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Ottawa, 28 September 2015

File No. 8663-C12-201401041


Mr. Ian Scott
Executive Director, Telesat
1601 Telesat Court
Ottawa Ontario  K1B 5P4

RE:   Review of Telesat Canada’s price ceiling for C-band fixed satellite services – Requests for Information

Dear Mr. Scott:

In Telecom Notice of Consultation CRTC 2015-133 , the Commission initiated a review of Telesat’s price ceiling for C-band fixed satellite services. The Commission indicated that it may request information, in the form of interrogatories, on or before 5 October 2015.

Telesat is to file responses to the requests for information set out in the attachment by 16 November 2015. Commission staff notes that it may request additional information from any party to the proceeding on or before 5 October 2015, consistent with Telecom Notice of Consultation CRTC 2015-133.

Should you have any questions regarding this letter, please contact Greg Milosek by email at or by phone at (819) 953-4720.

Yours sincerely

Original signed by

Kay Saicheua
Director, Competition & Emergency Services Policy 
Telecommunications Sector

cc:     Jeremy Lendvay,
Eric MacFarlane,
Greg Milosek,

Distribution List

Brent Perrott,
Dean Proctor,
Graham Neill,
Ian Wilson,
Jean-François Dumoulin,
Jean-François Léger,
John MacKenzie,
Linda Maljan,
Philippe Gauvin,
Rob McMahon,
Roland Renner,,
Walt Juchniewicz,

Requests for information directed at Telesat


Provide an electronic copy of the cost model used to support Telesat’s response. Identify all methodologies and assumptions used, with supporting rationale. The filing should also include (i) all formulas used to calculate costs so that the Commission can understand how the cost inputs were developed, (ii) all the associated linked spreadsheet files, (iii) a brief description of the input data variables, (iv) the vintage of the input data, (v) any other supporting data used to develop the various costs, and (vi) any other relevant costing details. This cost information should be disclosed in accordance with Confidentiality of information used to establish wholesale service rates, Telecom Regulatory Policy CRTC 2012-592, 26 October 2012.


Review of Telesat Canada’s price ceiling for C-band fixed satellite services, Telecom Notice of Consultation CRTC 2015-133, 9 April 2015

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