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Released: June 17, 2013
WIRELINE COMPETITION BUREAU ADDS TWO NEW DISCUSSION TOPICS TO
CONNECT AMERICA COST MODEL VIRTUAL WORKSHOP
WC Docket No. 10-90
On Tuesday, October 9, 2012, the Wireline Competition Bureau (Bureau) announced the
commencement of a virtual workshop to solicit input and facilitate discussion on topics related to the
development and adoption of the forward-looking cost model for Connect America Phase II. 1 To
date, the Bureau has sought comment on 26 different topics in the virtual workshop.
Today, the Bureau adds two new virtual workshop discussion topics, entitled "Community
Anchor Institutions" and "Business Locations." Responses should be submitted in the virtual
workshop no later than
July 15, 2013
. Parties can participate in the virtual workshop by visiting the
Connect America Fund webpage, http://www.fcc.gov/encyclopedia/connecting-america
following the link to the virtual workshop.
Comments from the virtual workshop will be included in the official public record of this
proceeding. The Bureau will not rely on anonymous comments posted during the workshop in
reaching decisions regarding the model. Participants should be aware that identifying information
from parties that post material in the virtual workshop will be publicly available for inspection upon
request, even though such information may not be posted in the workshop forums.
Reasonable accommodations, including materials in accessible formats (Braille, large print,
electronic files, and audio format) for people with disabilities are available upon request. Please
include a description of the accommodation you will need, and tell us how to contact you if we need
more information. Please make your request as early as possible. Last minute requests will be
accepted but may be impossible to fill. Accommodation requests should be directed to Kelly Jones,
, 202-418-7078 (voice), 202-418-1169 (TTY), or 845-474-0054 (video).
For further information, please contact Katie King, 202-418-7491, Katie.King@fcc.gov
Ted Burmeister, 202-418-7389, Theodore.Burmeister@fcc.gov
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1 Wireline Competition Bureau Announces Commencement of Connect America Phase II Cost Model Virtual
, WC Docket Nos. 10-90, 05-337, Public Notice, 27 FCC Rcd 11977 (Wireline Comp. Bur. 2012). See also Wireline Competition Bureau Announces Connect America Phase II Cost Model Virtual Workshop
WC Docket Nos. 10-90, 05-337, Public Notice, 27 FCC Rcd 11056 (Wireline Comp. Bur. 2012).