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Ottawa, 14 May 2010

CRTC Interconnection Steering Committee consensus item – Carrier Identification Code Assignment Guidelines

File number: 8621-C12-01/08

1.     On 10 February 2010, the Canadian Steering Committee on Numbering (CSCN) of the CRTC Interconnection Steering Committee (CISC) submitted the following consensus report to the Commission:

2.     The consensus report and the attached guidelines are available on the Commission's website at

3.     The Commission has reviewed the above-noted consensus report and guidelines, and approves them with the modifications below (changes are in italics):

The third paragraph of the Introduction is to read as follows:

To ensure Canadian regulatory requirements and geographically unique circumstances are considered in the administrative processes, the CSCN reviews, modifies and/or adopts INC guidelines, or develops unique Canadian adjuncts or guidelines, associated with NANP numbering resources for application in Canada. All numbering resource guidelines and adjuncts developed by the CSCN must be approved by the CRTC before they apply in Canada.

Item i) under "Numbering Administration Process in Canada" is to read as follows:

In the event the CNA and NANPA disagree in the administrative process or interpretation of adjuncts or guidelines, the CRTC-approved adjuncts or guidelines shall prevail in Canada.

The second paragraph under "Modifications to the INC Carrier Identification Code (CIC) Assignment Guidelines Applicable in Canada' is to read as follows:

The CRTC has approved the following modifications to the INC Carrier Identification Code Assignment Guidelines for application and use in Canada.

Secretary General

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