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Ottawa, 20 May 2010

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Mr. David Palmer
Director, Regulatory Affairs
Bell Canada
160 Elgin St - 19th Floor
Ottawa, ON K2P 2C4

Subject: Follow-up to Broadcasting and Telecom Regulatory Policy CRTC 2009-430 Accessibility of telecommunications and broadcasting services (the Accessibility Policy)

Dear Mr. Palmer:

This is further to Bell Canada’s letter dated April 12, 2010, in which you provide the status of some related items set out in the Accessibility Policy, as requested by the Commission on 22 March 2010.

In your reply, you state that with the transition to the High-Speed Packet Access (HSPA) wireless network in the fall of 2009, Bell Mobility has been able to offer a much wider range of wireless handsets with improved accessibility and built-in applications that enhance accessibility.  

Please provide the Commission with a list of handsets that you are currently offering and/or planning to offer, in accordance with the requirements of paragraphs 44 and 46 of the Accessibility Policy.

Please provide your response by 28 May 2010.



Martine Vallee
Director, Social & Consumer Policy
Policy Development and Research

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