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.

2018

4/20/2018

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. 18-406 Docket No. 18-106, 18-102, 18-117, 18-115, 18-118 Comp Pol. File No. 1443, 1444, 1445 1446 and 1447

4/2/2018

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. 18-331 Docket No. 18-65, 18-96

3/29/2018

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. 18-320 Docket No. 18-97, 18-80, 18-81, 18-77 Comp Pol. File No. 1438, 1439, 1440 and 1442

3/14/2018

PUBLIC NOTICE: Application Of Matanuska Telephone Association, Inc. To Discontinue Domestic Non-dominant Telecommunications Services Is Not Automatically Granted

Word | Acrobat | DA No. 18-255 Docket No. 17-363 Comp Pol. File No. 1422

3/6/2018

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. 18-219 Docket No. 18-56 Comp Pol. File No.  1435

3/5/2018

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. 18-212 Docket No. 18-54, 18-59, 18-55 Comp Pol. File No.  1433, 1434 and 1436

2/13/2018

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. 18-144 Docket No. 17-363, 18-2, 18-19,18-20 and 18-30 Comp Pol. File No.  1422, 1424, 1427, 1429 and 1430

1/26/2018

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. 18-79 Docket No. 18-14, 18-15, 18-16 Comp Pol. File No.  1425, 1426, 1428

2017

12/22/2017

PUBLIC NOTICE: Comments Invited On Section 214 Applications To Discontinue Domestic Non-Dominant Carrier Telecommunications Services

Word | Acrobat | DA No. 17-1241 Docket No. 17-319, 17-326, 17-355, 17-364 Comp Pol. File No.  1412, 1417, 1421, 1423

PUBLIC NOTICE: Comments Invited On Section 214 Applications To Discontinue Domestic Non-Dominant Carrier Telecommunications Services

Word | Acrobat | DA No. 17-1240 Docket No. 17-327 Comp Pol. File No.  1418

11/22/2017

PUBLIC NOTICE: Comments Invited On Section 214 Applications To Discontinue Domestic Non-Dominant Carrier Telecommunications Services

Word | Acrobat | DA No. 17-1141 Docket No. 17-321 Comp Pol. File No.  1415

11/20/2017

PUBLIC NOTICE: Comments Invited On Section 214 Applications To Discontinue Domestic Non-Dominant Carrier Telecommunications Services

Word | Acrobat | DA No. 17-1129 Docket No. 17-315, 17-311, 17-312 Comp Pol. File No.  1410, 1411, 1414

11/9/2017

PUBLIC NOTICE: Comments Invited On Section 214 Applications To Discontinue Domestic Non-Dominant Carrier Telecommunications Services

Word | Acrobat | DA No. 17-1102 Docket No. 17-300, 17-302. 17-299 Comp Pol. File No.  1406, 1407, 1409

11/2/2017

PUBLIC NOTICE: Comments Invited On Section 214 Applications To Discontinue Domestic Non-Dominant Carrier Telecommunications Services

Word | Acrobat | DA No. 17-1081 Docket No. 17-278, 17-269. 17-265 Comp Pol. File No.  1400, 1401, 1403

10/23/2017

PUBLIC NOTICE: Comments Invited On Section 214 Applications To Discontinue Domestic Non-Dominant Carrier Telecommunications Services

Word | Acrobat | DA No. 17-1040 Docket No. 17-277, 17-279. 17-280 Comp Pol. File No.  1402, 1404, 1405

9/29/2017

PUBLIC NOTICE: Comments Invited On Section 214 Applications To Discontinue Domestic Non-Dominant Carrier Telecommunications Services

Word | Acrobat | DA No. 17-952 Docket No. 17-251 Comp Pol. File No.  1399

9/22/2017

PUBLIC NOTICE: Comments Invited On Section 214 Applications To Discontinue Domestic Non-Dominant Carrier Telecommunications Services

Word | Acrobat | DA No. 17-925 Docket No. 17-2220 and 17-240 Comp Pol. File No. 1397 and 1395

9/15/2017

PUBLIC NOTICE: Comments Invited On Section 214 Applications To Discontinue Domestic Non-Dominant Carrier Telecommunications Services

Word | Acrobat | DA No. 17-904 Docket No. 17-249

8/30/2017

PUBLIC NOTICE: Comments Invited On Section 214 Applications To Discontinue Domestic Non-Dominant Carrier Telecommunications Services

Word | Acrobat | DA No. 17-822 Comp Pol. File No. 1396

WC Docket No. 17-222

7/31/2017

PUBLIC NOTICE: Comments Invited On Section 214 Applications To Discontinue Domestic Non-Dominant Carrier Telecommunications Services

Word | Acrobat | DA No. 17-727

7/3/2017

PUBLIC NOTICE: Comments Invited On Section 214 Applications To Discontinue Domestic Non-Dominant Carrier Telecommunications Services

Word | Acrobat | DA No. 17-645 Comp Pol. File No. 1384

WC Docket No(s). 17-139

7/3/2017

PUBLIC NOTICE: Comments Invited On Section 214 Applications To Discontinue Domestic Non-Dominant Carrier Telecommunications Services

Word | Acrobat | DA No. 17-644

WC Docket No(s). 17-47, 17-159, 17-162 & 17-173

6/8/2017

PUBLIC NOTICE: Comments Invited On Section 214 Applications To Discontinue Domestic Non-Dominant Carrier Telecommunications Services

Word | Acrobat | DA No. 17-566 Comp Pol. File No. 1386

WC Docket No. 17-133

5/2/2017

PUBLIC NOTICE: Comments Invited On Section 214 Applications To Discontinue Domestic Non-Dominant Carrier Telecommunications Services

Word | Acrobat | DA No. 17-411 Comp Pol. File No. 1383 & 1385

WC Docket No. 17-104 & 17-111

4/6/2017

PUBLIC NOTICE: Comments Invited On Section 214 Applications To Discontinue Domestic Non-Dominant Carrier Telecommunications Services

Word | Acrobat | DA No. 17-336

WC Docket No(s). 16-221, 17-74, 17-77, 17-92 & 17-93

3/2/2017

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

Word | Acrobat | DA No. 17-217

2/2/2017

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

Word | Acrobat | DA No. 17-122

WC Docket No. 17-33

Comp. Pol. File No. 1370

2/1/2017

APPLICATION FOR THE EMERGENCY DISCONTINUANCE OF SERVICE – APPLICATION FOR THE EMERGENCY DISCONTINUANCE OF SERVICE -AT&T Services, Inc. On Behalf Of Its Affiliate BellSouth Telecommunications, LLC d/b/a AT&T Tennessee Files Section 63.63 Application For Emergency Authorization To Suspend Interstate Services in Gatlinburg, Tennessee

Acrobat |  Comp Pol. File No. 1373

WC Docket No. 17-47

1/13/2017

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

Word | Acrobat | DA No. 17-62

WC Docket No. 17-19 & 17-21

1/4/2017

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

Word | Acrobat | DA No. 17-7

WC Docket No. 16-423

Comp. Pol. File No. 1366

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