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This is an unofficial announcement of Commission action. Release of the full text of a Commission order constitutes official action. See MCI v. FCC. 515 F 2d 385 (D.C. Circ 1974).

June 23, 2000
Sarah Whitesell (202) 418-2300

Press Statement of Commissioner Gloria Tristani

With its latest tariff filing, AT&T has failed to deliver the consumer benefits it promised as a participant in CALLS. By increasing per-minute charges for the same consumers for whom it committed to eliminate minimum usage charges, AT&Tís new rate plan at a minimum violates the spirit of the reform package. I think we should put CALLS on hold.

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