ALIANT TELECOM INDUSTRY ADVISORY
March 25, 1997
No. ATIA-3b (Formerly SIA-3c)
Electronic Directory Database Access (EDDA) Service
Aliant Telecom Inc., on behalf of NBTel
Inc., Island Telecom Inc., Maritime Telegraph and Telephone Company, and NewTel
Communications Inc. announces the planned availability of Electronic
Directory Database Access (EDDA) Service.
This service has been previously announced, subject to CRTC Decisions,
in Information Notice, Terminal-to-Network Interface For Mediated Real-time Access To
Directory Assistance Databases, TAPAC
Bulletin No. 95-03, dated June 28, 1995.
EDDA Service is expected to be available from a Stentor Carrier within
120 days (subject to software, hardware equipment and resource availability conditions to
be confirmed at the time of first service establishment) of the first user commitment to
the Access Monthly Charge by signed contract. Once established by a Stentor Carrier, EDDA
Service will be available at all times, except for periodic maintenance.
The technical interface requirements are outlined in
document TSC950505, "Specification for The Provision of Mediated Real-Time Access To
Telephone Companies Directory Assistance Databases", as approved by the Canadian
Interconnect Liaison Committee (CILC) on June 29, 1995. This document can be obtained from
the CILC Secretariat by calling (613) 990-4714.
For further information on the service, please contact:
160 Elgin St., Room 640
Ottawa, Ontario, K1G 3J4 Canada
Tel: (in Canada) 1-877-77-TELCO (83526)
Tel: (Worldwide) (613) 781-7393
Fax: (613) 781-1658