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                            Before the
                 FEDERAL COMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION
                       Washington, DC  20554

Excel Communications, Inc.,       )
Excel Telecommunications,         )
Inc., Teleglobe Business          )
Solutions, and Long               )
Distance Wholesale Club,          )
                                 )
         Complainants,           )
                                 )      File No.  EB-01-MD-03
         v.                      )
                                 )
Qwest Corporation,                )
                                 )
         Defendant.

                              ORDER

    Adopted:  April 19, 2001         Released:  April 20, 2001

By the Enforcement Bureau:

          On January 24, 2001, Excel Communications, Inc., Excel 
Telecommunications, Inc., Teleglobe Business Solutions, and Long 
Distance Wholesale Club (``Excel'') filed the above-named formal 
complaint against Qwest Corporation (``Qwest'').  In the complaint, 
Excel alleged that Qwest had been backbilling Excel for primary 
interexchange carrier charges in violation of sections 201(b) and 
202(a) of the Communications Act of 1934, as amended.  See 47 
U.S.C. 201(b), 202(a).

          On April 19, 2001, the parties filed a Joint Motion to 
Dismiss the complaint with prejudice.  In support of their Joint 
Motion, the parties state that they have resolved the issues raised 
in the complaint in a mutually satisfactory manner.  We are 
satisfied that granting this Joint Motion will serve the public 
interest by promoting the private resolution of disputes and by 
eliminating the need for further expenditure of resources by the 
parties and the Commission.

          Accordingly, IT IS ORDERED, pursuant to sections 1, 4(i), 
4(j), 201, 202, and 208 of the Communications Act of 1934, as 
amended, 47 U.S.C. 151, 154(i), 154(j), 201, 202, 208, and the 
authority delegated in sections 0.111 and 0.311 of the Commission's 
rules, 47 C.F.R. 0.111, 0.311, that the Joint Motion to Dismiss 
the complaint IS GRANTED.

          IT IS FURTHER ORDERED that the complaint IS DISMISSED 
WITH PREJUDICE and that the proceeding IS TERMINATED effective 
immediately upon Release Date of this Order.

                              FEDERAL COMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION



                              Alexander P. Starr
                              Chief, Market Disputes Resolution 
Division
                              Enforcement Bureau