Archived — Notice No. DGTP-012-98

Telecommunications Act

Notice No. DGTP 012-98 — Petition to the Governor in Council

Notice is hereby given that a petition from Clearnet Communications Inc., Microcell Telecommunications Inc., and Rogers Cantel Inc. has been received by the Governor in Council under section 12 of the Telecommunications Act in regard to one decision and one order issued by the Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC): (1) Telecom Decision CRTC 98-4: Joint Marketing and Bundling, issued on March 24, 1998, and (2) Telecom Order 98-499 issued on May 25, 1998, which granted approval to Bell Canada's SimplyOne Service. The request is based on several reasons included in the petition.

Telecom DecisionCRTC 98-4 sets out, among other things, the removal of restrictions on joint marketing of wireline and wireless services and sets the conditions for the Stentor companies for bundling of tariffed telecommunications services with the services of an affiliated or non-affiliated company or with non-telecommunications services. Telecom Order 98-499 approved the application by Bell Canada for the addition of General Tariff Item 2210, Bell SimplyOne service, a bundled wireline and wireless service.

This petition and any petition or submission made in response to it may be inspected by the public during normal business hours at the Industry Canada library, 235 Queen Street, Ottawa, and the offices of Industry Canada in Moncton, Montréal, Toronto, Winnipeg and Vancouver. Copies of the petition and of any petition or submission received in response to it may be obtained, by mail order or over the counter, from ByPress Printing and Copy Centre Inc., 300 Slater Street, Unit 101A, Ottawa, Ontario K1P 6A6, 613-234-8826. Reasonable costs of duplication will be charged.

Jan Skora
Director General
Radiocommunications and Broadcasting Regulatory Branch

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