Important Steps for Consumers and Companies When Service is Ending

  • You are a consumer and your phone company mailed you a letter informing you that it plans to discontinue your service soon.  What should you do?  Answer
  • You run or represent a phone company that is planning to discontinue domestic telecommunications service.  What must you do to comply with FCC rules? Answer 
  • You are an attorney or a trustee in a bankruptcy case involving a discontinuance of domestic telecommunications service.  What do you need to know? Answer
Domestic Discontinuances

Below are public notices soliciting comment on applications by carriers planning to discontinue domestic telecommunications service.  Consumers and others need information in these public notices to file comments  on a proposed discontinuance.  Any filings for the emergency discontinuance, reduction or impairment of domestic services are also included below.

Visit the International Bureau for discontinuance of international service.

2020

6/29/2020

PUBLIC NOTICE: Comments Invited On Section 214 Application(s) To Discontinue Domestic Non-Dominant Carrier Telecommunications And/Or Interconnected VOIP Services

Applicant(s): TelCove Operations, LLC, a CenturyLink Company and Level 3 Telecom of Texas, LLC

Word | Acrobat | DA No. 20-681 Docket Nos. 19-174 and 20-120 Comp Pol. File No. 1543 and 1617

5/29/2020

PUBLIC NOTICE: Comments Invited On Section 214 Application(s) To Grandfather Domestic Legacy Voice And/Or Low Speed Data Service(s)

Applicant(s): Level 3 Telecom, a CenturyLink Company, on behalf of its Level 3 affiliates, Level 3 Telecom of Alabama, LLC; Level 3 Telecom of Arkansas, LLC; Level 3 Telecom of Arizona, LLC; Level 3 Telecom of California, LP; Level 3 Telecom of Colorado, LP; Level 3 Telecom of D.C., LLC; Level 3 Telecom of Florida, LP; Level 3 Telecom of Georgia, LP; Level 3 Telecom of Idaho, LLC; Level 3 Telecom of Illinois, LLC; Level 3 Telecom of Indiana, LLC; Level 3 Telecom of Kansas City, LLC; Level 3 Telecom of Kentucky, LLC; Level 3 Telecom of Louisiana, LLC; Level 3 Telecom of Maryland, LLC; Level 3 Telecom of Minnesota, LLC; Level 3 Telecom of Mississippi, LLC; Level 3 Telecom of Nevada, LLC; Level 3 Telecom of New Jersey, LLC; Level 3 Telecom of New Mexico, LLC; Level 3 Telecom of New York, LP; Level 3 Telecom of North Carolina, LLC; Level 3 Telecom of Ohio, LLC; Level 3 Telecom of Oregon, LLC; Level 3 Telecom of South Carolina, LLC; Level 3 Telecom of Tennessee, LLC; Level 3 Telecom of Texas, LLC; Level 3 Telecom of Utah, LLC; Level 3 Telecom of Virginia, LLC; Level 3 Telecom of Washington, LLC; Level 3 Telecom of Wisconsin, LP; and Level 3 Telecom Data Services, LLC Level 3 Telecom of Alabama, LLC and Level 3 Telecom of Georgia, LP, CenturyLink Companies

Word | Acrobat | DA No. 20-574 Docket No.20-33 and 20-152 Comp Pol. File No. 1604 and 1619

5/7/2020

PUBLIC NOTICE: Comments Invited On Section 214 Application(s) To Grandfather Domestic Legacy Voice And/Or Low Speed Data Service(s)

Applicant(s): Embarq Florida, Inc. d/b/a CenturyLink

Word | Acrobat | DA No. 20-496 Docket No.20-94 Comp Pol. File No. 1613

5/1/2020

PUBLIC NOTICE: Comments Invited On Section 214 Application(s) To Discontinue Domestic Non-Dominant Carrier Telecommunications Services

Applicant(s): AT&T Corp., BellSouth Long Distance, Inc. d/b/a AT&T Long Distance Service and SBC Long Distance, LLC d/b/a AT&T Long Distance

Word | Acrobat | DA No. 20-476 Docket No.20-107 Comp Pol. File No. 1614

4/1/2020

PUBLIC NOTICE: Comments Invited On Section 214 Application(s) To Discontinue Domestic Non-Dominant Carrier Telecommunications Service As Part Of A Technology Transition

Applicant(s): Tampnet, Inc

Word | Acrobat | DA No. 20-366 Docket No.20-82 Comp Pol. File No. 1611

3/20/2020

PUBLIC NOTICE: Comments Invited On Section 214 Application(s) To Discontinue Domestic Non-Dominant Carrier Telecommunications Service As Part Of A Technology Transition

Applicant(s): Windstream Services, LLC on behalf of its competitive local exchange carrier affiliates, Windstream Norlight LLC and Windstream NuVox Indiana, LLC

Word | Acrobat | DA No. 20-312 Docket No.20-28 Comp Pol. File No. 1602

3/13/2020

PUBLIC NOTICE: Comments Invited On Section 214 Application(s) To Discontinue Domestic Non-Dominant Carrier Telecommunications Services And/Or Interconnected VOIP Services

Applicant(s): Vivint Wireless, Inc. d/b/a Vivint Internet, TelCove Operations, LLC and TelCove of Pennsylvania, LLC

Word | Acrobat | DA No. 20-274 Docket No.20-52, 20-59, and 20-77 Comp Pol. File No. 1606, 1609 and 1610

2/27/2020

PUBLIC NOTICE: Comments Invited On Section 214 Application(s) To Discontinue Domestic Non-Dominant Carrier Telecommunications Services

Applicant(s): Vivint Wireless, Inc. d/b/a Vivint Internet, TelCove Operations, LLC and TelCove of Pennsylvania, LLC

Word | Acrobat | DA No. 20-202 Docket No.20-53 and 20-54 Comp Pol. File No. 1607 and 1608

2/18/2020

PUBLIC NOTICE: Comments Invited On Section 214 Application(s) To Discontinue Domestic Non-Dominant Carrier Telecommunications Services

Applicant(s): Global Connection Inc. of America, Broadwing Communications, LLC, a CenturyLink Company, Worldwide Telecommunications, Inc.

Word | Acrobat | DA No. 20-167 Docket No.20-27, 20-29 and 40-45 Comp Pol. File No. 1601, 1603 and 1605

2/10/2020

PUBLIC NOTICE: Comments Invited On Section 214 Application(s) To Discontinue Domestic Non-Dominant Carrier Telecommunications Services

Applicant: CenturyLink Communications, LLC

Word | Acrobat | DA No. 20-146 Docket No.20-97 Comp Pol. File No. 1529

1/24/2020

PUBLIC NOTICE: Comments Invited On Section 214 Application(s) To Discontinue Domestic Non-Dominant Carrier Telecommunications Services

Applicant:Talk America Services, LLC

Word | Acrobat | DA No. 20-106 Docket No.20-16 Comp Pol. File No. 1600

1/22/2020

PUBLIC NOTICE: Comments Invited On Section 214 Application(s) To Discontinue Domestic Non-Dominant Carrier Telecommunications Services

Applicant:Cincinnati Bell Telephone Company LLC (CBT)

Word | Acrobat | DA No. 20-99 Docket No.20-13 Comp Pol. File No. 1599

1/13/2020

PUBLIC NOTICE: Comments Invited On Section 214 Application(s) To Discontinue Domestic Non-Dominant Carrier Telecommunications Service(s) In Response To Copper Retirement(s)

Applicant(s):AT&T Services, Inc. on behalf of its affiliate, AT&T Corp.

Word | Acrobat | DA No. 20-56 Docket No.20-12 Comp Pol. File No. 1598

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