FCC Record, Volume 27, No. 11, Pages 8850 to 9847, July 30 - August 17, 2012 Page: 8,924
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AT&T Corp. indicates that it plans to discontinue offering Fractional TI Channel service to new
customers and plans to impose certain restrictions on service to existing customers in the Service Areas
on or after September 30, 2012, subject to Commission authorization. AT&T Corp. also explains that,
upon expiration of existing contracts, it will continue to provide Fractional TI Channel service to existing
customers on a month-to-month basis until it discontinues the service entirely, which is currently planned
for March 31, 2014. Accordingly, pursuant to section 63.71(c) and the terms of the customer notices
included in AT&T's application, absent further Commission action, AT&T Corp. may cease to offer the
affected service to new customers and may impose restrictions on service to existing customers in the
Service Areas on or after September 30, 2012, in accordance with AT&T's filed representations. In
addition, pursuant to section 63.71(c) and the terms of the customer notices included in AT&T's
application, absent further Commission action, AT&T Corp. may discontinue the affected service in the
Service Areas on or after March 31, 2014, in accordance with AT&T's filed representations. The
Commission normally will authorize proposed discontinuances of service unless it is shown that
customers or other end users would be unable to receive service or a reasonable substitute from another
carrier, or that the public convenience and necessity would be otherwise adversely affected.
Comments objecting to this application must be filed with the Commission on or before
August 15, 2012. Such comments should refer to WC Docket No. 12-205 and Comp. Pol. File No.
1045. Comments should include specific information about the impact of this proposed discontinuance
on the commenter, including any inability to acquire reasonable substitute service. Comments may be
filed using the Commission's Electronic Comment Filing System (ECFS) or by filing paper copies. See
Electronic Filing of Documents in Rulemaking Proceedings, 63 FR 24121 (1998). Comments may be
filed electronically using the Internet by accessing the ECFS: http://fiallfoss.fcc.gov/ecfs2/. Filers should
follow the instructions provided on the Web site for submitting comments. Generally, only one copy of
an electronic submission must be filed. In completing the transmittal screen, filers should include their
full name, U.S. Postal Service mailing address, and the applicable docket or rulemaking number.
Parties who choose to file by paper must file an original and one copy of each filing. Filings can
be sent by hand or messenger delivery, by commercial overnight courier, or by first-class or overnight
U.S. Postal Service mail. All filings must be addressed to the Commission's Secretary, Office of the
Secretary, Federal Communications Commission. All hand-delivered or messenger-delivered paper
filings for the Commission's Secretary must be delivered to FCC Headquarters at 445 12th Street, S.W.,
Room TW-A325, Washington, D.C. 20554. The filing hours are Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. to
7:00 p.m. All hand deliveries must be held together with rubber bands or fasteners. Any envelopes and
boxes must be disposed of before entering the building. Commercial overnight mail (other than U.S.
Postal Service Express Mail and Priority Mail) must be sent to 9300 East Hampton Drive, Capitol
Heights, MD 20743. U.S. Postal Service first-class, Express, and Priority mail must be addressed to 445
12th Street, S.W., Washington, D.C. 20554.
Two copies of the comments should also be sent to the Competition Policy Division, Wireline
Competition Bureau, Federal Communications Commission, 445 12th Street, S.W., Room 5-C140,
Washington, D.C. 20554, Attention: Carmell Weathers. In addition, comments should be served upon the
Applicant. Commenters are also requested to fax their comments to the FCC at (202) 418-1413,
Attention: Carmell Weathers.
This proceeding is considered a "permit but disclose" proceeding for purposes of the
Commission's ex parte rules.' Persons making ex parte presentations must file a copy of any written
presentation or a memorandum summarizing any oral presentation within two business days after the
S47 C.F.R. 1.1200 et seq.
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