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South Dakota Public Utilities Commission

State Capitol 500 E. Capitol
Pierre, SD 57501-5070
Phone: (800) 332-1782
Fax: (605) 773-3809

These are the telecommunications service filings that the Commission has received for the period of: 05/02/97 through 05/08/97

If you need a complete copy of a filing faxed, overnight expressed, or mailed to you, please contact Delaine Kolbo within five days of this filing.


TC97-050 All certified long distance resellers are not required to obtain a Primary Interstate Carrier (PIC) number with which to identify them as a customer's long distance carrier.

The Public Utilities Commission (Commission) has fielded a number of concerns regarding the difficulties local exchange carriers and customers are experiencing when trying to identify a customer's long distance carrier. Commission Staff has also encountered difficulties when attempting to obtain such information. The Commission has opened this docket to investigate the practice of long distance resellers operating within the state of South Dakota without an identifying PIC number. (Staff: LH/KC)

Date Opened: 05/02/97
Intervention Deadline: 05/23/97


TC97-051 Application by GLD, Group Long Distance, Inc. for a Certificate of Authority to operate as a telecommunications company within the state of South Dakota. (Staff: TS/CH)

"Applicant is a switchless reseller which intends to offer 1+ direct dialing, 800 toll free, travel card, and prepaid calling card service through the resale of telephone services provided by facilities-based interexchange carriers."

Date Filed: 05/06/97
Intervention Deadline: 05/23/97


Golden West Telecommunications Cooperative, Inc. on May 8, 1997; Vivian Telephone Company d/b/a Golden West Communications, Inc. on May 8, 1997; Splitrock Properties, Inc. on May 8, 1997; RC Communications, Inc. on May 8, 1997; and Roberts County Telephone Cooperative Association on May 8, 1997.