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Ottawa, 28 May 2010

Our file : 8640-B2-200909757


Mr. Jonathan Daniels
Vice President - Regulatory Law
Bell Canada
Floor 19, 160 Elgin Street
Ottawa, Ontario  K2P 2C4

Dear Mr. Daniels:

Re:  Part VII Application by Bell Canada requesting forbearance from the regulation of Bell Canada’s high-speed intra-exchange digital network access (DNA) services in specific wire centres in Ontario and Québec

On 26 June 2009, Bell Canada filed the above-mentioned Part VII application, requesting that the Commission forbear from regulating high-speed intra-exchange digital network access (high-speed DNA) services in 35 wire centres in Ontario and Quebec
(Bell Canada’s forbearance application).

On 1 February 2010, the Commission released Telecom Regulatory Policy 2010-50.  In Telecom Regulatory Policy 2010-50, the Commission provided clarification to the
high-speed DNA services forbearance reporting requirements set out in Telecom Decision 2007-35.

On 5 April 2010, MTS Allstream filed a Part VII Application requesting that the Commission review and vary Telecom Regulatory Policy 2010-50 (MTS Allstream’s Part VII Application).

In light of MTS Allstream’s Part VII Application and the impact that the disposition of that application could have on the high-speed DNA services forbearance reporting requirements, the Commission is suspending review of Bell Canada’s forbearance application pending disposition of MTS Allstream’s Part VII Application.

Yours sincerely,

Original signed by

Mario Bertrand
Competition Implementation and Technology

cc: Atria Networks L.P.                                       
Cogeco Cable Inc.                                        
MTS Allstream                                              
Quebecor Media/Vidéotron ltée                
Rogers Communications Inc.                     
TELUS Communications Company         
Kevin Pickell, CRTC                                     
Crystal Hulley, CRTC                                   


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