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.

2016

5/11/2016

PUBLIC NOTICE: Comments Invited on Section 214 Application(s) to Discontinue Domestic Non-Dominant Carrier Telecommunications Services and Interconnected VOIP

Word | Acrobat | DA No. 16-529

WC Docket No. 16-151, 16-152 & 16-153

5/4/2016

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

Word | Acrobat | DA No. 16-494

WC Docket No. 16-146 & 16-147

4/29/2016

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

Word | Acrobat | DA No. 16-467

WC Docket No. 16-129 & 16-133

4/18/2016

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

Word | Acrobat | DA No. 16-424

WC Docket No. 16-119, 16-116, 16-112, 16-115 & 16-114

4/18/2016

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

Word | Acrobat | DA No. 16-425

WC Docket No. 16-117, 16-113 & 16-118

4/14/2016

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

Word | Acrobat | DA No. 16-406

WC Docket No. 16-102 & 16-104

4/5/2016

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

Word | Acrobat | DA No. 16-363

WC Docket No. 16-109, CPS No. 1305

3/29/2016

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

Word | Acrobat | DA No. 16-331

WC Docket No. 16-77, 16-82 & 16-103

3/28/2016

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

Word | Acrobat | DA No. 16-325

WC Docket No. 16-101, 16-96, 16-97, 16-98, 16-99 & 16-100

3/23/2016

PUBLIC NOTICE: Comments Invited On Section 214 Applications To Discontinue Domestic Dominant Carrier Telecommunicatons Services

Word | Acrobat | DA No. 16-305

WC Docket No. 16-76, 16-78, & 16-80

3/3/2016

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

Word | Acrobat | DA No. 16-246

WC Docket No. 16-51, CPD No. 1278

WC Docket No. 16-52, CPD No. 1279

WC Docket No. 16-53, CPD No. 1281

WC Docket No. 16-60, CPD No. 1282

WC Docket No. 16-61, CPD No. 1283

WC Docket No. 16-62, CPD No. 1284

WC Docket No. 16-63, CPD No. 1285

WC Docket No. 16-64, CPD No. 1286

2/29/2016

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

Word | Acrobat | DA No. 16-225 WC Docket No. 16-55, CPD No. 1277

2/26/2016

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

Word | Acrobat |

DA No. 16-204

WC Docket No. 16-36, CPD No. 1280

WC Docket No. 16-37, CPD No. 1287

WC Docket No. 16-39, CPD No. 1288

2/4/2016

PUBLIC NOTICE: Comments Invited On Application Of Eastex Telephone Cooperative, Inc. To Discontinue Domestic Telecommunications Services

Word | Acrobat | DA No. 16-24 WC Docket No 16-125

1/29/2016

PUBLIC NOTICE: Comments Invited On Application Of Eastex Telephone Cooperative, Inc. To Discontinue Domestic Telecommunications Services

Word | Acrobat |

DA No. 16-111

WC Docket No 16-7, 15-322, 16-23, 16-22

1/15/2016

PUBLIC NOTICE:

Comments Invited On Application Of AT&T Services, Inc. On Behalf Of Affiliates To Discontinue Domestic Telecommunications Services

Word | Acrobat | DA No. 16-61 WC Docket No 16-13 CPD No. 1274

1/15/2016

PUBLIC NOTICE:

Comments Invited On Application Of Franklin Telephone Co., Inc. To Discontinue Domestic Telecommunications Services

Word | Acrobat | DA No. 16-60 WC Docket No 16-8 CPD No. 1259

1/15/2016

PUBLIC NOTICE:

Comments Invited On Application of Delta Telephone Co., Inc. to Discontinue Domestic Telecommunications Services

Word | Acrobat | DA No. 16-59 WC Docket No 16-10 CPD No. 1258

1/6/2016

PUBLIC NOTICE: Comments Invited On Application Of Poka Lambro Telephone Cooperative, Inc. To Discontinue Domestic Telecommunications Services

Word | Acrobat | DA No. 16-11 WC Docket No 15-321

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