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                                   Before the

                       Federal Communications Commission

                             Washington, D.C. 20554

     Fiber Technologies Networks, L.L.C.,   )                          
     Complainant,                           )                          
     v.                                     )                          
                                                File No. EB-09-MD-004  
     Verizon Maryland Inc. and              )                          
     Potomac Electric Power Co.,            )                          
     Respondents.                           )                          

                               ORDER OF DISMISSAL

   Adopted: June 11, 2009 Released: June 11, 2009

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

    1. On March 13, 2009, complainant Fiber Technologies Networks, L.L.C.
       ("Fibertech") filed with this Commission a pole attachment complaint
       against Verizon Maryland Inc. ("Verizon") and Potomac Electric Power
       Company ("Pepco") pursuant to section 224 of the Communications Act of
       1934, as amended ("Act"), and section 1.1401 et seq. of the
       Commission's rules. Fibertech immediately began settlement discussions
       with Pepco and Verizon, and the proceeding was held in abeyance at the
       parties' request. Neither Verizon nor Pepco has filed a response to
       the Complaint.

    2. On May 29, 2009, Fibertech, Pepco and Verizon filed a joint motion
       stating that the parties had settled the disputes giving rise to the
       Complaint and requesting that the Complaint be dismissed with

    3. We are satisfied that dismissing the Complaint with prejudice will
       serve the public interest by promoting the private resolution of
       disputes and eliminating the need for further litigation and the
       expenditure of additional time and resources of the parties and this

    4. 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. S:S: 151,
       154(i), 154(j), and 224, and the authority delegated in sections
       0.111, 0.311, and 1.1401-1.1418 of the Commission's rules, 47 C.F.R.
       S:S: 0.111, 0.311, and 1.1401-1.1418, that the Motion is GRANTED, and
       that this proceeding IS DISMISSED WITH PREJUDICE.


   Alexander P. Starr

   Chief, Market Disputes Resolution Division

   Enforcement Bureau

   Pole Attachment Access Complaint, File No. EB-09-MD-004 (filed March 13,
   2009) ("Complaint").

   47 U.S.C. S: 224.

   47 C.F.R. S:S: 1.1401 -1.1418.

   See Letters from Lia Royle to Maria T. Browne, counsel to Fibertech, Jack
   E. Strausman, counsel to Pepco, and James Pachulski, counsel to Verizon,
   File No. EB-09-MD-004 (dated March 24, 2009 and April 14, 2009).

   Joint Motion to Dismiss Formal Complaint with Prejudice, File No.
   EB-09-MD-004 (filed May 29, 2009).

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   Federal Communications Commission DA 09-1312


   Federal Communications Commission DA 09-1312