Annual Facilities Survey

[Processes] [Due dates] [Significant changes] [Forms]

The Annual Facilities Survey forms are issued to Telecommunications Common Carriers who offered either local and access, Internet and/or wireless services as of December 31 of the reporting period. These forms are assigned based on details captured in previous surveys and from the telecommunications service providers registration lists.

If your entity has provided telecommunications services in Canada using landline and/or wireless facilities at any point during the previous year and has not received a request to submit data, please contact us for guidance using the On-line form.

Authority

This survey is conducted under the authority of the Telecommunications Act.

Processes

  • Annual facilities data collection

Due date(s)

  • 25 February, 2022: REP-F
  • 31 March, 2022: Forms 256, 266, 267, 278, 2191, 2781, 2782 and 2783

Significant changes

REP-F

  • Questions on what type of Internet service is being offered. The FTTH/FTTN question is now integrated into these questions.
  • Question on whether services attaining 50 Mbps downstream and 10 Mbps upstream are being offered by self-owned networks.
  • POPs are now referred to as transport end-points, to better capture the previously implemented expansion of definitions.

Form 256

  • An option is provided to file up to date coverage if it differs from your year-end coverage.

Form 267

  • POPs are now referred to as transport end-points, to better capture previously implemented expansions definitions.
  • An option is now provided to give end-points that are activated mid-year.
  • If there are no changes to your information, you may be exempted from providing data. Entities are still required to resubmit after 3 years, even if the information has not changed.

Survey forms

2xx Facilities

  • REP-F - Reporting entity profile - Facilities
  • 256 - Geographic residential broadband capability
  • 266 - Publicly available WiFi hotspots
  • 267 - Gigabit transport points of presence
  • 278 - Mobile and paging coverage and MVNOs
  • 2191 - Residential homes passed by FTTP/FTTN and IPTV
  • 2781 - Mobile network sharing arrangements
  • 2782 - Mobile roaming arrangements
  • 2783 - Mobile spectrum arrangements
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