Why does Nexicom prevent other telecommunications services providers (i.e. Bell, Cogeco, Rogers etc.) from coming into our SILEC area to offer their respective services?

Nexicom does not, and can not prevent any provider (i.e. Bell, Cogeco, Rogers) from serving our SILEC areas. Just as Nexicom has chosen to operate as a CLEC in Bell and Cogeco areas, so those organizations could do here. They have chosen not to provide their services in these communities because of the cost to operate in a rural area where customer density is low.