Commission Moves Forward with Special Access Data Collection
Federal Communications Commission
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Released: August 18, 2014
COMMISSION MOVES FORWARD WITH SPECIAL ACCESS DATA COLLECTION
WC Docket No. 05-25
By this Public Notice, the Commission’s Wireline Competition Bureau (the “Bureau”) announces
that it will proceed with the collection of data adopted by the Commission in 2012 for a comprehensive
analysis of the special access market,1 consistent with the approval of the Office of Management and
Pursuant to the Commission’s instructions in the Special Access Order, the Bureau will
amend the collection to reflect the terms of OMB’s approval.3
The collection requirement will become
effective upon announcement in the Federal Register of OMB approval.
For further information on this proceeding or data collection, contact Christopher Koves of the
Pricing Policy Division, Wireline Competition Bureau at (202) 418-8209 or at
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1 See Special Access for Price Cap Local Exchange Carriers; AT&T Corporation Petition for Rulemaking to Reform
Regulation of Incumbent Local Exchange Carrier Rates for Interstate Special Access Services, WC Docket No. 05-
25, RM-10593, Report and Order and Further Notice of Proposed Rulemaking, 27 FCC Rcd 16318, 16340 para. 52
(2012) (Special Access Order) (adopting the collection and delegating authority to the Bureau to implement the
collection and obtain OMB approval pursuant to the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995).
2 See Notice of Office of Office of Management and Budget Action, OMB Control No. 3060-1197 (Aug. 15, 2014),
3 Special Access Order, 27 FCC Rcd at 16340, para. 52 n. 111 (“To the extent the Bureau cannot obtain Office of
Management and Budget approval for some portion of the data collection, we direct the Bureau to proceed with the
remainder of the collection.”).
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