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                         Before the
                    Federal Communications Commission                 
               FCC 05M-12
                   Washington, D.C. 20554


In the Matter of                  )   EB Docket No. 02-149
                                 )
PUBLIX NETWORK CORPORATION;       )   File No. EB-01-TC-052
Customer Attendants, LLC;         )   NAL/Acct. No. 200232170003
Revenue Controls Corporation;     )   FRN:  0004-3412-51
SignTel, Inc.; and                )
Focus Group, LLC                  )
                                 )
Order  to Show Cause  and Notice  )
of                                )
Opportunity for Hearing


                        CONSENT ORDER

                  Adopted:        March       14,       2005                                   
Released:  March 15, 2005

     This is a ruling on a Joint Request for Adoption of 
Consent Decree and Termination of Proceeding, filed March 9, 
2005, by the Enforcement Bureau (``Bureau'') and Publix 
Network Corporation, Customer Attendants, LLC, Revenue 
Controls Corporation, SignTel, Inc., and Focus Group, LLC, 
(the ``Publix Companies'') in accordance with sections 1.93 
and 1.94 of the Commission's rules [47 C.F.R.  1.93, 
1.94].1

     This proceeding was set for hearing by the Order to 
Show Cause and Notice of Opportunity for Hearing (``OSC''), 
17 FCC Rcd 11487 (2002), released June 19, 2002.  Issues 
were specified to determine whether: (1) the Commission 
should revoke the operating authority of the Publix 
Companies; (2) the Publix Companies and the principal or 
principals (including but not limited to Dr. Raanan 
Liebermann) of the Publix Companies should be ordered to 
cease and desist from any future provision of interstate 
common carrier services without the prior consent of the 
Commission; (3) the Publix Companies are entitled to any of 
the TRS Fund monies that they requested or received from the 
interstate TRS Fund; and (4) a forfeiture against any or all 
of the Publix Companies is warranted and, if so, the amount 
of the forfeiture.

     On July 15, 2002, a federal grand jury returned an 
indictment against 
Dr. Liebermann and Publix Network Corporation.  On September 
30, 2004, 
Dr. Liebermann and Publix Network Corporation entered into 
Plea Agreements with the U.S. Attorney's Office for the 
District of Connecticut (``U.S. Attorney's Office'').  As 
part of the Plea Agreements, Dr. Liebermann and Publix 
Network Corporation pled guilty to a substitute information, 
which charged them both with: (1) making a false statement 
to the FCC through the Fund Administrator, which currently 
is the National Exchange Carrier Association (``NECA'') in 
violation of 18 U.S.C.  1001; and (2) engaging in an 
unlawful monetary transaction, in violation of 18 U.S.C.  
1957.  (In return for their pleas to these offenses, the 
U.S. Attorney's Office agreed to dismiss the original 
indictment.)  
Dr. Liebermann and Publix Network Corporation admitted 
requesting and receiving reimbursement from the TRS Fund for 
calls that included minutes where no meaningful 
communication was occurring, because the participants were 
``dotting'' - striking the ``period'' or ``dot'' key on 
their text telephones on a regular basis in order to prevent 
their telephones from being disconnected from a conference 
call.  Dr. Liebermann and Publix Network Corporation further 
admitted that they knew that the claims they submitted and 
caused to be submitted to NECA for reimbursement from the 
TRS Fund were materially false, fictitious, or fraudulent, 
because the reimbursement requests included claims for 
minutes that they knew did not involve any meaningful 
communications, but were instead artificially generated 
through the practice of ``dotting.''


                       Public Interest

     The Publix Companies, Dr. Raanan Liebermann, owner of 
the Publix Companies, and the Bureau have entered into a 
Consent Decree which resolves the issues set forth in the 
OSC.  Approval of the Consent Decree authorizes terminating 
this proceeding.

     Approval of the Consent Decree will further public 
interest by having 
Dr. Liebermann and the Publix Companies relinquish their 
authorization to operate as common carriers, agreeing to 
cease and desist from the provision of any interstate common 
carrier services without the prior consent of the 
Commission, and securing repayment of funds to the TRS 
Fund,2 in exchange for the prompt disposition of this 
proceeding's remaining issues.  Accordingly, based upon a 
review and evaluation of the Consent Decree, it is concluded 
that the requirements of  1.93 and 1.94 of the 
Commission's rules are satisfied, and that the public 
interest would be served by approval.

     The Consent Decree is to be filed with the Secretary 
and placed on the public record by the effective date of 
this Consent Order.



                           Rulings

     IT IS ORDERED pursuant to  1.94(d) of the Commission's 
rules, that the Consent Decree IS APPROVED.

     IT IS FURTHER ORDERED pursuant to  1.94(d) of the 
Commission's rules, that the record of this proceeding IS 
CLOSED.

     IT IS FURTHER ORDERED pursuant to  1.94(b)(7) of the 
Commission's rules, that the issues specified in the Order 
to Show Cause and Notice of Opportunity for Hearing ARE 
RESOLVED.

     IT IS FURTHER ORDERED pursuant to  1.94(e) of the 
Commission's rules, that the Joint Request for Adoption of 
Consent Decree and Termination of Proceeding IS GRANTED.3


                    FEDERAL COMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION.4



                              Richard L. Sippel
                                   Chief Administrative  Law 
Judge               

_________________________

1   The parties  submitted  a draft  Consent  Order to  the 
Presiding  Judge for  consideration  in  accordance with   
1.94(b)(7).  The Consent Order  provides for termination of 
the proceeding after the period prescribed for a Commission 
review  sua  sponte has  expired.   See   1.94(e)  of  the 
Commission's rules.  There has been no change, addition, or 
modification of the Consent Decree.

2   These funds  include  $7,963,875  (plus interest)  [see 
Consent Decree  at  2(k) -  ``Reimburse-ment Amount''] and 
$2,381,440  that Dr.  Liebermann and  the Public  Companies 
have agreed to  waive all rights to and  that are currently 
held by the TRS fund administrator (see Consent Decree at  
11.)  

3  The  Commission, however, may review  the Consent Decree 
on its own motion under   1.302 of the Commission's rules.  
See    1.94(e).   Therefore,  the Consent  Order  and  the 
Consent Decree will become effective and this proceeding is 
terminated  50  days  after   its  public  release  if  the 
Commission  does not  review the  Consent Order  and/or the 
Consent Decree on its own motion.  47 C.F.R.  1.302.

4   Courtesy copies  of  this Consent  Order  were sent  to 
counsel for the  parties by facsimile or e-mail  on the day 
of issuance.