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

In the Matter of                  )
MAP Mobile Communications,        )
Inc.,                             )
    Complainant,                  )
                                 )   File No. EB-02-TC-F-002
v.                                )
MCI WorldCom Network Services,    )
Inc. and MCI WorldCom             )
Communications, Inc.,             )



Adopted:  January 15,  2003                         
Released:  January 16,  2003

By the Chief, Telecommunications Consumers Division, 
Enforcement Bureau:

On March  6, 2002, MAP  Mobile Communications, Inc.  (MAP or 
Complainant) filed  a formal complaint against  MCI WorldCom 
Network Services, Inc. and MCI WorldCom Communications, Inc. 
(collectively MCIW  or Defendants), pursuant to  Section 208 
of the  Communications Act of  1934, as amended  (the Act).1  
In  the  complaint,  MAP  alleged  that  MCIW  had  violated 
Sections  201(b) and  202(a)  of the  Act2 by  intentionally 
misrepresenting its  charges and  practices, misrepresenting 
the nature of its services, engaging in unfair and deceptive 
marketing   practices,   imposing  discriminatory   charges, 
providing  misleading billing  information, and  threatening 
unwarranted  denial of  service.3  On  July 21,  2002, after 
discovery  was  completed  and  briefs were  filed  by  both 
parties,  WorldCom, Inc.  filed a  Voluntary Petition  under 
Chapter  11 of  the  United States  Bankruptcy  Code in  the 
United States Bankruptcy Court  for the Southern District of 
New  York.4   Subsequently,  MCIW  filed a  Notice  of  Stay 
(Notice),  alleging that  pursuant to  the provisions  of 11 
U.S.C.  Section  362,  the  above-captioned  proceeding  was 
stayed,  effective   immediately.5  MAP  filed   a  response 
requesting  that the  Telecommunications Consumers  Division 
disallow MCIW's  Notice and continue its  prosecution of the 
above-referenced complaint proceeding.6  On January 3, 2003, 
the parties filed a Joint  Motion to Dismiss with Prejudice, 
notifying the  Commission that they  had reached a  full and 
complete  settlement  of all  issues  raised  in the  above-
captioned formal  complaint proceeding.7  In this  order, we 
grant  the  parties'  motion   to  dismiss  with  prejudice, 
concluding that such action is in the public interest. 

We are  satisfied that dismissing this  complaint will serve 
the public  interest by promoting the  private resolution of 
disputes and by reducing the expenditure of further time and 
resources   by  the   parties   and   by  this   Commission.  
Furthermore, in view of the parties' request that we dismiss 
the complaint with prejudice, we believe that such dismissal 
is in the public interest.

Accordingly, IT  IS ORDERED,  pursuant to sections  1, 4(i), 
4(j), 201(b), and 208 of  the Communications Act of 1934, as 
amended, 47 U.S.C. 151,  154(i), 154(j), 201(b), 208, and 
the authority delegated  by sections 0.111 and  0.311 of the 
Commission's  rules, 47  C.F.R.  0.111,  0.311, that  the 
formal  complaint  of  MAP Mobile  Communications,  Inc.  v. 
WorldCom,  Inc.,  et.  al.,  filed  on  March  6,  2002,  is 


                         Colleen Heitkamp
                         Telecommunications Consumers 
                         Enforcement Bureau

1    47 U.S.C. 208.
2    Id.  201(b), 202(a).
3    See  Formal Complaint  of   MAP Mobile  Communications, 
Inc., at i (filed March 6, 2002). 
4    The  Petition  filed on  behalf  of  WorldCom has  been 
assigned Case No. 02-13533-ajg.
5    Notice of Stay, filed July 23, 2002.
6    Reply to WorldCom Inc.'s Notice of Stay, filed July 25, 
7    Joint Motion  to Dismiss with Prejudice,  filed January 
3, 2003.