law to provide interLATA toll service, or until January 1, 1996.
With the final deadline approaching, the PSC rejected proposals to delay implementation and directed the LECs to begin work on their conversion schedules. It also concluded that the LECs should recover the conversion costs through a monthly, per-line "equal-access recovery charge" assessed on both IXCs and the state's primary LECs. MCI Telecommunications Corp. v. Ameritech Michigan et al., Case No.
U-10138, Mar. 10, 1995 (Mich.P.S.C.). t
Phillip S. Cross is an associate legal editor of PUBLIC UTILITIES FORTNIGHTLY.