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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:  February 14, 2002     Released:   February  15, 

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, 
January 9, 2002, and January 29, 2002, the Market Disputes 
Resolution Division (``MDRD'') granted AT&T's consent motions for 
additional time to convert the informal complaints under rule 
1.718, allowing AT&T until February 15, 2002, to file the formal 
complaints against the Informal Complaint Defendants.4  MDRD 
granted these motions because the parties were actively engaged 
in promising settlement negotiations, and were participating in 
good faith in mediation sessions supervised by MDRD staff.
Since filing its informal complaints, AT&T has reached settlement 
agreements with defendants Advamtel, CFW, CTSI, Fairpoint, 
Net2000, and North County.  As a consequence, all outstanding 
issues with these defendants have been resolved and the matters 
at issue have been satisfied. Accordingly, AT&T and these named 
defendants request that the informal complaints relating to them 
be closed.5

AT&T also has reached settlement agreements and/or agreements in 
principle to settle its claims against defendants CTC Exchange, 
CTC Telcom, Intermedia, and XIT.  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 February 11, 2002, 
AT&T filed a Consent Motion Resolving Certain Informal Complaints 
and Requesting An Additional Extension of Time In Which To 
Convert Informal Complaints To Formal Complaints and Toll 
Limitations Period.6  AT&T requests a waiver of section 1.718 of 
the Commission's rules and an additional extension of time until 
March 1, 2002 to convert the informal complaints against CTC 
Exchange, CTC Telcom, Intermedia, and XIT into formal complaints, 
if necessary.  Each of these named Informal Complaint Defendants 
have consented to AT&T's request.7

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 the informal complaints against 
Advamtel, LLC d/b/a Plan B Communications, CFW Communications 
Company & CFW Networks, Inc., Commonwealth Telephone Enterprises 
& CTSI, Inc., Fairpoint Communications Corp., Net2000 
Communications, Inc., et al., and North County Communications 
Corp. are hereby DISMISSED. 
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, or under our previous orders in 
this proceeding, are hereby waived, and the dates on which AT&T 
must convert the remaining informal complaints against the 
remaining Informal Complaint Defendants into formal complaints 
pursuant to section 1.718 of our rules, 47 C.F.R.  1.718, are 
extended to March 1, 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 02-035 (EB-MDRD rel. Jan.  9, 2002), AT&T Corp. v.  Advamtel, 
LLC d/b/a Plan B Communications,  et al., File Nos.  EB-01-MDIC-
002 - 014, Order, DA 02-210 (EB-MDRD rel. Jan. 29, 2002).

5  Consent  Motion  of  AT&T Corp.  Resolving  Certain  Informal 
Complaints and  Requesting An  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 
Feb. 11, 2002) (Consent Motion), at 5.

6  Consent Motion at 6.

7   Id.