Public Consultation- Proposed Charging for Interconnection Joining Services

Today the Utilities Regulation and Competition Authority (URCA) published a consultation paper on BTC’s proposed charging for interconnection joining services. This document reviews and seeks comments from stakeholders and interested parties on the main joining service charges specified in BTC’s draft Final RAIO submitted to URCA on 23 February 2011. Where appropriate, URCA has also set out its proposed amendments to the charges contained in BTC’s draft Final RAIO.

Interested parties may download copies of the consultation paper from the publication section of URCA’s website at Responses to the consultation paper should be submitted to URCA by 5:00 p.m. on 4 May 2011. URCA will review responses received to the consultation and publish a final decision on the results of the consultation. URCA’s final decision may require BTC to amend the proposed charges for interconnection joining services in BTC’s RAIO as a perquisite to final approval by URCA.