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Ottawa, 15 August 2007

File No.: 8640-T66-200709074  


Kenneth G. Englehart
Vice-President - Regulatory
Rogers Communications Inc.
333 Bloor Street East
Toronto, Ontario
M4W 1G9

Re: TELUS Communications Company - Application for forbearance from the regulation of business local exchange services in qualifying markets in Alberta , British Columbia and Quebec

In order for the Commission to make a determination with regard to forbearance of the local business services market in certain exchanges in TELUS Communication Company's operating territory, Rogers Communications Inc. is requested to file their responses to the attached interrogatory, and serve copies to all parties, by 20 August  2007 .

Where a document is to be filed or served by a specific date, the document must be actually received, and not merely sent, by that date.

Yours sincerely, 

'Original signed by L. Fancy'

Lynne Fancy
Acting Director - Competition Implementation and Technology


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In a letter dated 25 July 2007 regarding the above noted application, Rogers Communication Inc. (RCI) submitted that it did not offer business local exchange services in the operating territory of TELUS Communications Company (TCC) over its own cable facilities.   TCC has, on the same record, identified that the former CNCI [1] , now owned by RCI, was co-located in 23 of the exchanges for which it had requested forbearance.

a)  Confirm that RCI is co-located in the exchanges identified by TCC;

b)  Confirm whether or not RCI offers business local exchange services via leased local loops in the exchanges in question; and

c)   Confirm whether or not RCI is able to offer business local exchange services via leased local loops to at least 75% of business customers in the exchanges in question.   If not, provide the reasons why RCI cannot and estimate for each exchange to what percentage of business customers RCI is able to offer business local exchange services.

[1] Call-Net Communications Inc.

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