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Ottawa, 24 March 2015

Our reference: 8695-B54-201410902


Mr. Philippe Gauvin
Senior Legal Counsel
Bell Canada
160 Elgin Street, 19th floor
Ottawa, Ontario K2P 2C4

Re: Part 1 Application regarding imbalance payments to Fibernetics for the termination of traffic

Bell Aliant Regional Communications, L.P. (Bell Aliant) and Bell Canada (collectively, the Bell companies) are requested to provide responses to the questions set out in the attachment by 7 April 2015, serving a copy on Fibernetics Corporation (Fibernetics) and all interested parties  by the same date.

Fibernetics and other parties may file comments on the Bell companies’ responses by 13 April 2015, serving a copy on all parties, by the same date.

The Bell companies may file reply comments by 16 April 2015, serving a copy on Fibernetics and all interested parties by the same date.

Where a document is to be filed or served by a specific date, the document must be actually received, not merely sent, by that date.


Original signed by

Michel Murray
Director, Dispute Resolution & Regulatory Implementation
Telecommunications Sector

c.c.: Jesslyn Mullaney, CRTC, 819-953-5255,
Rick Schleihauf, Fibernetics,
Russ Friesen, MTS Allstream,
Simon-Pierre Olivier, Rogers,
Edmund Chislett, Comwave,
William Sandiford, CNOC,
Stephen Schmidt, Telus,

Attach. (1)


  1. What is the amount of the imbalance payments in 2014 that the Bell companies have made to Fibernetics for the traffic that, as alleged by the Bell companies, has been diverted? Describe in detail the method used to calculate the amount.
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