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

GCI Communications, Inc.,        )
                            Co-  )
mplainant,                       )
                                )    File No. EB-05-MD-011
v.                               )
AT&T Corp. and AT&T Alascom,     )

                       ORDER OF DISMISSAL

Adopted:  January 20, 2006              Released:   January   23, 

By the Chief, Market Disputes Resolution Division, Enforcement 

     1.   On January 6, 2006, the complainant, GCI 
Communications, Inc. (``GCI''), and the defendants, AT&T Corp. 
and AT&T Alascom (collectively, ``defendants''), filed a motion 
to dismiss with prejudice1 the Complaint that GCI filed against 
the defendants pursuant to section 208 of the Communications Act 
of 1934, as amended (``Act'').2  In short, the Complaint alleges 
that the defendants unreasonably refused to provide GCI with 
AT&T's Network Connection Service on terms comparable to those 
offered to other carriers.3  The Motion states that the parties 
``have reached an agreement to resolve the instant dispute,'' and 
requests that the Commission ``dismiss with prejudice'' the 
complaint proceeding.4

     2.   We are satisfied that dismissing the Complaint 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 208 of the Act, 47 U.S.C. §§ 151, 154(i), 154(j), 
and 208, and the authority delegated in sections 0.111, 0.311, 
and 1.720-1.736 of the Commission's rules, 47 C.F.R. §§ 0.111, 
0.311, and 1.720-1.736, that the Motion is GRANTED, and that the 
Complaint is DISMISSED with prejudice. 


                         Alexander P. Starr
                         Chief, Market Disputes Resolution 

1 Letter to Lisa B. Griffin and Anthony J. DeLaurentis, FCC, from 
Frank G. Lamancusa, counsel for GCI, and James F. Bendernagel, 
Jr., counsel for the defendants, File No. EB-05-MD-011 (filed 
Jan. 6, 2006) (``Motion'').
2 47 U.S.C. § 208; Formal Complaint, File No. EB-05-MD-011 (filed 
June 17, 2005) (``Complaint'').
3 Complaint at 2-3, 15-22.
4 Motion at 1.