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Fortnightly Magazine - February 15 1999

and North Carolina - have each affirmed that ISP calls qualify as "local," though some incumbent carriers see such traffic as interstate in nature. Case No. 98-308-TP-CSS, Oct. 14, 1998 (Ohio P.U.C.); No. 97-116, Oct. 26, 1998 (Mass.D.T.E.); Docket No. P-55, Sub 1096, Nov. 4, 1998 (N.C.U.C.).

Overbilling? Meanwhile, Pennsylvania has opened an investigation on allegations that competitive carriers are handing out "phony local telephone numbers" to ISPs and thus overbilling incumbent LECs that offer interconnection services. The PUC described the issue as "of grave policy concern." Failure to resolve it, said the PUC, could risk placing the state in "the break-down lane on the information superhighway." P-00981404, Sept. 2, 1998 (Pa.P.U.C.). - P.C.


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