ARCHIVED - Telecom Commission Letter Addressed to Mr. Mark Rapley (676766 Ontario Ltd o/a KWIC Internet)
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Ottawa, 4 October 2017
Our reference: 8663-C12-201015470
Mr. Mark Rapley
Director of Operations
676766 Ontario Ltd o/a KWIC Internet
22 Peel Street
Simcoe, Ontario N3Y 1R9
Re: 676766 Ontario Ltd o/a KWIC Internet – Obligations of local VoIP service providers with respect to 9-1-1 emergency service
Dear Mr. Rapley:
On 2 August 2017, KWIC Internet filed information related to its local VoIP 9-1-1 emergency service. This is to advise you that based on the information provided by KWIC Internet including the name of the 9-1-1 service provider, Commission staff is satisfied that KWIC Internet’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 KWIC Internet 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.
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Director, Dispute Resolution & Regulatory Implementation
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