Federal Communications Commission (FCC) Filings


2013
July 29, 2013 Adobe PDF Icon (128 kb)In the Matter of Section 63.71 Application ofVerizon New York Inc. and Verizon New Jersey Inc., Proceeding No. 13-150 The New York State Public Service Commission (NYPSC) submits these comments in opposition to the Section 63.71 Application ofVerizon New York Inc. (Verizon) to the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) (Application).
July 8, 2013 Adobe PDF Icon (267 kb)New York State Public Service Commission
PS Docket No. 13-5
The New York State Public Service Commission (NYPSC) submits these comments in response to the Federal Communication Commission's (FCC) Public Notice (Notice) requesting comments on the need for and design and implementation of various technology trials.
2012
April 9, 2012 Adobe PDF Icon (229 kb)New York State Public Service Commission
PS Docket No. 12-61
The New York State Public Service Commission (NYPSC) submits these comments in response to the Federal Communication Commission's (FCC) Public Notice of the United States Telecom Association's (USTA) March 8, 2012 petition requesting forbearance from a number of FCC regulations.
2011
October 7, 2011 Adobe PDF Icon (204 kb)New York State Public Service Commission
PS Docket No. 11-82
Initial comments of the New York State Public Service Commission.
August 24, 2011 Adobe PDF Icon (886 kb)Connect America Fund
WC Docket No. 10-90,

National Broadband Plan for our Future
GN Docket No. 09-51,

Establishing Just and Reasonable Rates for Local Exchange Carriers
WC Docket No. 07-135

High-Cost Universal Service Support
WC Docket No. 05-337

Developing a Unified Intercarrier Compensation Regime
CC Docket No. 01-92

Intercarrier Compensation for ISP-Bound Traffic
CC Docket No. 99-68

Federal-State Joint Board on Universal Service
CC Docket No. 96-45

Lifeline and Link-Up
WC Docket No. 03-109

The New York State Public Service Commission (NYPSC) submits these comments in response to the Federal Communication Commission (FCC) Public Notice of Further Inquiry into Certain Issues in the Universal Service-Intercarrier Compensation Transformation Proceeding, issued August 3, 2011 (Public Notice).
August 8, 2011 Adobe PDF Icon (98 kb)New York State Public Service Commission
PS Docket No. 11-82
Initial comments of the New York State Public Service Commission.
July 7, 2011 Adobe PDF Icon (323 kb)New York State Public Service Commission
PS Docket No. 11-60;
PS Docket No. 10-92;
EB Docket No. 06-119
Initial comments of the New York State Public Service Commission.
June 20, 2011 Adobe PDF Icon (323 kb)AT&T Inc. and Deutsche Telekom AG
WC Docket No. 11-65
Reply of the State of New York Department of Public Service.
June 16, 2011 Adobe PDF Icon (253 kb)AT&T Inc. and Deutsche Telekom AG
WC Docket No. 11-65
Petition To Deny - REDACTED.
April 22, 2011 Adobe PDF Icon (532 kb)Lifeline and Link-Up Reform and Exchange Carriers
WC Docket No. 11-42,

Federal-State Joint Board on Universal Service
CC Docket No. 96-45,

Lifeline and Link-Up
WC Docket No. 03-109

Comments of the New York State Public Service Commission (NYPSC) are filed pursuant to the Federal Communications Commission's (FCC) Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (Notice).
April 18, 2011 Adobe PDF Icon (102 kb)Connect America Fund
WC Docket No. 10-90,

A National Broadband Plan for Our Future
GN Docket No. 09-51,

Establishing Just and Reasonable Rates for Local )
Exchange Carriers
WC Docket No. 07-135,

High-Cost Universal Service Support
WC Docket No. 05-337,

Developing a Unified Intercarrier Compensation )
Regime
CC Docket No. 01-92,

Intercarrier Compensation for ISP-Bound Traffic 
CC Docket No. 99-68,

Federal-State Joint Board on Universal Service 
CC Docket No. 96-45,

Lifeline and Link-Up 
WC Docket No. 03-109

Comments of the New York State Public Service Commission (NYPSC) are filed pursuant to the Federal Communications Commission’s (FCC) Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (Notice), which proposes major changes to reform the universal service fund (USF) high cost regime and federal intercarrier compensation (ICC).
2010
August 2, 2010 Adobe PDF Icon (174 kb)Federal Communications Commission 
ET Docket No. 04-35; 
WC Docket No. 05-271 ; 
GN Docket Nos. 09-47, 09-5 1, 09-137
Comments submitted on behalf of the New York State Public Service Commission (NYPSC) pursuant to the Federal Communications Commission's (FCC) Public Notice seeking comments on extending outage reporting requirements to broadband internet service providers and interconnected voice over internet protocol (IP) service providers.
April 2, 2010 Adobe PDF Icon (62 kb)Federal Communications Commission 
WC Docket No. 10-60.
Comments are submitted on behalf of the New York State Public Service Commission (NYPSC) pursuant to the Federal Communications Commission's (FCC)request for comments on Global NAPs, Inc.'s (GNAPs) petition seeking a declaratory ruling and alternative petition for preemption that federal law prohibits state utility commissions from subjecting voice over Internet protocol (VoIP) traffic to any type of access charges.
March 4, 2010 Adobe PDF Icon (132 kb)Federal Communications Commission 
ET Docket No. 04-35
Comments submitted on behalf of the New York State Public Service Commission (NYPSC) pursuant to the Federal Communications Commission's (FCC or Commission) request for comments on a petition filed by the California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) seeking direct access to the FCC's Network Outage Reporting System (NORS) database
January 27, 2010 Adobe PDF Icon (101 kb)Federal Communications Commission 
GN Docket Nos. 09-47,09-5 1,09-137
Comments of the New York Public Service Commission on the filings made in response to the FCC's National Broadband Plan - Public Notice #25, FCC Dockets GN 09-47,09-5 1 and 09-1 37, on the proper policy framework for the transition from a circuit switched (PSTN) to an internet protocol (IP) - based communications network.
2009
September 9, 2009 Adobe PDF Icon (176 kb)Federal Communications Commission 
WC Docket No. 06-122
Comments of the New York Public Service Commission pursuant to a Public Notice (Notice) released August 10, 2009 by the Federal Communications Commission (FCC). The Notice requests comments on the Nebraska Public Service Commissions and Kansas Corporation Commissions (Petitioners) request for declaratory ruling or, in the alternative, adoption of a rule that allows states to assess nomadic voice over Internet protocol (VoIP) intrastate revenues.
August 31, 2009 Adobe PDF Icon (109 kb)Federal Communications Commission 
GN Docket Nos. 09-47, 09-51, 09-137
Comments of the New York Public Service Commission and the NYS Chief Information Officer and the NYS Office for Technology.
June 8, 2009 Adobe PDF Icon (940 kb)Federal Communications Commission 
GN Docket No. 09-51
Comments of the New York Public Service Commission and the NYS Chief Information Officer and the NYS Office for Technology.
April 13, 2009 Adobe PDF Icon (52 kb)Federal Communications Commission 
GN Docket No. 09-29
Comments of the New York Public Service Commission and New York CIO/Office for Technology pursuant to the Public Notice in the captioned docket released on March 24, 2009. They respond to the request for comments "on the Commission's consultative role in the broadband provisions of the [American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 20091.
March 25, 2009 Adobe PDF Icon (158 kb)Federal Communications Commission 
GN Docket No. 09-29
Comments of the New York Public Service Commission and the New York State Office for Technology on Congress's directive in the Food, Conservation and Energy Act of 2008 that the Chairman of the Commission develop, in consultation with the Secretary of the Department of Agriculture, a comprehensive rural broadband strategy.
2008
November 26, 2008 Adobe PDF Icon (604 kb)Federal Communications Commission 
WC Docket No. 05-337
CC Docket No. 96045
WC Docket No. 03-109
WC Docket No. 06- 122
CC Docket No. 99-200
CC Docket No. 96-98
CC Docket No. 01-92
CC Docket No. 99-68
WC Docket No. 04-36
These Initial Comments of the New York Public Service Commission are filed pursuant to a notice of the Federal Communications Commission proposing major changes in the federal intercarrier compensation and universal service regimes.
August 25, 2008 Adobe PDF Icon (92 kb)Federal Communications Commission 
WC Docket No. 08-152
Comments in The Matter of Petition of AT&T Inc. for Interim Declaratory Ruling and Limited Waivers Regarding Access Charges and the "ESP Exemption"
June 26, 2008 Adobe PDF Icon (29 kb)Federal Communications Commission 
WC Docket No. 07-21
Comments of the New York State Department of Public Service in WC Docket No. 07-21; Petition of AT&T Inc. For Forbearance Under 47 U.S.C. § 160 From Enforcement of Certain of the Commission's Cost Assignment Rules, WC Docket Nos. 07-21, 05-342
April 17, 2008 Adobe PDF Icon (25 kb)Federal Communications Commission 
WC Docket No. 05-337
Comments are submitted on behalf of the New York State Public Service Commission (NYPSC) in the Federal Communications Commission's (FCC) above-referenced dockets on the recommended decision of the Federal-State Joint Board on Universal Service
April 17, 2008 Adobe PDF Icon (32 kb)Federal Communications Commission 
WC Docket No. 05-337
Comments are submitted on behalf of the New York State Public Service Commission (NYPSC) in the Federal Communications Commission's (FCC) above-referenced dockets on the merits of using reverse auctions to determine the amount of high cost universal service support provided to eligible telecommunications carriers (ETCs) , as well as elimination of the identical support rule.
February 12, 2008 Adobe PDF Icon (34 kb)Federal Communications Commission 
WC Docket No. 07-52;
Comments of the New York State Public Service Commission In the Matter of Petition of Free Press et al. for Declaratory Ruling that Degrading an Internet Application Violates the FCC's Internet Policy Statement and Does Not Meet and Exception for “Reasonable Network Management” and In the Matter of Vuze, Inc.'s Petition to Establish Rules Governing Network   Management Practices by Broadband Network Operators
February 1, 2008 Adobe PDF Icon (40 kb)Federal Communications Commission 
WC Docket No. 07-273;
Comments of the New York State Public Service Commission in WC Docket No. 07-273; In the Matter of Petition of Verizon for Forbearance Under 47 U.S.C. § 160(c) from Enforcement of Certain of the Commission's Recordkeeping and Reporting Requirements
2007
July 5, 2007 Adobe PDF Icon (66 kb)Federal Communications Commission 
Docket No. 07- 1 14, CC Docket No. 94- 102, and WC Docket No. 05- 196; Wireless E911 Location Accuracy Requirements.
New York State Department of Public Service (NYDPS) respectfully submits these comments to the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) on its Notice of Proposed Rule Making (NPRM) in the above-captioned proceedings.
June 15, 2007 Adobe PDF Icon (149 kb)Federal Communications Commission 
Docket No. 07-52
Comments of the New York State Department of Public Service in WC Docket 07-52; Notice of Inquiry in the Matter of Broadband Industry Practices
June 15, 2007 Adobe PDF Icon (38 kb)Federal Communications Commission 
Docket No. 07-38
Comments of the New York State Department of Public Service in WC Docket 07-38; Notice of Proposed Rule Making on the Development of Nationwide Broadband Data, et al.
June 6, 2007 Adobe PDF Icon (38 kb)Federal Communications Commission 
MB Docket No. 05-337 Docket No. 96-45
Comments of the New York State Department of Public Service in WC Docket No. 05-337 and CC Docket No. 96-45; High-Cost Universal Service Support,        Federal-State Joint Board on Universal Service.
April 20, 2007 Adobe PDF Icon (24 kb)Federal Communications Commission 
MB Docket No. 05-311
In the Matter of Implementation of Section 621(a)(1) of the Cable Communications Policy Act of 1984 As Amended by the Cable Television Consumer Protection and Competition Act of 1992
April 18, 2007 Adobe PDF Icon (244 kb)Federal Communications Commission 
WC Docket 06-172.
In the Matter of Petitions of the Verizon Telephone Companies for Forbearance Pursuant to 47 U.S.C. 6160(c) in the Boston, New York, Philadelphia, Pittsburgh, Providence and Virginia Beach Metropolitan Statistical Areas
February 16, 2007 Adobe PDF Icon (136 kb)Federal Communications Commission 
CC Docket No. 01-92.
Developing a Unified Intercarrier Compensation Regime
2006
November 10, 2006 Adobe PDF Icon (21 kb)Federal Communications Commission 
CC Docket No. 99-200.
Petition of the New York State Department of Public Service for Mandatory Number Pooling - ERRATUM to Supplemental Petition filed on November 9. 2006.
November 9, 2005 Adobe PDF Icon (51 kb)Federal Communications Commission 
CC Docket No. 99-200.
Petition of the New York State Department of Public Service for Mandatory Number Pooling.
October 25, 2006 Adobe PDF Icon (67 kb)Federal Communications Commission 
CC Docket No. 01-92
Comments of the New York State Department of Public Service on the Missoula Plan for Intercarrier Compensation Reform
September 25, 2006 Adobe PDF Icon (33 kb)Federal Communications Commission 
WC Docket No. 06-159
Reply Comments on Neutral Tandem's petition for interconnection with Verizon Wireless
August 7, 2006 Adobe PDF Icon (74 kb)Federal Communications Commission 
EB Docket No. 06-119
Recommendations of the Independent Panel Reviewing the Impact of Hurricane Katrina on Communications Networks
May 15, 2006 Adobe PDF Icon(60 kb)Federal Communications Commission 
CC Docket No. 99-200.
Comments of the New York State Department of Public Service in the  Matter of Numbering Resource Optimization;
January 18, 2006 Adobe PDF Icon (49 kb)Federal Communications Commission 
WC Docket No. 05-271.
Comments of the New York State Department of Public Service in the Matter of Consumer Protection in the Broadband Era
2005
December 29, 2005 Adobe PDF Icon (58 kb)Federal Communications Commission 
CC Docket No. 99-200.
Comments of the New York State Department of Public Service in the Matter of Comment on the Thousand-Block Pooling Administrator Technical Requirements.
August 26, 2005Adobe PDF Icon (43 kb)Federal Communications CommissionPetition of the New York State Department of Public Service for Mandatory Number Pooling.
August 15, 2005 Adobe PDF Icon (37 kb)Federal Communications Commission
WC Docket No. 05-196
Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NPRM) in the above-entitled proceeding, which was noticed in the Federal Register on June 29, 2005 .
July 25, 2005 Adobe PDF Icon (65 kb)Federal Communications Commission
CG Docket No. 98-170
Reply comments of the New York State Department of Public Service in response to the Commission's Second Further Notice of Proposed Rulemaking, released on March 18, 2005.
July 18, 2005 Adobe PDF Icon (35 kb)Federal Communications Commission
CG Docket No. 02-386
Comments of the New York State Department of Public Service in the above-referenced proceeding.
May 20, 2005 Adobe PDF Icon (35 kb)Federal Communications Commission
CC Docket No. 01-92
Comments of the New York State Department of Public Service in the above-referenced proceeding.
April 15, 2005 Adobe PDF Icon (52 kb)Federal Communications Commission
WC Docket No. 05-68
Comments of the New York State Department of Public Service in response to the March 16, 2005 Federal Register notice concerning the above-referenced proceeding.
February 8, 2005 Adobe PDF Icon (39kb)Federal Communications Commission
WC Docket No. 04-440
Comments of the New York State Department of Public Service in the Matter of Petition of the Verizon Telephone Companies for Forbearance under 47 U.S.C. § 160(c) from Title II and Computer Inquiry Rules with Respect to Their Broadband Services;
2004
October 19, 2004 Adobe PDF Icon (47 kb)Federal Communications Commission 
WC Docket No. 04-313 & CC Docket No. 01-338
Reply Comments of the New York State Department of Public Service in the Matter of Unbundled Access to Network Elements, WC Docket No. 04-313; Review of the Section 251 Unbundling Obligations of Incumbent Local Exchange Carriers, CC Docket No. 01-338
October 14, 2004
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Federal Communications Commission 
Response to Request for Comments from the Federal-State Joint Board on Universal Service, Dated 8/16/04
Comments of the New York State Department of Public Service (NYDPS), submitted in response to a request for comments from the Federal-State Joint Board on Universal Service, dated August 16, 2004.
October 4, 2004
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Federal Communications Commission 
WC Docket No. 04-313;
CC Docket No. 01-338
Comments of the New York State Department of Public Service in the Matter of Unbundled Access to Network Elements,WC Docket No. 04-313; Review of the Section 251 Unbundling Obligations of Incumbent Local Exchange Carriers, CC Docket No. 01-338.
August 6, 2004 Adobe PDF Icon (37 kb)Federal Communications Commission 
WC Docket No.  96-45 Federal-State Joint Board On Universal Service
Comments of the New York State Department of Public Service in the Matter of the Recommended Decision of the Federal-State Joint Board on Universal Service released on February 27, 2004 addressing issues on universal service related to ETC, USF, and portability rules;
May 28, 2004 Adobe PDF Icon (26 kb)Federal Communications Commission 
IP-Enabled Services
WC Docket No. 04-36
Cover Letter
Comments of the New York State Department of Public Service in response to the Wireline Competition Bureau's Public Notice issued on March 29, 2004 in the above-referenced proceeding.
May 28, 2004 Adobe PDF Icon (104 kb)Federal Communications Commission
IP-Enabled Services
WC Docket No. 04-36
Order
The New York State Department of Public Service (NYDPS) submits these comments in response to the Federal Communications Commission's (Commission) Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NPRM) released March 10, 2004.
May 28, 2004
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Federal Communications Commission
IP-Enabled Services
WC Docket No. 04-36 
Attachment to Order
Complaint of Frontier Telephone of Rochester, Inc. Against Vonage Holdings Corporation Concerning Provision of Local Exchange and    InterExchange Telephone Service in New York State in Violation of the Public Service Law.
February 17, 2004 Adobe PDF Document Icon (35 kb)Federal Communications Commission
WC Docket No. 04-17, Comp. Pol. File No. 672
Comments of the New York State Department of Public Service in the Matter of Application of RCN Telecom Services, Inc. to Discontinue Domestic Telecommunications Services;
January 30, 2004 Adobe PDF Document Icon (37 kb)Federal Communications Commission
WC Docket No. 03-173
Reply Comments of the New York State Department of Public Service in the Matter of the Review of the Commission's Rules Regarding the Pricing of Unbundled Network Elements and the Resale of Service by Incumbent Local Exchange Carriers;
January 14, 2004 Adobe PDF Document Icon (35 kb)Federal Communications Commission
CC Docket No. 96-45;
Federal-State Joint Board On Universal Service
Comments of the New York State Department of Public Service in the above-referenced matter in response to the Federal Communications Commission's Order on Remand, Further Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (FNPRM), and Memorandum Opinion and Order released October 27, 2003 and published in the Federal Register on December 14, 2003.
2003
December 16, 2003 Adobe PDF Document Icon(1,471 kb)Federal Communications Commission
WC Docket No. 03-173;
FCC 03-224
Comments of the New York State Department of Public Service in the Matter of the Review of the Commission's Rules Regarding the Pricing of Unbundled Network Elements and the Resale of Service by Incumbent Local Exchange Carriers;
November 17, 2003 Adobe PDF Document Icon (43 kb)Federal Communications Commission
CC Docket No. 99-200
Comments of the New York State Department of Public Service in the Matter of the Petition of the California Public Utilities Commission for Authority to Implement Specialized Overlay Area Codes.
October 27, 2003 Adobe PDF Document Icon (109 kb)Vonage Holdings Corporation
CC Docket Nos. 03-211
Petition for a Declaratory Ruling Concerning an Order of the Minnesota Public Utilities Commission
October 27, 2003 Adobe PDF Document Icon (126 b)Vonage Holdings Corporation
CC Docket Nos. 03-211
Cover Letter - Petition for a Declaratory Ruling Concerning an Order of the Minnesota Public Utilities Commission
October 16, 2003 Adobe PDF Document Icon(145kb)Federal Communications Commission
CC Docket Nos. 01-338, 96-98, and 98-147; FCC 03-36.
Comments of the New York State Department of Public Service in the Matter of the Review of the Section 251 Unbundling Obligations of Incumbent Local Exchange Carriers - Notice of Proposed Rulemaking;
September 18, 2003 Adobe PDF Document Icon(118kb)Verizon Telephone Companies
WC Docket No. 03-157
Comments of the New York State Department of Public Service in the Matter of Petition of Verizon Telephone     Companies for Forbearance from Current Pricing Rules for the Unbundled Network Element Platform;
September 18, 2003 Adobe PDF Document Icon(137kb)Quest Forbearance Comments
WC Docket No. 03-184;
Comments of the New York State Department of Public Service in the Matter of the Joint Petition of Qwest Corporation, BellSouth Telecommunications, Inc. and SBC Communications, Inc. for Expedited Forbearance from the Current Pricing Rules for the Unbundled Network Element Platform;
August 25, 2003 Adobe PDF Document Icon (17kb)Berkshire Telephone Company
WC Docket No. 03-184;
DA 03-2638
Comments of the New York State Department of Public Service in the Matter of Domestic Section 214 Application Filed for Transfer of Control of Berkshire Telephone Company to FairPoint Communications, Inc.;
July 23, 2003 Adobe PDF Document Icon (18kb)AT&T Corporation
WC Docket No. 03-133
Reply Comments of the New York State Department of Public Service in the Matter of the Petition of AT&T Corporation for a Declaratory Ruling Regarding Enhanced Prepaid Calling Card Services.
June 12, 2003 Adobe PDF Document Icon (18kb)Cellular Telecommunications & Internet Association (CTIA)
CC Docket No. 95-116
Comments of the New York State Department of Public Service in the Matter of the Petition of the Cellular Telecommunications & Internet Association (CTIA) for Declaratory Ruling on Local Number Portability Implementation Issues.
April 14, 2003 Adobe PDF Document Icon (37kb)Federal-State Joint Board on Universal Service
Docket No. 96-45
Comments of the New York State Department of Public Service in the Matter of Federal-State Joint Board on Universal Service - Notice of Proposed Rulemaking.

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