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South Dakota Public Utilities Commission Meeting
Tuesday, May 8, 2001; 1:30 P.M.
State Capitol Building, Room 412
Pierre, South Dakota
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ADDENDUM TO THE AGENDA
1. CT01-013 IN THE MATTER OF THE COMPLAINT FILED BY OLDHAM SERVICES, OLDHAM, SOUTH DAKOTA, AGAINST AT&T COMMUNICATIONS OF THE MIDWEST, INC. REGARDING UNAUTHORIZED SWITCHING OF SERVICES. (Staff Analyst: Charlene Lund. Staff Attorney: Kelly Frazier.)
On March 26, 2001, the Commission received a complaint filed by Oldham Services, Oldham, SD, against AT&T Communications of the Midwest, Inc. regarding unauthorized switching of services. Complainant alleges that Oldham Services' 800 number was switched to AT&T withou authorization, that Oldham Services received its first billing sixteen months after the alleged authorization, that the billing covered a 12 month period in one bill and that AT&T failed to return its 800 number to its local provider. The complainant requests that the charges be eliminated or at least greatly reduced.
TODAY, if the matter is resolved shall the Commission dismiss the complaint and close the docket?
1. TC01-044 IN THE MATTER OF THE APPLICATION OF T-NETIX TELECOMMUNICATIONS SERVICES, INC. FOR A CERTIFICATE OF AUTHORITY TO PROVIDE INTEREXCHANGE TELECOMMUNICATIONS SERVICES IN SOUTH DAKOTA. (Staff Analyst: Heather Forney. Staff Attorney: Karen Cremer.)
On April 23, 2001, the Commission received the application of T-NETIX Telecommunications Services, Inc (T-NETIX) seeking a Certificate of Authority to provide intrastate interexchange telecommunications services throughout South Dakota. T-NETIX intends to offer specialized call processing and other services to the corrections industry. The services will be limited to collect calls initiated by inmates from coin telephones in correctional facilities. T-NETIX will offer call control features including: one-way, out-going only service; blocked access to "411", 800/ 888/877, 900 and other calls; caller ID blocking to outside parties, and call recording and management.
TODAY, shall the Commission grant a Certificate of Authority to T-NETIX Telecommunications Services, Inc.?
Deputy Executive Director
May 4, 2001