Algoma District Community Network




 Deferral Account Appeal Decision Announced

revised 02 Apr 08

The Federal Court of Appeals (FCA) released its decision on the appeal launched y the Consumers Association of Canada (CAC) challenging the decision by the Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC) to authorize the Bell Canada and other telephone companies to use funds from their deferral account to provide broadband service to rural and underserved areas.

The complete decision is available at

The impact this decision will have on the future of the deferral account implementation program is unknown as of posting on 02 Apr 08.