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Ottawa, 3 November 2006
File No.: 8661-C12-200610057
Mr. Terry Connolly
Dear Mr. Connolly :
Re: Telecom Public Notice CRTC 2006-11
TELUS Communications Company is requested to provide comprehensive answers, including any supporting information, to the attached questions by 27 November 2006 .
'Original signed by S. Bédard '
c.c. Interested parties to PN 2006-11-1 (Attached)
1. Provide the following information for each of the years from 2002 to 2005:
2. Provide, to the extent possible, the percentage of residential network access customers who did not request a new installation or a move during: (i) the last 5 years, and (ii) the last 10 years.
3. Provide the following information for the company's Alberta and British Columbia serving territories combined:
4. For the year 2005, provide the proportion of households by age group along with the corresponding percentage of new installations and moves represented by the age group for the following age groups:
5. Provide the number of customers who opted for the company's instalment payment plan in each year for the period from 2002 to 2005.
6. The company argued that its proposals would improve the affordability of its residential exchange services. Provide the company's views, with supporting rationale, on how its proposal would impact low-income households.
7. With regard to its proposal to increase rates in High Cost Service Areas (HCSAs), provide the company's views on how its subsidy requirement should be calculated and explain the company's proposal using a detailed example. Provide justification for the proposed treatment.
8. In this proceeding, customers have complained that they would effectively pay the equivalent of the service charges over time although they may cause no additional costs to the company. Provide the company's views, with justification, on whether the company's proposal would result in unjust discrimination with respect to the customers that do not request new installations, contrary to subsection 27(2) of the Telecommunications Act .
9. Provide the company's views, with justification, on whether the company's proposal to increase rates in band B to absorb revenue losses in band A would result in unjust discrimination with respect to the customers in band B, contrary to subsection 27(2) of the Telecommunications Act .
10. If the Commission were to direct the company to modify its proposal to encompass an equal rate increase to its residential customers in all bands, including bands A and B, in both Alberta and British Columbia on a revenue neutral basis:
11. Provide the company's view on implementing rate increase that would be revenue neutral by HCSAs and non-HCSAs.
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