Telecom Procedural Letter Addressed to Bell Canada

Ottawa, 25 September 2018

Our reference: 8640-M59-201805631


Mr. Phillippe Gauvin
Assistant General Counsel
Bell Canada
160 Elgin Street, 19th Floor
Ottawa, Ontario K2P 2C4

Re: Bell MTS – Application for forbearance from the regulation of business local exchange services in various Manitoba exchanges – Revised

Dear Sir:

The Commission received a Part 1 application from Bell MTS Inc. (Bell MTS), dated 31 July 2018, in which the company requested forbearance from the regulation of business local exchange services in 24 exchanges in Manitoba. Shaw Telecom G.P. (Shaw) and Westman Communications Group (Westman) submitted interventions, dated 28 August and 7 September 2018, respectively. Bell MTS did not submit reply comments by the 10 September 2018 deadline.

The Commission received a revised Part 1 application from Bell MTS, dated 14 September 2018, which included the following changes:

In order to provide all parties an adequate opportunity to comment on the revised application, the deadlines associated with Bell MTS’s application are modified as follows:

Please note that the interventions filed in response to the initial application will continue to form part of the record of this proceeding.


Original signed by

Philippe Kent
Director, Competition and Emergency Services Policy
Telecommunications Sector

c.c.:  Paul Cowling, Shaw,
S.J. (Shep) Kastra, Westman,
CLECs and Proposed CLECs

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