On March 31, 2004 FCC Chairman Michael K. Powell and Commissioners Kathleen Q. Abernathy, Michael J. Copps, Kevin J. Martin and Jonathan S. Adelstein sent a letter to telecommunications carriers and trade associations urging them to begin a period of commercial negotiations designed to restore certainty and preserve competition in the telecommunications market. March 31 2004 News Release: Word | Acrobat.
Below are PDF (Adobe Acrobat) versions of copies of the letter.
Association for Local Telecommunications Services
Competitive Telecommunications Association
Qwest Communications International Inc.
United States Telcom Association