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Telecom Order

Ottawa, 5 February 1998
Telecom Order CRTC 98-116
Telnet Communications (Telnet) filed an affidavit dated 24 November 1997 requesting an exemption from contribution charges with respect to Centrex systems. The affidavit affirmed that certain Centrex systems in the Princeton, Delhi and Drayton exchanges are used solely for local or single-hop calling.
File No.: 8626-T27-03/97
1. By letter dated 19 January 1998, Bell Canada (Bell) stated that it has reviewed the affidavit and is satisfied that it meets the evidentiary requirements for a contribution exemption on the basis that the systems will only be used for single-hop or local services. Accordingly, Bell agreed with the requested exemption.
2. The Commission is of the view that Telnet has met the evidentiary requirements for a contribution exemption for single-hop and local services and that the application should be approved effective the date of application (in this case, the date of the affidavit, 24 November 1997).
3. In light of the foregoing, Telnet's application is approved effective the date of application (24 November 1997).
Laura M. Talbot-Allan
Secretary General
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