Commission Letter adressed to Robert Eslinger (RFNow Inc.)
Ottawa, 10 September 2021
Our reference: 8180-R41-201013706
297 Nelson Street, W.
Virden, Manitoba, R0M 2C0
RE: Registration of RFNow Inc. as a CLEC
Dear Robert Eslinger:
This letter is to confirm that RFNow Inc. (RFNow) completed the requirements to register as a Competitive Local Exchange Carrier (CLEC). Based on the information provided, Commission staff informs RFNow it meets the requirements to be placed on the CLEC list as a CLEC type I and is hereby authorized to:
- Provide local switched services as a CLEC provided it continues to meet the requirements set out in Decision 97-8 (http://www.crtc.gc.ca/eng/8180/8180m.htm)
- Provide local switched services as a CLEC in the exchanges of Alexander, Brandon, Cromer, Douglas, Elkhorn, Kenton, Oak Lake, Pipestone, Reston and Virden (MB) in Bell MTS’ territory.
Commission staff reminds RFNow that in order to remain on any registration list(s), it must comply with the appropriate regulatory regime and complete the required information in the Data Collection System (DCS) on an annual basis.
The registered entity must also keep any information in its Basic International Telecommunications Services (BITS) license application current.
Failure to comply with any of the above-noted statutory requirements may result in the revocation of RFNow’s authority to provide service and removal from the CRTC’s registration list(s). As per Telecom Regulatory Policy 2019-354, entities removed from any registration list will be placed on the list of withdrawn telecommunications provider registrations published on the Commission’s website.
Original signed by
Senior Manager – Market Intelligence
c.c.: Bryden McMaster, Central Fund Administrator
J.R. Sarrazin, President of the Canadian LNP Consortium Inc.
Julia Kennedy, Secretary of the Central Fund Administration Consortium
Kelly T. Walsh, Canadian Numbering Administrator
Gary Jessop, Canadian Numbering Consortium Inc.
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