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Re: Ameritech must be talking to the PA PUC

  • From: Eric S. Hvozda
  • Date: Thu Sep 03 10:45:49 1998

On Wed, 2 Sep 1998 20:07:52 -0400  "Steven J. Sobol" wrote:
> 
> The Public Utilities Commission of Ohio last week ended a long battle between
> Denver-based ICG Communications INC. and Ameritech Corp. over fees charged to
> connect Internet calls. The PUCO ruled in favor of ICG, which contended that
> Ameritech owed it $4 million for connecting Ameritech customers' calls to
> Internet service providers. Ameritech previously refused to pay the charges,
> arguing that Internet calls are long-distance calls, not local calls, and
> thus weren't subject to the mandated connection fees. Ameritech spokesman
> Kim Norris said Ameritech has not decided whether to appeal the ruling.

And they are not the only ones, looks like this is happening in PA too:

http://www.mercurycenter.com/business/tech/docs/076951.htm




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