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Ottawa, 29 September 2010
File No. 8661-T8-201011692
Mr. Rob Olenick
1046 Lithium Drive
Thunder Bay, Ontario P7B 6G3.
Dear Mr. Olenick:
Re: TBayTel - Application requesting relief with respect to the regulatory framework for the provision of digital network access (DNA) services by SILECs to ILECs
On 22 July 2010, the Commission received a Part VII application by TBayTel.
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:
- 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
- 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, it is expected that the Commission will issue interim or final determinations within 4 months of the close-of-record.
Original signed by
Director, Competition Implementation and Technology
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