Telecom Order CRTC 2022-241

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Reference: 2022-219

Ottawa, 6 September 2022

Bragg Communications Incorporated, carrying on business as Eastlink – Final approval of a tariff application

  1. The Commission approves on a final basis the following tariff application:
    Applicant Tariff Notice and description Date of application Effective date
    Bragg Communications Incorporated, carrying on business as Eastlink
    TN 42
    General Tariff – Changes to Payment Terms and Conditions for Third Party Internet Access (TPIA) Service
    20 July 2022 19 August 2022
  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 the approval of this application will advance the policy objective set out in paragraph 7(f) of the Telecommunications Act.Footnote 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 will promote (i) competition, because it will allow Eastlink to moderate its credit risk through advance billing, as other providers do; and (ii) consumer interests, because it will ensure that existing TPIA customers are not negatively impacted by the transition to advance billing.
  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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