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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-0010
AT&T    Corp.    v.    Fairpoint )
Communications Corp.;            )    File No. EB-01-MDIC-0011
                                )
AT&T   Corp.    v.    Intermedia )
Communications, Inc.;            )
                                )    File No. EB-01-MDIC-0012
AT&T    Corp.     v.     Net2000 )
Communications,          Net2000 )
Communications   Services    and )    File No. EB-01-MDIC-0013
Net2000    Communications     of )
Virginia, LLC;                   )
                                )    File No. EB-01-MDIC-0014
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:  January 25, 2002           Released:   January   29, 

2002

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 (``Advamtel''), CFW 
Communications Company & CFW Networks, Inc. (``CFW''), 
Commonwealth Telephone Enterprises & CTSI, Inc. (``CTSI''), CT 
Communications, Inc. and CTC Exchange Services (``CTC 
Exchange''), Consolidated Communications Networks, Inc. 
(``Consolidated''), CTC Telcom, Inc. (CTC Telcom), Fairpoint 
Communications Corp. (``Fairpoint''), Intermedia Communications, 
Inc. (``Intermedia''), Net2000 Communications, Net2000 
Communications Services and Net2000 Communications of Virginia, 
LLC (``Net200''), North County Communications Corp. (``North 
County''), Winstar Communications, Inc., et al. (``Winstar''), 
and XIT Telecommunications & Technology, Inc. (``XIT'') 
(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 was required to convert these informal complaints 
into formal complaints between September 14, 2001 and September 
24, 2001 to ensure that the formal complaints related back to the 
January 12, 2001 filing date of the informal complaints.  On 
September 14, 2001, October 4, 2001, October 18, 2001, November 
2, 2001, November 15, 2001, November 30, 2001, December 18, 2001, 
and January 9, 2002, the Market Disputes Resolution Division 
granted AT&T's consent motions for additional time to convert the 
informal complaints under rule 1.718, allowing AT&T until January 
31, 2002, to file the formal complaints against the Informal 
Complaint Defendants.4  

AT&T has reached settlement agreements with eight of the twelve 
defendants and agreements in principle with the remaining four 
defendants.  As a result, the parties are in the process of 
completing and/or filing the necessary paperwork relating to 
their agreements.  In light of the parties' continuing efforts to 
settle these matters, on January 24, 2002, AT&T filed a ninth 
Consent Motion To Extend Time In Which To Convert Informal 
Complaints To Formal Complaints and Toll Limitations Period.5  
AT&T requests a waiver of section 1.718 of the Commission's rules 
and an additional extension of time until February 15, 2002 to 
convert the informal complaints against the Informal Complaint 
Defendants.  Each of the Informal Complaint Defendants have 
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 informal complaints against the 
Informal Complaint Defendants into formal complaints pursuant to 
section 1.718 of our rules, 47 C.F.R.  1.718, are extended to 
February 15, 2002.

                         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  AT&T Corp. v. Advamtel,  LLC d/b/a Plan B Communications,  et 
al., File Nos. EB-01-MDIC-002 - 014, Order, DA 01-2158  (EB-MDRD 
rel. Sept. 14, 2001); AT&T Corp.  v. Advamtel, LLC d/b/a Plan  B 
Communications, et al., File  Nos. EB-01-MDIC-002 - 014,  Order, 
DA 01-2321 (EB-MDRD rel. Oct. 4, 2001); AT&T Corp. v.  Advamtel, 
LLC d/b/a Plan B Communications,  et al., File Nos.  EB-01-MDIC-
002 - 014, Order, DA 01-2428 (EB-MDRD rel. Oct. 18, 2001);  AT&T 
Corp. v. Advamtel, LLC d/b/a Plan B Communications, et al., File 
Nos. EB-01-MDIC-002 - 014, Order, DA 01-2551 (EB-MDRD rel.  Nov. 
2,  2001);   AT&T  Corp.   v.  Advamtel,   LLC  d/b/a   Plan   B 
Communications, et al., File  Nos. EB-01-MDIC-002 - 014,  Order, 
DA 01-2661 (EB-MDRD rel. Nov. 15, 2001), AT&T Corp. v. Advamtel, 
LLC d/b/a Plan B Communications,  et al., File Nos.  EB-01-MDIC-
002 - 014, Order, DA 01-2780 (EB-MDRD rel. Nov. 30, 2001);  AT&T 
Corp. v. Advamtel, LLC d/b/a Plan B Communications, et al., File 
Nos. EB-01-MDIC-002 - 014, Order, DA 01-2920 (EB-MDRD rel.  Dec. 
18,  2001);  AT&T   Corp.  v.   Advamtel,  LLC   d/b/a  Plan   B 
Communications, et al., File  Nos. EB-01-MDIC-002 - 014,  Order, 
DA 02-0035 (EB-MDRD rel. Jan. 9, 2002).

5  Consent Motion of AT&T Corp. For Additional Extension of 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. 24, 2002).