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Telecom Order CRTC 99-577


Ottawa, 23 June 1999


On 1 June 1999, the Société d’administration des tarifs d’accès des télécommunicateurs filed, on behalf of La Compagnie de Téléphone Upton Inc., an application for approval of tariff revisions to increase individual-line residential and business rates to $19.85 and $39.95 respectively.


File No.: Tariff Notice 17


1. The proposed rate changes are filed pursuant to Review of Contribution Regime of Independent Telephone Companies in Ontario and Quebec, Telecom Decision CRTC 99-5, 21 April 1999 (Decision 99-5).


2. In Decision 99-5, the Commission directed independent telephone companies in Ontario and Quebec with residential and business rates below $19.85 and $45.45, respectively, to increase their rates to those levels, effective 1 July 1999. However, increases to these rate levels are not required to the extent that the contribution rate is reduced to $0.02 per minute.


3. The Commission notes the company’s submission that its contribution rate for the year 2000 should be $0.02 and that it has therefore not proposed to increase its local rates to the prescribed levels.


4. In light of the foregoing, the Commission approves Tariff Notice 17, effective 1 July 1999.


Secretary General


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