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Section 251 Wireline Network Changes

All FCC Section 251 Wireline Network Change Public Notices are referenced in the Daily Digest. Copies may be obtained during regular business hours at the FCC Reference Center, Portals II, 445 12th Street, S.W., Suite CY-A257, Washington, DC, 20554, (202) 418-0270.  For more information on the referenced reports, call Carmell Weathers, (202) 418-2325.

The Commission’s rules specify when an incumbent local exchange carrier must provide notice of a network change pursuant to Section 251(c)(5) of the Communications Act, what content must be included in that notice, the methods and timing of providing notice, and rules for objections and replies.  See 47 C.F.R. §§ 51.325 – 51.335. 

To Submit Comments:  To comment on any network change notice, please see the information in the Public Notices below.  You may also e-mail The subject line of your e-mail MUST include the correct NCD Report Number (e.g., Report No. NCD-2338) to have your comments considered in conjunction with that proceeding.  Note: By sending an e-mail to you are submitting a document to be considered in conjunction with an official FCC proceeding.  All information submitted including names and addresses will be publicly available via the web.

Input received from the public available here.

2015 Section 251 Releases


PUBLIC NOTICE: Wireline Competition Bureau Network Change Notifications:

Cincinnati Bell

WordAcrobat | Report No. NCD-2434

Verizon New York

WordAcrobat | Report No. NCD-2398


PUBLIC NOTICE: Wireline Competition Bureau Network Change Notifications:


Word| Acrobat | Report No. NCD-2425


PUBLIC NOTICE: Wireline Competition Bureau Network Change Notifications:

Cincinatti Bell

Word| Acrobat| Report No. NCD-2410

Cincinatti Bell

Word| Acrobat| Report No. NCD-2408


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