The PUC has jurisdiction over intrastate local, toll and access telephone services and providers. The Commission does not regulate broadband, wireless, or cable TV companies. For more information on these, contact your local municipality about cable TV problems or the Federal Communications Commission (FCC).
ILEC Access Charge Proceedings
By Commission Order entered July 18, 2011 at I-00040105, certain Pennsylvania rural incumbent local exchange carriers (RLECs) were directed to begin rebalancing their respective intrastate switched access charges and their other noncompetitive service rates in accordance with Annex C of the Order. Commission staff has prepared a proposed template on a Microsoft Excel spreadsheet depicting the manner and format of the revenue neutral rate rebalancing calculations to be performed and submitted by the RLECs. This template, which contains specific instructions on what information shall be submitted by the RLECs may be viewed and downloaded at the below link.
RLEC rate balance template
Verizon Performance Metrics Audit RFP
This Request for Proposal seeks to find a consultant who can assist the Commission in its task of regulation as it relates to the monitoring of Verizon Pennsylvania Inc.'s performance metrics and remedies. The consultant shall develop and conduct a performance metrics review and analysis of Verizon’s performance metrics calculations, related remedies calculations, and reporting accuracy, based upon Commission-adopted metrics and remedies in the Pennsylvania-specific C2C Guidelines (Guidelines) and Performance Assurance Plan (PAP).
Verizon Performance Metrics Audit RFP (.doc)
Verizon Performance Metrics Audit RFP addenda (.docx)
Performance Assurance Plan (.xls)
A pre-proposal conference was held on Wednesday, October 13, 2010 at 1 PM in Executive Chambers, on the third floor on the Commonwealth Keystone Building
Pre-proposal conference attendance
Answers to questions asked at pre-proposal conference
Audit of Verizon PAs Network Modernization Plan (NMP)
The PUC released an audit on the implementation of Verizon Pennsylvania Inc.s Network Modernization Plan (NMP) on Sept. 25, 2008. Docket No. D-2008-2056921. Press Release - Dated September 25, 2008.
Notice of Verizons 2006 Price Change Opportunity
Notice - Secretarial Letter that gives notice to interested parties regarding amendments to Verizon Pennsylvania Inc.s and Verizon North Inc.s 2006 Price Change Opportunity at Docket Nos. R-00051228 and R-00051227. Dated May 2, 2008.
Verizon Communications and MCI Inc. Merger
The joint application and merger plan of Verizon Communications Inc. and MCI Inc. for approval of the merger. The joint application was filed on March 7, 2005. Notice will be published in the Pennsylvania Bulletin on Saturday, April 9, 2005, with the protest period ending on Monday, April 25.
SBC Communications and AT&T Corp. Merger
The the joint application of SBC Communications Inc. and AT&T Corporation for approval of the merger, together with its certificated Pennsylvania subsidiaries. Filed on Feb. 28, 2005. Docket No. A-311163F0006. Notice should be published in the Pennsylvania Bulletin on March 19, with the protest period ending on Monday, April 4, 2005.
Joint Application (114 PDF pages)