing
  • Radiocommunication licensing
  • Equipment
  • Antenna structure siting consultation processes and related considerations
  • Development and/or amendment of regulations and related standards

Supported by TACTIX’ proven government relations and public affairs expertise, the Strategic Wireless Advisory Services team has more than 75 years of collective experience across a range of mandates and roles, in North America and globally.

Wireless spectrum is the backbone of any modern economy, enabling unprecedented connectivity, productivity and prosperity. It also provides the fabric by which public safety, national security and defence communicate in a modern world. Today, leading businesses can be challenged by the pace and complexity of technological, policy, regulatory and international wireless developments.

This is where TACTIX’ Strategic Wireless Services (SWAS) practice group can advise and assist.

TACTIX’ SWAS team is unique in its ability to provide strategic guidance and support to the full range of wireless related technical, regulatory, and policy activities.

Leveraging TACTIX’ 20+ years of government relations and public affairs experience in Canada and globally, TACTIX SWAS practice group provides unparalleled expertise addressing the scientific and technical aspects of spectrum regulations alongside the policy and political considerations that are increasingly making spectrum engagements a challenge for businesses in Canada, and around the world. Our professionals can develop and assist with the execution of business strategies addressing market, regulatory and operational concerns.



Team Members


Dan Duguay


Dan is a Principal with TACTIX with experience in senior leadership roles in optical and wireless communications, semiconductor manufacturing and photonics.




Alain Côté

Senior Associate

As Director of Spectrum Operations Integration at ISED, Mr. Côté directed the development and deployment of a reengineered spectrum management system.



Jean-Claude Brien

Senior Associate

Mr. Brien spent more than 15 years as an active participant in the international activities of the International Telecommunication Union.