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                                   Before the

                       Federal Communications Commission

                             Washington, D.C. 20554

   APCC Services, Inc., )


   Complainant, )


   v. ) File No. EB-05-MD-028


   Qwest Communications Corporation, )


   Defendant. )

                               ORDER OF DISMISSAL

   Adopted: April 7, 2006 Released: April 7, 2006

   By the Deputy Chief, Market Disputes Resolution Division, Enforcement

    1. On September 29, 2005, APCC Services, Inc. ("APCC") filed a formal
       complaint pursuant to section 208 of the Communications Act of 1934,
       as amended ("Act"), against Qwest Communications Corporation
       ("Qwest"). APCC alleged that Qwest had violated sections 201(b) and
       276(b) of the Act by failing to make certain payphone compensation

    2. On March 28, 2006, APCC and Qwest filed a joint motion requesting that
       we dismiss the Complaint with prejudice. The Joint Motion states that
       the parties have reached a mutually-acceptable resolution of their
       dispute and executed a Mutual Settlement Agreement and Release.

    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), 201(b),
       208, and 276 of the Communications Act of 1934, as amended, 47 U.S.C.
       SS 154(i), 154(j), 201(b), 208, and 276, sections 1.720-1.736 of the
       Commission's rules, 47 C.F.R. SS 1.720-1.736, 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 Motion IS GRANTED, that the
       Complaint IS DISMISSED WITH PREJUDICE, and that this proceeding IS


   Rosemary H. McEnery

   Deputy Chief, Market Disputes Resolution Division

   Enforcement Bureau

   47 U.S.C. S 208.

   Formal Complaint, File No. EB-05-MD-028 (filed Sept. 29, 2005)

   47 U.S.C. SS 201(b), 276(b).

   Joint Motion to Dismiss Formal Complaint with Prejudice, File No.
   EB-05-MD-028 (filed Mar. 28, 2006) ("Joint Motion").

   See Joint Motion at 1.

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