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                         Before the
              FEDERAL COMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION
                   Washington, D.C.  20554




In the Matter of                  )
                                 )
Fiber Technologies Networks,      )
L.L.C.,                           )
                                 )
                        Peti-     )
tioner,                           )   File No. EB-03-MD-007
                                 )
         v.                      )
                                 )
Verizon New England, Inc. d/b/a   )
Verizon Rhode Island,             )

         Respondent.



                            ORDER
     Adopted:  November 19, 2003        Released:  November 

20, 2003



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

     1.   On November 18, 2003, the petitioner, Fiber 
Technologies Networks, L.L.C. (``Fiber Tech''), and the 
respondent, Verizon New England Inc. d/b/a Verizon Rhode 
Island (``Verizon''), filed a Stipulation of Dismissal With 
Prejudice1 seeking dismissal of the Petition for Temporary 
Stay that the petitioner filed on April 21, 2003.2  The 
Stipulation of Dismissal is signed by counsel for both 
petitioner and respondent and states that all parties to the 
proceeding ``hereby stipulate that all claims and 
counterclaims asserted in such proceeding are hereby 
dismissed with prejudice.''3

     2.   We are satisfied that dismissing the Petition for 
Stay will serve the public interest by promoting the private 
resolution of disputes and by eliminating the need for 
further litigation and the expenditure of further time and 
resources of the parties and this Commission.

     3.   Accordingly, IT IS ORDERED, pursuant to sections 
1, 4(i), 4(j), and 224 of the Communications Act of 1934, as 
amended, 47 U.S.C.  151, 154(i), 154(j), 224, and the 
authority delegated in sections 0.111 and 0.311 of the 
Commission's rules, 47 C.F.R.  0.111 and 0.311, that the 
Stipulation of Dismissal With Prejudice is GRANTED, and that 
the Petition for Temporary Stay is DISMISSED with prejudice.

     4.   IT IS FURTHER ORDERED that the above-captioned 
proceeding is TERMINATED.

                         FEDERAL COMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION


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

1 Stipulation of Dismissal With Prejudice, File No. EB-03-
MD-007 (filed Nov. 18, 2003) (``Stipulation of Dismissal''). 
2 Petition for Temporary Stay, File No. EB-03-MD-007 (filed 
Apr.21, 2003) (``Petition for Stay''). 
3 Petition for Stay at 1.