Canadian Cable Television Association Proceeding

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On December 16, 2003, the Canadian Cable Television Association (CCTA) filed an application, on behalf of its member companies operating in Ontario, seeking an amendment to the licences of all electricity distributors to establish uniform terms and conditions of access to electricity distribution power poles for the purpose of transmitting cable services. The CCTA also requests that the Board set a specific pole rental charge, retroactive to January 1, 1997.

Date Issue / Document
March 8, 2005

The Ontario Energy Board yesterday established rates for telecommunication and cable companies wanting to use electric utility poles for the purpose of supporting transmission lines. The ruling follows an application by the Canadian Cable Telecommunications Association (CCTA) on behalf of 23 CCTA members who operate systems in Ontario.

April 13, 2004

The Board issued a Notice of Application and Notice of Hearing:

April 12, 2004

The Board issued Procedural Order No. 1 requesting written submissions and setting the date for an oral hearing, with respect to the application by the Canadian Cable Television Association.