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Aliant Telecom Interface Documents (ATIDs) are available in electronic format. To view documents, click on the link of the ATID desired. Please select Aliant Telecom Interface Documents (ATIDs) to view a complete listing.  If you need technical assistance please contact us. 

Nortel Interface Specifications (NIS) are available in electronic format. To view documents, click on the link of the NIS desired. Please contact Bell Canada for further information.   Please select Nortel Interface Specifications (NIS) to view a complete listing.

Terminal-to-Network and
Network-to-Network Interface Specifications

This listing will be updated from time to time to reflect issuance of new and revised interface specifications. Only the most recent issue is listed. A detailed history is provided in each ATID-XXXX document.

The availability of new and revised interface specifications is announced in Aliant Telecom Industry Advisories and previously in Stentor Industry Advisories, Industry Canada Notices and Terminal Attachment Program Advisory Committee (TAPAC) Bulletins.

If you would like to view any of the Interface Specifications, either Bell or Nortel documents, please use the links below to access them.

If you require further information, please call (514) 870-5070.

LISTING OF ALIANT TELECOM  INTERFACE DOCUMENTS (ATIDs)

ATID-Number Title and Description Issue Date
ATID-0001

(Formerly
Stentor ID-0015)

SWITCHED WIDEBAND CAPABILITY
Terminal-to-Network Interface

This document has been withdrawn and replaced by ATID-0006 and ATID-0007.

December 1993
ATID-0002

(Formerly
Stentor ID-0005)

MEGALINK Terminal-to-Network Interface

This document has been withdrawn and replaced by ATID-0006 and ATID-0007.

June 1996
ATID-0003

(Formerly
Stentor ID-0026)

CALLING CARD SWIPE MODE ACCESS
Terminal-to-Network Interface

This document describes the Calling Card Swipe
Mode Access Service (Card Swipe Access) for Card
Platform Providers that will be introduced by IIQ97. A Card Platform Provider is a company that operates
one or more platforms that interface with users of
either pre-paid or post-paid calling cards.

Card Swipe Access provides the capability for public
telephones equipped with magnetic card readers to
read a toll-free number (1-800 or 1-888) that is
encoded on the magnetic stripe of a calling card and to
automatically dial that number. In addition, the public
telephone will be able to transmit the card number or
other card identifying record that is encoded on the
magnetic stripe.

January 1997
ATID-0004

(Formerly
Stentor ID-0027)

9-1-1 Public Emergency Report Service (9-1-1 PERS) Network-to-Network Interfaces Between Competitive Local Exchange Carriers (CLECs) and NBTel's Network

This document describes the interfaces between Competitive Local Exchange Carriers (CLECs) and the NBTel Network for the purpose of providing 9-1-1 Public Emergency Reporting Service (9-1-1 PERS).  These interfaces allow 9-1-1 calls originating from CLEC customers to be passed through the NBTel network to the appropriate 9-1- service bureau.  These interfaces also allow CLECs to update NBTel's 9-1-1 PERS Data System with the pertinent calling number and location information of their customers.

September 1997
ATID-0005

(Formerly
Stentor ID-0037)

Province-Wide Enhanced 9-1-1 Service Network-to-Network Interfaces Between Competitive Local Exchange Carriers (CLECs) and the MT&T Network

This document describes the interfaces between Competitive Local Exchange Carriers (CLECs) and the MT&T Network for the purpose of providing Province-wide enhanced E9-1-1 Service.  These interfaces allow 9-1-1 calls originating from CLEC customers to be passed through the MT&T network to the appropriate 9-1- service bureau.  These interfaces also allow the CLECs to update MT&T's E9-1-1 Management System with the pertinent calling number and location information of their customers.

December 1997
ATID-0006

(Formerly
Stentor ID-0033)

DMS-100 Terminal-to-Network Interface for Megalink ISDN Primary Rate Interface (PRI)
- The New Brunswick Telephone Company, Ltd.

This document in conjunction with the Northern Telecom Inc. document listed below, describes the ISDN PRI interface that is used in the commercial Megalink ISDN service.  The interface is configured as 23B+D at a line rate of 1.544 Mbps.

NIS A211-1 Release 6, "ISDN Primary Rate
User-Network Interface Specification"

June 1998
ATID-0007

(Formerly
Stentor ID-0034)

DMS-100 Terminal-to-Network Interface for Megalink ISDN Primary Rate Interface (PRI)
- Maritime Tel & Tel Limited

This document in conjunction with the Northern Telecom Inc. document listed below, describes the ISDN PRI interface that is used in the commercial Megalink ISDN service.  The interface is configured as 23B+D at a line rate of 1.544 Mbps.

NIS A211-1 Release 6, "ISDN Primary Rate
User-Network Interface Specification

October 1997
ATID-0008

(Formerly
Stentor ID-0039)

DMS-100 Terminal-to-Network Interface for Megalink ISDN Primary Rate Interface (PRI)
- NewTel Communications Inc.

This document in conjunction with the Northern Telecom Inc. document listed below, describes the ISDN PRI interface that is used in the commercial Megalink ISDN service.  The interface is configured as 23B+D at a line rate of 1.544 Mbps.

NIS A211-1 Release 6, "ISDN Primary Rate
User-Network Interface Specification

June 1998
ATID-0009 Advantage OptimumTM Toll-free Call Detail Service Terminal-to-Network Interface

Advantage OptimumTM Toll-free service provides Subscribers with call related information. Call Detail information is provided electronically and can now be transmitted to the Subscribers CPE over the Internet.

January 2000

ATID-0010

DMS-100™ Terminal-to-Network Interface for Megalink™, ISDN Primary Rate Interface (PRI) - Island Telecom Inc.

This document in conjunction with the Northern Telecom Inc. document listed below, describes the ISDN PRI interface that is used in the commercial Megalink ISDN service.  The interface is configured as 23B+D at a line rate of 1.544 Mbps.

NIS A211-1 Release 07.05, "ISDN Primary Rate
User-Network Interface Specification"

April 2000
ATID-0011 Specific AIN SS7 TCAP Protocol Network-to-Network Disclosure

This document specifies the technical requirements for interfacing an AIN Service Provider (ASP) network with the network of Aliant to provide the interconnection required for specific Advanced Intelligent Network (AIN) functionalities using the facilities of Signalling System Number 7 (SS7).

July 2005
BID-0013

(Formerly
Stentor
ID-0014)

9-1-1 PUBLIC EMERGENCY REPORTING
SERVICE (E 9-1-1) (Includes Appendices 1 to 6)
Terminal-to-Network Interface

This document, in conjunction with the  Northern Telecom Inc. documents  listed below, describes how E 9-1-1 provides for delivery of details regarding the origin of the emergency call to the emergency reporting location. Details such as time and date, calling line number and street address can be received from the network by the call terminating equipment. The emergency bureau can use this information to provide computer aided dispatch.

NIS S106-1 Issue 2.0, December 1990, "Electronic Business Service (EBS)" (Addendum included)

NIS D302-1 "T-Link Protocol for Rate Adaptation Over a 64 Kbps Channel"

November 2009

                                                            

Please note that Nortel Interface Specifications (NIS) are available in softcopy only unless otherwise stated.  Please contact us if you have any questions.

NIS Number Title and Description Issue Date
NIS S106-1
Issue 2.0
ELECTRONIC BUSINESS SERVICE (EBS) Network Access Interface Specification (Addendum included)

The EBS interface provides access to CENTREX III features through the establishment of a supervisory data link between the terminalnequipment and the switch. This link conveys control, destination, alerting and status information on a modulated carrier which uses a portion of the frequency spectrum above the audible band.

December 1990
NIS Q218-1
Issue 3.02
CompuCALL Interface Specification
(Extended Call Management (ECM))

This document has been withdrawn and replaced by NIS Q218-1 Version 08.01

July 1992

NIS Q218-1
Version 08.01

CompuCALL/Meridian SCAI Interface Specification (Extended Call Management (ECM))

ECM provides a bi-directional data channel between the DMS-100 switch and an external host computer. The data is transported using X.25 protocol. This permits development of specialized host-based applications which manage handling of individual calls by the DMS-100 switch. Based on availability, Calling Line Identification (CLID) is provided by the switch to the host.

October 1998

NIS S208-6
Issue 1.1

Only available in hardcopy.
Please call 
(514) 870-5070 for this document

ISDN BASIC RATE
User-Network Interface Specification

This document replaces its Issue 1.0, dated April 1991. It describes the Integrated Services Digital Network (ISDN) Basic Rate Interface (BRI) between Nortel's DMS-100 switch and terminals designed for the BRI Digital Subscriber Line (DSL).

August 1992
NIS A211-1
Version 3
ISDN PRIMARY RATE ACCESS
User-Network Interface Specification

This document has been withdrawn and replaced by NIS A211-1 Release 8.01

December 1990
NIS A211-1
Release 6
ISDN PRIMARY RATE ACCESS
User-Network Interface Specification

This document has been withdrawn and replaced by NIS A211-1 Release 8.01

March 1994
NIS A211-1
Release 7.05
ISDN PRIMARY RATE ACCESS
User-Network Interface Specification

This document has been withdrawn and replaced by NIS A211-1 Release 8.01

May 1997

NIS A211-1
Release 8.01

ISDN PRIMARY RATE ACCESS
User-Network Interface Specification

This document describes the Integrated Services Digital Network (ISDN) Primary Rate Interface (PRI) between Nortel's DMS-100 switch and user equipment.

August 1998
NIS Q225-1
Version 1.1
DMS NETWORK INTERFACE ACCESS TO INTELLIGENT PERIPHERALS
Terminal-to-Network Interface

This document describes the SAID interface between a DMS-100TM or DMS-100/200TM and an Intelligent Peripheral (IP). The SAID protocol supports the ability for a voice dialing IP to initiate a call in response to a subscribers spoken command, as if the subscriber had dialed the associated number manually

February 1995
NIS S227-1 Issue 01.02

Centrex IP Services

Describes internet telephony services and features provided by Bell Canada’s network

September 1999
NIS S228-1 Issue 01.01

Centrex IP Terminal (NTEX00) Network Interface Specification

Describes the operation of terminal equipment to be connected to the Centrex IP Terminal Proxy Server on DMS switches. 

September 1999