This page provides information on applications to the FCC related to the proposed merger of OnePoint Communications, Corp. and Verizon Communications. Further background on application.
These applications have been consolidated under CC Docket No. 00-170, and most of the record in the proceeding is accessible through the Electronic Comment Filing System. Copies of documents in the record may also be obtained for a fee from FCC's duplicating contractor Qualex International, or may be viewed and/or copied at the FCC Reference Center.
Memorandum Opinon and Order
One Point Communications Corp. Letter to confirm the steps Verizon and OnePoint are taking to ensure that the combined companies comply with Section 271 of the Telecommunications Act after the merger is consumated.
Commission Seeks Comment on Joint Application for Consent to Transfer Control Filed by OnePoint Communications Corp. and Verizon Communications (CC Docket No. 00-170) Comments/Petitions due: October 23, 2000. Responses/Oppositions to Petitions due: October 31, 2000. [Text | Word97 | Acrobat]
Joint Applications of OnePoint Communications Corp. and Verizon Communications for Authority Pursuant to Section 214 of the Communications Act of 1934, As Amended, To Transfer Control of Autorizations To Provide Domestic Interstate and International Telecommunications Services as a Non-Dominant Carrier [Acrobat | Acrobat]
On September 5, 2000, OnePoint Communications Corp. (OnePoint), and Verizon Communications (Verizon) filed applications pursuant to Section 214 of the Communications Act of 1934, as amended, 47 U.S.C. Â§ 214, requesting Commission approval of the transfer of control to Verizon of domestic and international authorizations held by OnePoint and its subsidiaries to provide domestic interstate and international telecommunications services as a nondominant carrier. Under the terms of the proposed transaction, Verizon will acquire a controlling interest in OnePoint and its subsidiaries.
OnePoint and Verizon state that the proposed transfer will serve the public interest, convenience, and necessity, by generating substantial benefits for residential consumers who live in apartment buildings. Specifically, OnePoint and Verizon state that the transaction provides funding essential to the preservation and expansion of OnePoint’s core business: providing bundled telecommunications, video, and broadband Internet access to residential customers in multiple dwelling units (MDUs). OnePoint and Verizon also contend that their combination will expedite the deployment of advanced services and applications to residents living in MDUs by enabling them to compete with broadband cable providers. Finally, OnePoint and Verizon state that OnePoint’s operations will comply with Section 271 of the Communications Act upon consummation of the transaction.
Day 1 was on: 9/22/00
This information was last updated on: 12/14/00
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This page contains an indexed unofficial listing of and electronic links to most materials in this docket. The applications and any associated documents are also available for public inspection and copying during normal reference room hours at the FCC Reference Center. Copies of the applications and any subsequently-filed documents in this matter also may be obtained through the Commission's Electronic Comment Filing System. To request materials in accessible formats for people with disabilities (Braille, large print, electronic files, audio format), send an e-mail to email@example.com or call the Consumer & Governmental Affairs Bureau at 202-418-0530 (voice), 202-418-0432 (tty).