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Ottawa, 9 November 2010

Our reference: 8180-C178-201015876

Via Letter and Email

Michel Messier
Cogeco Data Services LP
5 Place Ville Marie, bureau 1700
Montréal, QC
H3B 0B3

RE: Registration of Cogeco Data Services LP as a Proposed Competitive Local Exchange Carrier (CLEC)

Mr. Messier:

On 8 November 2010, Cogeco Data Services LP (CDSLP) completed the requirements to register as a proposed CLEC. Based on the information provided, CDSLP meets the requirements to be placed on the proposed CLEC list and is hereby authorized to:

You will find a description of the requirements for registration as a full CLEC at the following link, which summarizes the CLEC obligations defined in Decision 97-8: http://www.crtc.gc.ca/eng/comm/telecom/eslcclec.htm

CDSLP is reminded that in order to remain on any Facilities-Based registration list(s), it must comply with the appropriate regulatory regime and complete the following forms in the Data Collection System (DCS) on an annual basis:

The registered entity must also keep any information in its Basic International Telecommunications Services (BITS) license application current.

Failure to comply with any of the above noted statutory requirements will result in the revocation of CDSLP’s authority to provide service and removal from the CRTC’s registration list(s).

Yours sincerely,

Original signed by

Paul Godin
Director General - Industry and Market Analysis

c.c.:       Garth Steele, Central Fund Administrator
J.R. Sarrazin, President of the Canadian LNP Consortium Inc.
S. Whitehead, Secretary of the Central Fund Administration Consortium
Glenn Pilley, Canadian Numbering Administrator
Gary Jessop, Canadian Numbering Consortium Inc.
David Mah, Associate Director, Regulatory Affairs, Bell Canada

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