Telecom Order CRTC 2020-263

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Reference: 2020-213 and 2020-213-1

Ottawa, 13 August 2020

Northwestel Inc. – Final approval of a tariff application

  1. The Commission approves on a final basis the following tariff application:
    Table of Tariff Applications
    Applicant Tariff Notice and description Date of application Effective date
    Northwestel Inc. TN 1086
    Private Wire Services Tariff – Reclassification of V-Connect Service in two communities
    18 June 2020 1 September 2020
  2. The Commission received no interventions with respect to the application.
  3. In accordance with subparagraph 1(b)(i) of the 2006 Policy Direction,Footnote 1 the Commission considers that final approval of this application will advance the policy objective set out in paragraph 7(f) of the Telecommunications ActFootnote 2.
  4. In accordance with the 2019 Policy Direction,Footnote 3 the Commission considers that this order, which is based on a complete record, can promote competition, affordability, consumer interests, and innovation. Specifically, the final approval of this application (i) will promote consumer interests by reclassifying two communities, in the context of V-Connect Service, from Type C to Type B to reflect network fibre upgrades, which will result in lower rates and more service options for customers; and (ii) will ensure that consumers have access to high-quality telecommunications services as a result of receiving the network upgrades.
  5. Revised tariff pages are to be issued within 10 calendar days of the date of this order. Revised tariff pages can be submitted to the Commission without a description page or a request for approval; a tariff application is not required.

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