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Ottawa, 23 April 2010

Our Reference:  8622-Y6-201004663


Mr. Edward Antecol
Vice-President, Regulatory and Carrier Relations
Yak Communications (Canada) Corp.
48 Yonge Street, Suite 1200,
Toronto, ON.  M5E 1G6

Mr. Robert Hersche
Director of Regulatory Affairs
2121 Saskatchewan Drive,
Regina, SK  S4P 3Y2

Dear Sirs:

Re: Yak Communications (Canada) Corp. – Saskatchewan Telecommunications’ Refusal to Disconnect DNA Circuits

On 16 March 2010, the Commission received the above-mentioned Part VII application by Yak Communications Corp.

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:

i. 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

ii. 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 four months of the close-of-record.

Yours sincerely,

Original signed by

Suzanne Bédard
Senior Manager, Tariffs

c.c.:   Brendan Keown, CRTC, (819) 953-4945,

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