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Telecom Order

Ottawa, 12 March 1998
Telecom Order CRTC 98-267
On 11 September 1997, Brooke Telecom Co-operative Ltd. filed an application for approval of depreciation life characteristics.
File No.: 8630-B6-01/97
1. The Commission has reviewed the depreciation life characteristics contained in the attached Table.
2. The Commission finds these depreciation life characteristics to be reasonable.
3. The Commission intends to initiate, later in 1998, a public process to develop and put into place a more simplified process for depreciation filings by independent telephone companies.
4. In light of the foregoing, the Commission orders that:
The accounts listed in the attached Table be depreciated using the depreciation life characteristics contained therein.
Laura M. Talbot-Allan
Secretary General
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Account Description Dispersion ASL/AYFR
2120 Buildings 2017
2211 Central Office - Power 2009
2221 Central Office - Digital Switching 2011
2215C Subscriber Carrier Systems 2008
2215A/2215E Toll Carrier/LD-1 Unit 10 yrs
2210 Main Distribution Frame 2011
2314 Paystations Unit 6 yrs
2315 Station Apparatus - Regulated Unit 20 yrs
2321/2422C/ Buried Cable Unit 20 yrs
2610 Furniture & Office Equipment Unit 15 yrs
2610 Computer Hardware Unit 5 yrs
2610/2222 Software Unit 5 yrs
2227 EAS Software Unit 10 yrs
2641 Motor Vehicles Unit 5 yrs
2641 Tools & Test Equipment Unit 7 yrs
ASL: Average Service Life
AYFR: Average Year of Final Retirement
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