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




                                )
In the Matters of                )
                                )
AT&T Corp. v. CT                 )    File No. EB-01-MDIC-0005
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,       )
Inc.;                            )    File No. EB-01-MDIC-0014
AT&T Corp. v. XIT                )
Telecommunications &             )
Technology, Inc.


                              ORDER


       Adopted:  April 10, 2002         Released:  April 11, 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 
each of the defendants in the above-captioned matters.  Between 
March 14, 2001 and March 19, 2001, each of the 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, January 
29, 2002, February 15, 2002, February 27, 2002, March 12, 2002, 
and March 27, 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 April 12, 2002, to file the formal complaints against the 
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 CT Communications, Inc. and CTC 
Exchange Services, Consolidated Communications Networks, Inc., 
and XIT Telecommunications & Technology, Inc.  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 jointly request that the informal 
complaints relating to them be closed.5

In addition, since filing its informal complaints, AT&T and CTC 
Telcom have engaged in extensive discussions regarding settling 
their dispute, and reached tentative agreements regarding each of 
their remaining open issues during an April 5, 2002 status 
conference/mediation session supervised by MDRD staff.  The 
parties are in the process of documenting their agreements and 
are optimistic that a settlement will be finalized and executed 
before the next scheduled status conference on April 19, 2002.  
In light of this, on April 9, 2002, AT&T filed a Consent Motion 
Resolving Certain Informal Complaints and Requesting An 
Additional Extension of Time In Which To Convert Informal 
Complaint Against CTC Telcom To Formal Complaint 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 
April 26, 2002, to convert its informal complaint against CTC 
Telcom into a formal complaint, if necessary.  CTC Telcom has 
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. 
Resolving Certain Informal Complaints and Requesting An 
Additional Extension of Time in Which to Convert Informal 
Complaint Against CTC Telcom to Formal Complaint and Toll 
Limitations Period IS GRANTED.

IT IS FURTHER ORDERED that the informal complaints against CT 
Communications, Inc. and CTC Exchange Services, Inc., File No. 
EB-01-MDIC-0005; Consolidated Communications Network, Inc., File 
No. EB-01-MDIC-006; and XIT Telecommunications and Technology, 
Inc., File No. EB-01-MDIC-0014, 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 date on which AT&T 
must convert its informal complaint against CTC Telcom, Inc., 
into a formal complaint pursuant to section 1.718 of our rules, 
47 C.F.R.  1.718, is extended to April 26, 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);  AT&T 
Corp. v. Advamtel, LLC d/b/a Plan B Communications, et al., File 
Nos. EB-01-MDIC-002 - 014, Order,  DA 02-360 (EB-MDRD rel.  Feb. 
15, 2002); AT&T Corp. v.  CT Communications, Inc., et al.,  File 
Nos. EB-01-MDIC-002 - 014, Order,  DA 02-450 (EB-MDRD rel.  Feb. 
27, 2002); AT&T Corp. v.  CT Communications, Inc., et al.,  File 
Nos. EB-01-MDIC-005 - 014, Order,  DA 02-597 (EB-MDRD rel.  Mar. 
12, 2002); AT&T Corp. v.  CT Communications, Inc., et al.,  File 
Nos. EB-01-MDIC-005 - 014, Order,  DA 02-721 (EB-MDRD rel.  Mar. 
27, 2002).

5  Consent  Motion  of  AT&T Corp.  Resolving  Certain  Informal 
Complaints and  Requesting An  Additional Extension  of Time  In 
Which To Convert Informal Complaint Against CTC Telcom To Formal 
Complaint  and  Toll  Limitations  Period,  AT&T  Corp.  v.   CT 
Communications, Inc.,  et al.,  File Nos.  EB-01-MDIC-002 -  014 
(filed Apr. 9, 2002) (Consent Motion) at 3.

6  See Consent Motion. 

7  Id. at 3-4.