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Ottawa, 22 June 2012

By email:

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Dear Madam or Sir:

RE:   Status of implementation of local competition and wireless number portability in small ILEC territories

In recent Telecom Decisions1, the Commission approved the implementation plans for local competition, including local number portability (referred to jointly as local competition) and/or wireless number portability (WNP) in territories of various small incumbent local exchange carriers (small ILECs). As part of these decisions, the Commission directed the small ILECs to implement local competition and WNP as quickly as possible so that competitors may begin operating within the small ILECs’ serving territory by no later than 23 July 2012.

Commission staff requests Téléphone Milot inc., Sogetel inc., Téléphone Guèvremont inc., Bruce Telecom, Hay Communications Co-operative Limited, Mornington Communications Co-operative Limited, Tuckersmith Communications Co-operative Limited, and Wightman Telecom Ltd. provide a status update regarding their respective implementation plans.

Accordingly, the companies are to submit, by 29 June 2012, the below information in order to confirm that they will complete the implementation of local competition/WNP by the prescribed date of 23 July 2012.

Local competition implementation milestone Date completed Date planned for completion
Company and competitor(s) complete their discussions on LNI and LNP requirements    
Company files its competitor services tariffs for Commission approval    
Commission approves the company’s competitor services tariffs    
MALI signed    
Physical interconnection and related tests and acceptance are completed, related circuits put in service    
Personnel training on LNP and CLOG methods completed    
Field tests undertaken with competitor(s) on LNP and CLOG procedures and systems    
All tests completed successfully and competitor(s) is/are operational as a CLEC in the Company’s LIR    

Yours sincerely,

Original signed by:

Chris Seidl
Executive Director


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[1] Telecom Decisions 2012-35, 2012-37, 2012-38, 2012-40, 2012-41, 2012-42, 2012-45, and 2012-47.

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