Telecom Commission Letter Addressed to BullsEye Telecom Inc.

Ottawa, 12 January 2016

Our reference: 8663-C12-201015470

BY EMAIL

Mr. David Bailey
Vice-President – Corporate Development
BullsEye Telecom Inc.
PO Box 24210 RPO Hazeldean
Kanata, Ontario  K2M 2C3
canadaregulatory@bullseyetelecom.com

RE: BullsEye Telecom Inc. - Obligations of local VoIP service providers with respect to 9-1-1 emergency service and registration as a reseller

Dear Mr. Bailey:

On 3 December 2015, BullsEye Telecom Inc. filed information related to its local VoIP 9-1-1 emergency service.

This is to advise you that based on the information provided by BullsEye Telecom Inc., including the name of its 9-1-1 service provider, Commission staff is satisfied that BullsEye Telecom Inc. meets its obligations for providing VoIP 9-1-1 service. Commission staff also considers that the proposed customer notification texts submitted by the company for review by the Commission are in compliance with the directives in Telecom Decision 2005-21 Fo otnote 1 and Telecom Decision 2005-61Footnote 2. Finally, as of the date of this letter, Commission staff notes that BullsEye Telecom Inc. has a Basic International Telecommunications Service (BITS) licence and is on the Commission's reseller list.

It is the company's responsibility to continue to provide 9-1-1 service to its customers and to provide customer notification texts informing customers of any 9-1-1 service limitations. The customer notification texts must be posted on the company's website within five (5) business days of this letter, or in the case of new companies, on the day the company starts offering service. The company is also responsible for meeting all ongoing regulatory filings to maintain its BITS and reseller registrations.

Finally, the company is responsible for keeping current with regulations concerning the provision of 9-1-1 service. These regulations can be found on the Commission's website at http://www.crtc.gc.ca/eng/telephone8.htm.

Sincerely,

Original signed by

Michel Murray
Director, Dispute Resolution & Regulatory Implementation
Telecommunications Sector
c.c: Christopher Copeland, regulatory@tacitlaw.com
Wendy McClintock, CRTC, (819) 639-6211, wendy.mcclintock@crtc.gc.ca

Footnotes

Footnote 1

Emergency service obligations for local VoIP service providers, Telecom Decision CRTC 2005-21, 4 April 2005 (Telecom Decision 2005-21).

Return to footnote 1

Footnote 2

Follow-up to Emergency services obligations for local VoIP service providers, Decision 2005-21 - Customer notification requirements, Telecom Decision CRTC 2005-61, 20 October 2005 (Telecom Decision 2005-61).

Return to footnote 2

Date modified: