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Ottawa, 24 August 2012
CISC Business Process Working Group – Consensus report (BPRE070b) and the updated Special MALI (BPAGSMALI1.1)
File number: 8621-C12-01/08
1. On 8 June 2012, the Business Process Working Group (BPWG) of the CRTC Interconnection Steering Committee (CISC) submitted the following consensus report and updated Special Master Agreement for Local Interconnection (Special MALI) for Commission approval:
- Small CLEC – Agreement Requirements – Supplement to BPRE070a (BPRE070b)
- Updated Special MALI (BPAGSMALI1.1)
2. The consensus report and updated Special MALI can be found in the “Reports” section of the BPWG page, which is available in the CISC section of the Commission’s website at www.crtc.gc.ca.
3. The above-referenced documents were submitted in order to reflect the Commission’s determinations in CISC Business Process Working Group – Consensus report BPRE070a regarding Type III and Type IV CLEC agreement requirements, Telecom Decision CRTC 2011-574, 8 September 2011.
4. However, the BPWG submitted that the definition of an “outsourcing CLEC”1 approved by the Commission in the above-noted decision could lead to confusion because it was only the outsourcing of interconnection functions that led to the creation of the Special MALI. Accordingly, the BPWG proposed the following revised definition:
“Outsourcing CLEC” means a CLEC that obtains interconnection arrangements with other local exchange carriers from another party.
5. The Commission is of the view that the proposed definition is appropriate for the purposes of the Special MALI, which deals solely with interconnection arrangements, rather than CLEC obligations in general.
6. The Commission has reviewed and approves the above-noted consensus report and the updated Special MALI.
 The Commission notes that although in past decisions it has used the term “ESLC sous-jacente” in the French version to reflect “outsourcing CLEC” in English, the Commission will use the term “ESLC ayant recours à l’externalisation” going forward.
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