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Telecom Order CRTC 2004-121

  Ottawa, 16 April 2004

Aliant Telecom Inc.

  Reference: Tariff Notice 126

Centrex service


The Commission received an application by Aliant Telecom Inc. (Aliant Telecom), dated 3 March 2004, to revise the following items in order to increase by $2 the non-contracted monthly rate for Centrex service in the smaller volume bands (up to 1,500 lines) in the provinces of Nova Scotia, Newfoundland and Labrador, Prince Edward Island and for all volume bands in New Brunswick:
  • Maritime Tel & Tel Limited (MTT) General Tariff item 780.4, Centrex Business Service, and item 975, Small Business Network Service;
  • Island Telecom Inc. General Tariff item 698.5, Centrex Business Service;
  • NBTel Inc. General Tariff item 70.2(1), Business Communications Service; and
  • NewTel Communications Inc. General Tariff item 190.2(b), Provincial Centrex Service.


Aliant Telecom also proposed to remove MTT General Tariff item 775, Centrex Business Service, Contract Rate Ceilings, since it is an expired promotion.


The Commission received not comments with respect to the application.


The Commission notes that Centrex service is currently categorized as an uncapped service and as such, it is not subject to the price constraints pursuant to Regulatory framework for second price cap period, Telecom Decision CRTC 2002-34, 30 May 2002.


The Commission also notes that Aliant Telecom will inform customers of the proposed rate increase through an informational letter.


The Commission approves Aliant Telecom's application. The revisions take effect as of 15 May 2004.
  Secretary General
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