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Telecom Order CRTC 2003-290

  Ottawa, 22 July 2003

Aliant Telecom Inc.

  Reference: Tariff Notices 73 and 73A

Enhanced consumer access


The Commission received an application by Aliant Telecom Inc. (Aliant Telecom), dated 3 March 2003 and amended on 6 June 2003, to add item 300.1, enhanced Consumer Access, to its General Tariff. Enhanced consumer access is a new service available in Nova Scotia and Prince Edward Island at a monthly rate of $36.00.


Aliant Telecom stated that the proposed service consists of residential network exchange service and a choice of up to seven of the following calling features: 3-Way Calling; Call Answer; Call Display; Call Forwarding; Call Return and Ring Again; Call Waiting; Intercom; Select Ring; Call Screen (Nova Scotia); Visual Call Waiting (Nova Scotia) and Visual Call Waiting Deluxe (Nova Scotia).


Aliant Telecom proposed to categorize the service as a residential optional service to be included in the high cost serving area and non-high cost serving area residential optional services baskets, consistent with paragraph 398 of Regulatory framework for second price cap period, Telecom Decision CRTC 2002-34, 30 May 2002.


The Commission received no comments with respect to the application.


The Commission approves Aliant Telecom's application. The revisions take effect as of the date of this order.
  Secretary General
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