Telecom - Commission letter addressed to Stan Thompson (Northwestel Inc.)

Ottawa, 25 October 2021

Our reference:  8740-N1-202106913


Stan Thompson
Chief Financial Officer & Vice-President
Northwestel Inc.
3rd Floor
301 Lambert Street
Whitehorse, Yukon, Y1A 4Y4

RE:  Northwestel Inc. Tariff Notice 1144 – Withdrawal of Multi-frequency Routing Option

Dear Stan Thompson:

On 12 October 2021, the Commission received an application from Northwestel Inc. (Northwestel), proposing changes to its Access Services Tariff for Interconnection with Interexchange Carriers CRTC 21480 - Item 40 Interconnecting Circuits with Trunk-Side Access in order to withdraw the Multi-Frequency (MF) Routing option associated with 800/888 trunks.

Commission staff is analyzing the application.

Consequently, this application, along with any associated subsequent revisions, will not be approved on an interim basis on the 15th calendar day following receipt. However, the Commission intends to make its decision regarding the application and any subsequent revisions within 45 business days of receipt of the filing.


Original signed by

Michel Murray
Director, Dispute Resolution and Regulatory Implementation
Telecommunications Sector

c.c.: Christine Brock, CRTC, 873-353-5852,

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