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File No. 8180-08
Ottawa, 12 March 2001
Ms. Katherine Peart
Director, Regulatory Matters
P.O. Box 8660, Station A
5850 Bilby Street
Dear Ms. Peart:
Re: EastLink/Island Tel Interconnection - Service to Charlottetown, PEI
This is in response to a letter from EastLink Telephone ("EastLink"), dated 8 February 2001, in which it provided information regarding how it satisified the requirements imposed on Competitive Local Exchange Carriers (CLECs) in Telecom Decision CRTC 97-8, Local Competition, 1 May 1997 (Decision 97-8).
Based on the statements made by EastLink in its letter, Commission staff considers that
Eastlink has met the CLEC requirements set out by the Commission in Decision 97-8 and is in a position to provide service as a CLEC in the Charlottetown exchange of Island Tel's operating territory, provided it continues to meet those requirements and complies on an ongoing basis with the Canadian ownership and control regime set out in section 16 of the Telecommunications Act and in the associated regulations.
Director, Competition Implementation
c.c.: A. DeCaigny, Central Fund Administrator
T. Byrne, Island Telecom Inc.
B. Richardson (819) 997-4678
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