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Released: July 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 14-958

Release Date: July 2, 2014

WIRELINE COMPETITION BUREAU REMINDS PARTIES OF DEADLINES FOR FILING

COMMENTS AND REPLIES REGARDING THE DOW MANAGEMENT CO., INC. REQUEST

FOR REVIEW OF A DECISION BY THE UNIVERSAL SERVICE ADMINISTRATIVE

COMPANY

WC Docket No. 06-122

Comments Due: July 10, 2014

Replies Due: July 15, 2014

On June 30, 2014, DOW Management Co., Inc. (DOW) filed a request seeking review of portions

of an April 29, 2014 audit report of the Universal Service Administrative Company (USAC) concerning

DOW’s calendar year 2011 Universal Service Fund contribution obligations.1

Pursuant to the Commission’s rules and consistent with a separate public notice being issued

today applying the default filing deadlines to requests for review of USAC contributions decisions,2

comments shall be filed within 10 days after the request for review is filed and replies shall be filed

within 15 days after the request for review was filed. Comments may be filed using the Commission’s

Electronic Comment Filing System (ECFS).3

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

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

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

filing. If more than one docket or rulemaking number appears in the caption of this proceeding,

filers must submit two additional copies for each additional docket or rulemaking number.

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.

1 Request for Review of DOW Management Co., Inc. of Decision by Universal Service Administrator, WC Docket

No. 06-122 (filed June 30, 2014).

2 See 47 C.F.R. § 1.45.

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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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.

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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) Carol Pomponio, Telecommunications Access Policy Division, Wireline Competition Bureau, 445

12th Street, S.W., Room 5-B431, Washington, D.C. 20554; e-mail: carol.pomponio@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.

4 47 C.F.R. §§ 1.1200 et seq.

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For further information, please contact Carol Pomponio, Telecommunications Access Policy

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

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