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Ottawa, 24 December 2008


File Nos:   8740-B54-200814600 


Distribution List


Re:   Revised process associated with CDN Link Service applications: Bell  Aliant/Bell Canada TN 218/7163, SaskTel TN 189, and TCC TN 168D


By a letter dated 26 August 2008, the Commission directed the ILECs to submit revised cost studies along with associated tariff pages for their CDN Link Services, in accordance with their revised Phase II cost methodology manuals. The Commission also set out a process for comment and reply comment, which concluded 1 December 2008.


To assist the Commission in disposing of these applications, Bell Aliant Regional Communications, Limited Partnership (Bell Aliant), Bell Canada, Saskatchewan Telecommunications (SaskTel) and Telus Communications Company (TCC) are requested to provide responses to the attached interrogatories concerning their respective CDN link service cost studies. Responses to these interrogatories are to be filed with the Commission and served on the parties listed on the distribution list, by 28 January 2009 .  

In light of the above, Commission staff sets out further process as follows:

The above material must be filed and served on all parties to this process by the dates set out above and must be received, not merely sent, by those dates.


Yours sincerely,


Original signed by


Yvan Davidson
Senior Manager, Competitor Services and Costing




cc:   Pamela Cormier (819) 953-9675


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Distribution List                                                                                                  


Bell Aliant
Bell Canada
MTS Allstream


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