Cable & Telecom

Distributel asks CRTC to revise interim access rates for disaggregated wholesale HSA services

OTTAWA – Distributel Communications has asked the CRTC to revise the interim access rates for disaggregated wholesale high-speed access (HSA) services to bring them in line with those of aggregated HSA services. In a Part 1 application posted to the CRTC’s website today, Distributel asks the Commission to establish the revised rates “to ensure that disaggregated HSA access rates are not higher than the access rates for aggregated HSA services where the access components for each HSA service use the same underlying technology and are within the same tariffed speed band.” Distributel says the revised rates will remove a barrier...