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Ottawa, 28 September 2012

Our Ref.: 8740-B20-201208307

Mr. Denis Henry
Vice-President - Regulatory
Government Affairs and Public Law
Bell Aliant Regional Communications, L.P.
Floor 19, 160 Elgin Street
Ottawa, Ontario K2P 2C4

Mr. Philippe Gauvin
Senior Counsel
Regulatory Law and Policy
Bell Canada
Floor 19, 160 Elgin Street
Ottawa, Ontario K2P 2C4

Mr. Michel Gilbert
Director - Regulatory Affairs
Télébec, Société en commandite
5e etage, 87 rue Ontario Ouest
Montréal, Québec H2X 1Y8

RE: Bell Canada Tariff Notice 926 and Télébec, Société en commandite Tariff Notice 452

Dear Sirs:

Bell Aliant Regional Communications, L.P.; Bell Canada and Télébec, Société en commandite (the Bell companies) filed information with respect to the above noted files for which a claim of confidentiality has been made pursuant to section 39 of the Telecommunications Act and the directions provided by the Commission in the Appendix to Procedures for filing confidential information and requesting its disclosure in Commission proceedings, Broadcasting and Telecom Information Bulletin CRTC 2010-961, 23 December 2010.

On 10 August 2012, Bragg Communications Inc., carrying on business as Eastlink, Cogeco Cable Inc., Rogers Communications Partnership, Shaw Communications Inc., and Quebecor Media Inc., on behalf of its affiliate Videotron G.P. (collectively, the cable carriers) requested that the Bell companies disclose on the public record the pole count information and the total third party expenses filed in confidence in the above-noted Tariff Notices.

The Bell companies may, by 10 October 2012, file comments with the Commission and serving a copy on interested parties, in response to the cable carriers’ requests for disclosure of confidential information. Comments must be received, not merely sent, by 10 October 2012.

Yours sincerely,

Original signed by

Mario Bertrand
Director Dispute Resolution & Decisions

Cc.: Eastlink :
Cogeco :
MTS Allstream :
Quebecor :
Rogers :
Shaw :

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