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South Dakota Public Utilities Commission
For the Period of January 18, 2001 through January 24, 2001

If you need a complete copy of a filing faxed, overnight expressed, or mailed to you, please contact Delaine Kolbo within five business days of this filing. Phone: 605-773-3705 Fax: 605-773-3809


CT01-003 In the Matter of the Complaint filed by Walfrido and Debra Paez, Rapid City, South Dakota, against AT&T Communications of the Midwest, Inc. Regarding Unauthorized Billing for Services.

The Complainants claim that they received a billing which included international toll charges to a foreign country which they did not authorize. AT&T claims that the charges were generated through the Complainants' computer modem. The Complainants claim that "we do not have a modem on our computer connected to the phone lines." The Complainants request removal of charges and reimbursement for all expenses related to the cost of attending a hearing.

Staff Analyst: Leni Healy
Staff Attorney: Kelly Frazier
Date Docketed: 01/19/01
Intervention Deadline: N/A


TC01-007 In the Matter of the Application of Midstate Telecom, Inc. for a Certificate of Authority to Provide Local Exchange Services in South Dakota.

Midstate Telecom, Inc. filed an application requesting a Certificate of Authority to provide local exchange telecommunication services in South Dakota. Applicant is also requesting it be exempted from filing company-specific cost-based switched access rates.

Staff Analyst: Keith Senger
Staff Attorney: Karen Cremer
Date Docketed: 01/18/01
Intervention Deadline: 02/09/01

TC01-008 In the Matter of the Filing for Approval of First and Second Amendments to an Interconnection Agreement between Qwest Corporation and @link Networks, Inc.

On January 22, 2001 amendment nos. 1 and 2 to the Interconnection Agreement between Qwest Corporation ("Qwest") and @link Networks, Inc. ("@link") were filed with the Commission for approval. Amendment No. 1 adds terms, conditions and rates for Unbundled Dedicated Interoffice Transport ("UDIT"). Amendment No. 2 replaces the Line Sharing Interim Agreement entered into between @link and Qwest on April 24th, 2000 with the terms, conditions and rates for Line Sharing as set forth in Attachment 1 to Amendment 2. Any party wishing to comment on the agreement may do so by filing written comments with the Commission and the parties to the agreement no later than February 12, 2001. Parties to the agreement may file written responses to the comments no later than twenty days after the service of the initial comments.

Staff Attorney: Kelly Frazier
Date Docketed: 01/22/01
Initial Comments Due: 02/12/01

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