Telecom - Staff Letter addressed to Philippe Gauvin (Bell Canada) and Peggy Tabet (Québecor Media Inc.)

Ottawa, 22 December 2023

Our reference: 8622-V3-202306878


Philippe Gauvin
Assistant General Counsel
Bell Canada
Floor 19, 160 Elgin Street
Ottawa, ON, K2P 2C4

Peggy Tabet
Vice President, Regulatory and Environmental Affairs
Québecor Media Inc.
612 Saint-Jacques Street
Montreal, QC, H3C 4M8

Subject: Part 1 application: Effective start date of wholesale access service for facilities-based Mobile Virtual Network Operators (MVNOs) with Bell Mobility Inc. (Bell)

Philippe Gauvin and Peggy Tabet,

On December 15 2023, the Commission received a Part 1 application from Québecor Média Inc. (Québecor) regarding the start date of its MVNO access service with Bell.

Commission staff considers that it is appropriate to process the request on an expedited basis. Accordingly, Bell and any other interested parties have until 19 January 2024 to file their answer or their observations with a copy to Québecor. Reply comments from Québecor may be filed no later than 26 January 2024, with a copy to Bell, and all interested parties. Documents are to be received, and not merely sent, by these dates.


Original signed by

Michel Murray
Director, Dispute resolution and regulatory Implementation
Telecommunications sector

c.c. : Philippe Nadeau, CRTC,
Mélanie Cardin, Québecor,

Distribution List (Intervenors leading to TD CRTC 2022-288) see other page

Distribution List (Intervenors leading to TD CRTC 2022-288)

Cindy Wallace, Xplornet Communications Inc. and Xplore Mobile Inc,
Chris Klassen, Manitoba Coalition,
Howard Slawner, Rogers Communications Canada Inc.,
Jean-François Dumoulin, Ice Wireless and i-MobileCA,
Jean-François Mezei, Vaxination Informatique,
Jonathan Holmes, Independent Telecommunications Providers Association (ITPA),
Katrine Dilay, Manitoba Coalition,
Leonard Eichel, Cogeco Communications Inc.,
Marielle Wilson, Bragg Communications Inc. (Eastlink),
Paul Beaudry, Cogeco Connexion Inc.,
Richard Biron, Sogetel Mobility Inc.,
Richard Schleihauf, Fibernetics Corporation,
Scott Gibson, TerreStar Solutions Inc.,
Stephen Schmidt, TELUS Communications Inc.,
W.N. (Bill) Beckman, Saskatchewan Telecommunications (SaskTel),

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