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Telecom Order

Ottawa, 3 September 1998
Telecom Order CRTC 98-889
On 14 April 1998, Maritime Tel & Tel Limited (MT&T) filed an application for approval of tariff revisions to General Tariff Item 13, Resale and Sharing, to recover the Carrier Access Tariff charges associated with an alternate provider of long distance service's competitive traffic which terminates in or originates from independent telephone company territories.
File No.: Tariff Notice 696
1.MT&T further requested that the Commission ratify, under section 25(4) of the Telecommunications Act, the retroactive application of the proposed tariff revisions.
2.By Telecom Order CRTC 98-437, dated 7 May 1998, the Commission granted interim approval to the proposed tariff revisions and deferred consideration of the retroactive application of the revisions.
3.Comments were received from AT&T Canada Long Distance Services Company, dated 17 April 1998, and reply comments were received from Stentor Resource Centre Inc., dated 25 May 1998.
4.Based on the record of this proceeding, the Commission concludes that the retroactive application of the proposed tariff revisions is not justified in this case.
5.The Commission orders that:
a) The proposed tariff revisions are approved on a final basis.
b) The proposed retroactive application of the tariff revisions is denied.
Laura M. Talbot-Allan
Secretary General
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