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Telecom Order CRTC 2004-89

  Ottawa, 18 March 2004

NorthernTel Limited Partnership

  Reference: Tariff Notice 203



The Commission received an application by NorthernTel Limited Partnership (NorthernTel), dated 15 December 2003, to add General Tariff item 7, WireCare, to Section N850, in order to provide single line residence customers with a maintenance plan for inside wire at $2.00 per month.


NorthernTel filed an economic study in support of its application.


The Commission received no comments with respect to the application.


In Regulatory framework for the small incumbent telephone companies, Decision CRTC 2001-756, 14 December 2001, the Commission determined that the fourth basket of capped services would comprise all other services offered by the small incumbent local exchange carriers, such as optional services, multi-element service categories, special facilities tariffs and competitor access tariffs. It also determined that rates for these services would generally be permitted to increase up to any already approved rate for the same service. It stated that tariff applications could be submitted at any time and should reference when and where the Commission approved the rate. In that decision, the Commission stated that for rate increases that go beyond this, an economic study must accompany the application.


The Commission finds that the economic study is acceptable.


The Commission approves NorthernTel's application. The revisions take effect as of the date of this order.


NorthernTel is to issue revised tariff pages forthwith to reflect these changes.
  Secretary General
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