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2015 Modification of the Average Schedule Company HCLS Formula

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Released: September 2, 2014
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PUBLIC NOTICE

Federal Communications Commission

News Media Information 202 / 418-0500

445 12th St., S.W.

Internet: http://www.fcc.gov

Washington, D.C. 20554

TTY: 1-888-835-5322

DA 14-1264

Released: September 2, 2014

WIRELINE COMPETITION BUREAU SEEKS COMMENT ON

THE 2015 MODIFICATION OF THE AVERAGE SCHEDULE COMPANY UNIVERSAL

SERVICE HIGH-COST LOOP SUPPORT FORMULA

WC Docket No. 05-337

Comment Date: October 2, 2014

Reply Comment Date: October 20, 2014

On August 27, 2014, the National Exchange Carrier Association, Inc. filed its 2015 Modification

of the Average Schedule Universal Service High-Cost Loop Support Formula.1

The proposed formula, if

approved, would be scheduled to take effect on January 1, 2015, and remain in effect through December

31, 2015. The Wireline Competition Bureau seeks comment on the proposed formula.

Pursuant to sections 1.415 and 1.419 of the Commission’s rules, interested parties may file

comments on or before the dates indicated above.2 All pleadings are to reference WC Docket No. 05-

337. Comments may be filed using the Commission’s Electronic Comment Filing System (ECFS), or by

filing paper copies.3

Electronic Filers: Comments may be filed electronically using the Internet by accessing the

ECFS: http://fjallfoss.fcc.gov/ecfs2/.

Paper Filers: Parties who choose to file by paper must file an original and one copy of each

filing. Filings can be sent by hand or messenger delivery, by commercial overnight courier, or by

first-class or overnight U.S. Postal Service mail. All filings must be addressed to the

Commission’s Secretary, Office of the Secretary, Federal Communications Commission.

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All hand-delivered or messenger-delivered paper filings for the Commission’s Secretary

must be delivered to FCC Headquarters at 445 12th St., SW, Room TW-A325,

Washington, DC 20554. The filing hours are 8:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. All hand deliveries

must be held together with rubber bands or fasteners. Any envelopes and boxes must be

disposed of before entering the building.

1 NECA 2015 Modification of the Average Schedule Universal Service High-Cost Loop Formula, WC Docket No.

05-337 (filed Aug. 27, 2014).

2 47 C.F.R. §§ 1.415, 1.419.

3 See Electronic Filing of Documents in Rulemaking Proceedings, GC Docket No. 97-113, Report and Order, 13

FCC Rcd 11322 (1998).

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Commercial overnight mail (other than U.S. Postal Service Express Mail and Priority

Mail) must be sent to 9300 East Hampton Drive, Capitol Heights, MD 20743.

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U.S. Postal Service first-class, Express, and Priority mail must be addressed to 445 12th

Street, SW, Washington DC 20554.

People with Disabilities: To request materials in accessible formats for people with disabilities

(Braille, large print, electronic files, audio format), send an e-mail to fcc504@fcc.gov or call the

Consumer & Governmental Affairs Bureau at (202) 418-0530 (voice), (202) 418-0432 (tty).

Additional Copies: In addition, we request that you send one copy of each pleading to each of the

following:

(1) Abdel Eqab, Telecommunications Access Policy Division, Wireline Competition Bureau, 445 12th

Street, S.W., Room 5-B431, Washington, D.C. 20554; e-mail: Abdel-Hamid.Eqab@fcc.gov; and

(2) Charles Tyler, Telecommunications Access Policy Division, Wireline Competition Bureau, 445 12th

Street, S.W., Room 5-A452, Washington, D.C. 20554; e-mail: Charles.Tyler@fcc.gov.

The proceeding this Notice initiates shall be treated as a “permit-but-disclose” proceeding in

accordance with the Commission’s ex parte rules.4

Persons making ex parte presentations must file a

copy of any written presentation or a memorandum summarizing any oral presentation within two

business days after the presentation (unless a different deadline applicable to the Sunshine period applies).

Persons making oral ex parte presentations are reminded that memoranda summarizing the presentation

must (1) list all persons attending or otherwise participating in the meeting at which the ex parte

presentation was made, and (2) summarize all data presented and arguments made during the

presentation. If the presentation consisted in whole or in part of the presentation of data or arguments

already reflected in the presenter’s written comments, memoranda or other filings in the proceeding, the

presenter may provide citations to such data or arguments in his or her prior comments, memoranda, or

other filings (specifying the relevant page and/or paragraph numbers where such data or arguments can be

found) in lieu of summarizing them in the memorandum. Documents shown or given to Commission

staff during ex parte meetings are deemed to be written ex parte presentations and must be filed

consistent with rule 1.1206(b). In proceedings governed by rule 1.49(f) or for which the Commission has

made available a method of electronic filing, written ex parte presentations and memoranda summarizing

oral ex parte presentations, and all attachments thereto, must be filed through the electronic comment

filing system available for that proceeding, and must be filed in their native format (e.g., .doc, .xml, .ppt,

searchable .pdf). Participants in this proceeding should familiarize themselves with the Commission’s ex

parte rules.

For further information, please contact Abdel Eqab, Telecommunications Access Policy Division,

Wireline Competition Bureau at (202) 418-7400 or TTY (202) 418-0484.

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4 47 C.F.R. §§ 1.1200 et seq.

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