Telecom Commission Letter Addressed to Mr. James Mackenzie (AXSIT CORPORATION)
Ottawa, 4 October 2017
Our reference: 8663-C12-201015470
Mr. James Mackenzie
President & CEO
6420 6A Street SE
Calgary, Alberta T2H 2B7
Re: AXSIT CORPORATION – Obligations of local VoIP service providers with respect to
9-1-1 emergency service
Dear Mr. Mackenzie:
On 3 August 2017, AXSIT CORPORATION filed information related to its local VoIP 9-1-1 emergency service. This is to advise you that based on the information provided by AXSIT CORPORATION including the name of the 9-1-1 service provider, Commission staff is satisfied that AXSIT CORPORATION’s VoIP service 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 2005-21Footnote1 and Telecom Decision 2005-61Footnote2. Finally, as of the date of this letter, Commission staff notes that AXSIT CORPORATION has completed the required information to be placed on the Commission’s list of Resellers and has a Basic International Telecommunications Service (BITS) licence.
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 by the date the company begins offering service to consumers. The company is also responsible for meeting all ongoing regulatory filings to maintain its licences and 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.
Original signed by
Director, Dispute Resolution & Regulatory Implementation
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