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                           Before the
                Federal Communications Commission
                     Washington, D.C. 20554



                                )
                                )
In the Matters of                )
                                )
AT&T  Corp.  v.  Advamtel,   LLC )    File No. EB-01-MDIC-0002
d/b/a Plan B Communications;     )
                                )
AT&T      Corp.      v.      CFW )    File No. EB-01-MDIC-0003
Communications  Company  &   CFW )
Networks, Inc.;                  )
                                )    File No. EB-01-MDIC-0004
AT&T   Corp.   v.   Commonwealth )
Telephone  Enterprises  &  CTSI, )
Inc.;                            )    File No. EB-01-MDIC-0005
AT&T      Corp.      v.       CT )
Communications,  Inc.  and   CTC )
Exchange Services;               )    File No. EB-01-MDIC-0006
                                )
AT&T   Corp.   v.   Consolidated )
Communications Networks, Inc.;   )    File No. EB-01-MDIC-0007
                                )
AT&T  Corp.   v.  CTC   Telecom, )    File No. EB-01-MDIC-0008
Inc.;                            )
                                )    File No. EB-01-MDIC-0009
AT&T    Corp.    v.    Fairpoint )
Communications Corp.;            )    File No. EB-01-MDIC-0010
                                )
AT&T     Corp.     v.      Focal )    File No. EB-01-MDIC-0011
Communications Corp.;            )
                                )
AT&T   Corp.    v.    Intermedia )    File No. EB-01-MDIC-0012
Communications, Inc.;            )
                                )
AT&T    Corp.     v.     Net2000 )    File No. EB-01-MDIC-0013
Communications,          Net2000 )
Communications   Services    and )
Net2000    Communications     of )    File No. EB-01-MDIC-0014
Virginia, LLC; 
AT&T  Corp.   v.  North   County 
Communications Corp.; 

AT&T    Corp.     v.     Winstar 
Communications, Inc., et al.; 

AT&T      Corp.      v.      XIT 
Telecommunications             & 
Technology, Inc.

                              ORDER


   Adopted:  September 14, 2001         Released:  September  14, 

2001

By the Chief, Market Disputes Resolution Division, Enforcement 
Bureau:

On January 12, 2001, pursuant to section 1.716 of the Commission 
rules,1 AT&T Corp. (``AT&T'') filed informal complaints against 
Advamtel, LLC d/b/a Plan B Communications, CFW Communications 
Company & CFW Networks, Inc., Commonwealth Telephone Enterprises 
& CTSI, Inc., CT Communications, Inc. and CTC Exchange Services, 
Consolidated Communications Networks, Inc., CTC Telcom, Inc., 
Fairpoint Communications Corp., Focal Communications Corp., 
Intermedia Communications, Inc., Net2000 Communications, Net2000 
Communications Services and Net2000 Communications of Virginia, 
LLC, North County Communications Corp., Winstar Communications, 
Inc., et al., and XIT Telecommunications & Technology, Inc. 
(collectively ``Informal Complaint Defendants'').  Between March 
14, 2001 and March 19, 2001, each of the Informal Complaint 
Defendants filed a report pursuant to section 1.717 of the 
Commission's rules2 denying the allegations in AT&T's informal 
complaints.  Pursuant to section 1.718 of the Commission's 
rules,3 AT&T is required to convert these informal complaints 
into formal complaints between September 14, 2001 and September 
24, 2001 to ensure that the formal complaints relate back to the 
January 12, 2001 filing date of the informal complaints.

In light of the parties' continuing efforts to settle these 
matters and the pendency of other proceedings at the Commission 
that may impact these complaints, on September 10, 2001, AT&T 
filed a Consent Motion To Extend Time In Which To Convert 
Informal Complaints To Formal Complaints and Toll Limitations 
Period.4  AT&T requests a waiver of section 1.718 of the 
Commission's rules, and an extension of time until October 10, 
2001 in which to convert the referenced informal complaints into 
formal complaints.  At a meeting with Commission staff and AT&T 
on September 10, 2001, each of the Informal Complaint Defendants 
orally consented to AT&T's request. 

We are satisfied that granting AT&T's motion will serve the 
public interest by promoting the private resolution of disputes 
and by postponing the need for further litigation and expenditure 
of further time and resources of the parties and of this 
Commission until such time as may actually be necessary.

Accordingly, IT IS ORDERED, pursuant to sections 4(i), 4(j), and 
208 of the Communications Act of 1934, as amended, 47 U.S.C.  
154(i), 154(j), and 208, and sections 1.3 and 1.718 of the 
Commission's rules, 47 C.F.R.  1.3, 1.718, 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 Consent Motion of AT&T Corp. 
to Extend Time in Which to Convert Informal Complaints to Formal 
Complaints and Toll Limitations Period IS GRANTED.

IT IS FURTHER ORDERED that, unless otherwise extended by order, 
the deadlines that would otherwise apply under section 1.718 of 
our rules, 47 C.F.R.  1.718, are hereby waived, and the dates on 
which AT&T must convert the above-captioned informal complaints 
into formal complaints pursuant to section 1.718 of our rules, 47 
C.F.R.  1.718, are extended to October 10, 2001.


                         FEDERAL COMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION




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

1    47 C.F.R.  1.716.

2    47 C.F.R.  1.717.

3    47 C.F.R.  1.718.

4    Consent Motion of  AT&T Corp.  To Extend Time  In Which  To 
Convert  Informal  Complaints  To  Formal  Complaints  and  Toll 
Limitations Period, AT&T  Corp. v.  Advamtel, LLC  d/b/a Plan  B 
Communications, et al. , File  Nos. EB-01-MDIC-002 - 014  (filed 
Jan. 12, 2001).