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Telecom Order CRTC 2003-415

  Ottawa, 14 October 2003

MTS Communications Inc.

  Reference: Tariff Notices 512 and 512A

Local network interconnection and component unbundling


The Commission received an application by MTS Communications Inc. (MTS), dated 18 August 2003 and amended on 5 September 2003, to revise Supplementary Tariff Access Services for Interconnection with Carriers and other Service Providers item 105, Local Network Interconnection and Component Unbundling, pursuant to Provision of telecommunications services to customers in multi-dwelling units, Telecom Decision CRTC 2003-45, 30 June 2003 (Decision 2003-45).


In Decision 2003-45, the Commission directed:
  • local exchange carriers (LECs) that provide unbundled loops to file proposed tariff pages to allow LECs the option of terminating leased unbundled loops either at the service provider demarcation point or at the customer demarcation point, at current tariff rates; and
  • LECs that have responsibility and control of copper in-building wire in a multi-dwelling unit to file proposed tariff pages permitting other LECs to connect to and use the copper in-building wire at no charge.


The Commission received comments from Allstream Inc. (Allstream) dated 29 August 2003. Allstream commented that Saskatchewan Telecommunications' application filed in response to Decision 2003-45 should be used as a model by the Commission with respect to all incumbent local exchange carriers.


The Commission finds that MTS' proposed wording adheres to the directives of Decision 2003-45.


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