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Ottawa, 22 January 2014

Our File: 8661-N1-201317405


Mr. Dallas Yeullet
Senior Manager, Regulatory Compliance
Northwestel Inc.
PO Box 2727
Whitehorse, Yukon Y1A 4Y4

Dear Mr. Yeulett:

RE: Part 1 Application by Northwestel Inc. and ARDICOM Digital Communications Inc. for adoption of the Commission’s affiliate rules with one modification

On 12 December 2013, Northwestel Inc. (Northwestel) and ARDICOM Digital Communications Inc. (ARDICOM) filed the above-noted application.

Northwestel is requested to provide by 3 February 2014 a response to the question set out in the attachment.

Yours sincerely,

Original signed by

Mario Bertrand
Director, Dispute Resolution

c.c: Jesslyn Mullaney, CRTC,


In Northwestel Inc. – Application to review and vary Telecom Decision 2012-644 regarding V-Connect service, Telecom Decision CRTC 2013-710, and Northwestel Inc. – Regulatory Framework, Modernization Plan, and related matters, Telecom Decision CRTC 2013-711, both dated18 December 2013, the Commission determined that it would forbear from the regulation of satellite wide area network (WAN) services, including V-Connect service and Ethernet WAN service, in Northwestel’s operating territory.
Paragraph 10 of Northwestel’s and ARDICOM’s 12 December 2013 application states that ARDICOM resells Frame Relay, Ethernet WAN, Ethernet MAN and IPVPN service (V-Connect) to customers in Northwestel’s traditional service area. Attachment 1 to the application (confidential) provides ARDICOM’s current customer list.

With respect to Attachment 1, indicate the percentage of each of the services that are provided over terrestrial facilities and that are provided over satellite facilities.


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