This site includes network interface information for MTS of interest to people in the telecommunications industry, including terminal equipment suppliers, testing facilities, members of the Terminal Attachment Program Advisory Committee (TAPAC), the CRTC Interconnection Steering Committee (CISC), and telecommunication carriers.

You may find two types of documents here: MTS Inc. Industry Advisories (MIAs) and MTS Inc. Interface Documents (MIDs). MIAs announce the availability of new interfaces. Technical information is available in the MIDs.

Some MIAs and MIDs are subject to the clarification process described in Industry Canada Certification Procedure CP-01, Issue 8.

MID-0005:

Issue Date: Jan 2010
Document Name: MTSCLEC_911_Interconnection_Jan_2010 (PDF, 966 KB)

Province-Wide Enhanced 9-1-1 Service, Network-to-Network Interfaces between Competitive Local Exchange Carriers (CLECs) and MTS’s Network

This document describes the interfaces between Competitive Local Exchange Carriers (CLECs) and the MTS Network for the purpose of providing Province-Wide Enhanced 9-1-1 Service. These interfaces allow 9-1-1 calls originating from CLEC customers to be passed through the MTS network to the appropriate 9-1-1 Public Safety Answer Point (PSAP). These interfaces also allow the CLECs to update MTS’s E9-1-1 Database with the pertinent calling number and location information of their customers.

MID-0007:

Issue Date: Jan 2010
Document Name: WSP_Interconnection_Jan_2010 (PDF, 667 KB)

Province-Wide Enhanced 9-1-1 Service, Network-to-Network Interfaces between Wireless Service Providers (WSPs) and MTS Inc.

This document describes the signaling interface requirements for Wireless Service Provider’s network to interconnect with the existing MTS Enhanced E9-1-1 network to provide Wireless E9-1-1 service to their end customers. In addition, it also provides the data record format for the Wireless Service Provider’s Customer Record Information (Emergency Service Routing Digit [ESRD] and cell site/sector pseudo location information) and the associated data exchange interface to the Company’s 9-1-1 database management system.

MID-0009:

Issue Date: Nov 2013
Document Name: Terminal to Network Interfaces for Enhanced 9-1-1 Service (PDF, 681 KB)

This document describes the interfaces between the 9-1-1 Public Safety Answering Point (PSAP), other emergency response agencies (ERAs), and the MTS 9-1-1 network. These interfaces allow PSAP attendants to answer 9-1-1 calls which pass through MTS’s 9-1-1 network, and to transfer those calls to the appropriate emergency response agency. PSAP and ERA attendants also have access to calling number, location information of the 9-1-1 caller, as well as other advanced call control features provided by the network.

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