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                                   Before the

                       Federal Communications Commission

                             Washington, D.C. 20554

   Fiber Technologies Networks, Inc., )


   Complainant, )


   v. ) File No. EB-06-MD-006


   Verizon New England and )

   Narragansett Electric Company, )


   Respondents. )

                               ORDER OF DISMISSAL

   Adopted: November 14, 2006 Released: November 15, 2006

   By the Deputy Chief, Market Disputes Resolution Division, Enforcement

    1. On July 2, 2006, Fiber Technologies Networks, Inc., ("Fibertech")
       filed a formal complaint pursuant to section 224 of the Communications
       Act of 1934, as amended ("Act"), against Verizon New England
       ("Verizon") and Narragansett Electric Company ("Narragansett").
       Fibertech alleged that Verizon and Narragansett had violated section
       224 of the Act by denying Fibertech access to their utility poles in a
       timely manner.

    2. On November 1, 2006, Fibertech, Verizon and Narragansett filed a joint
       stipulation indicating that the parties agree that "all claims and
       counterclaims asserted in [this] proceeding are hereby dismissed with
       prejudice, each party to bear its own costs and fees."  The Joint
       Stipulation further recites that "[a]ll parties waive notice and all
       rights of appeal." We construe the Joint Stipulation as indicating
       that the parties have satisfactorily resolved the dispute giving rise
       to the Complaint and as requesting that we dismiss the Complaint with

    3. We are satisfied that dismissing the Complaint with prejudice 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

    4. Accordingly, IT IS ORDERED, pursuant to sections 4(i), 4(j), and 224
       of the Communications Act of 1934, as amended, 47 U.S.C. SS 154(i),
       154(j), and 224, sections 1.1401-1.1418 of the Commission's rules, 47
       C.F.R. SS 1.1401-1.1418, and the authority delegated in sections 0.111
       and 0.311 of the Commission's rules, 47 C.F.R. SS 0.111 and 0.311,
       that the Joint Stipulation IS GRANTED, that the Complaint IS DISMISSED
       WITH PREJUDICE, and that this proceeding IS TERMINATED.


   Rosemary H. McEnery

   Deputy Chief, Market Disputes Resolution Division

   Enforcement Bureau

   47 U.S.C. S 224. See also 47 C.F.R. SS 1.1401-1.1418.

   Formal Complaint, File No. EB-06-MD-006 (filed Jul. 2, 2006)

   47 U.S.C. SS 224( ).

   Joint Stipulation of Dismissal with Prejudice, File No. EB-06-MD-006
   (filed Nov. 1, 2006) ("Joint Stipulation").

   Id. at 1-2.

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   Federal Communications Commission DA-06-2309


   Federal Communications Commission DA-06-2309