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South Dakota Public Utilities Commission
For the Period of July 8, 1999 through July 14, 1999

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


CT99-009 In the Matter of the Complaint filed by Thelma "Sally" Fox, Huron, South Dakota, against Touchtone Communications Regarding Unauthorized Billing for Services and Lack of a Certificate of Authority.

The Complainant alleges that she was contacted by a telemarketer wishing to switch her long distance service. The Complainant claims she declined the offer but requested that information be sent to her. She later received a billing from Touchtone Communications. Touchtone Communications is not listed as a company holding a Certificate of Authority from the Public Utilities Commission. The Complainant seeks the following relief: "I'd like these charges removed from my telephone bill."

Staff Analyst: Leni Healy
Staff Attorney: Camron Hoseck
Date Filed: 07/08/99
Intervention Deadline: NA


TC99-084 In the Matter of the Application of Ozark Telecom, Inc. for a Certificate of Authority to Provide Telecommunications Services in South Dakota.

Ozark Telecom, Inc. has filed a request for a Certificate of Authority to operate as a reseller of interexchange telecommunications services throughout South Dakota. Ozark Telecom intends to offer 1+ and 101XXXX direct outbound dialing, Toll-Free inbound dialing, travel card and prepaid calling card service.

Staff Analyst: Michele Farris
Staff Attorney: Jeff Koerselman
Date Filed: 07/09/99
Intervention Date: 07/30/99

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