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Telecom Order

Ottawa, 12 March 1998
Telecom Order CRTC 98-272
On 17 September 1997, Tuckersmith Communications Co-operative Limited filed an application for approval of depreciation life characteristics.
File No.: 8630-T7-01/97
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 2022
2120 Parking Lot Unit 15 yrs
2011 Central Office - Power 2010
2221 Central Office - Digital Switching 2011
2215C Concentrators 2009
2215A Carrier/LD-1 Unit 15 yrs
2210 Main Distribution Frame 2009
2314/2315 Station Apparatus - Unit 16 yrs
2423C/2423F Buried Cable Unit 20 yrs
2610 Furniture & Office Unit 10 yrs
2610 Computer Hardware Unit 5 yrs
2222/2223 Software Unit 5 yrs
2227 EAS Software Unit 10 yrs
2641 Vehicles Unit 7 yrs
2641 Tools & Equipment Unit 10 yrs
ASL: Average Service Life
AYFR: Average Year of Final Retirement

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