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Ottawa, 27 July 2007

File No.   8640-T66-200612714

By E-mail

Willie Grieve
Vice President, Telecom Policy & Regulatory Affairs
Telus Communications Company
21 - 10020 100 Street NW
Edmonton, Alberta
T5J 0N5

Dear Mr Grieve :

Re:   Part VII application seeking forbearance of TCC's High-Speed digital services

On 14 June 2007, the Commission received a Part VII application by Telus Communications Company (TCC).

In Service standards for the disposition of telecommunications applications , Telecom Circular CRTC 2006-11, 7 December 2006 , the Commission stated that it would categorize Part VII applications into two types: Type 1 applications that generally do not involve multiple parties or raise significant policy issues and Type 2 applications that do involve multiple parties and/or raise significant policy issues

The Commission also adopted the following service standards for Part VII applications:

•  Type 1 Part VII applications - 90 percent of determinations to be issued on an interim or final basis within four months of the close-of-record; and

•  Type 2 Part VII applications - 85 percent of determinations to be issued on an interim or final basis within eight months of the close-of-record.

The Commission stated that it would inform applicants, by letter, within 10 days of the end of the comment period for applications, whether the application is considered to be a Type 1 or Type 2 application, and the applicable service standard.

Commission staff has assessed the above application and considers it to be a Type 1 application.   Accordingly, the Commission expects to issue an interim or final determination within 4 months of the close-of-record.

Yours sincerely,

'Original signed by L. Fancy'

Lynne Fancy
A/Director, Competition Implementation and Technology

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