Vermont Public Service Board

November 1996 Orders and Decisions



ORDER(S) ENTERED NOVEMBER 1, 1996

5866 ORDER RE: MOTION FOR RECONSIDERATION AND SCHEDULE. Investigation into Petition of Vermont Business Visions, Inc. d/b/a VBV-Online re; Provision by Vermont Telephone Company, Inc. of Intrastate Services on an Unregulated Basis; and Request of VBV-Online for a Temporary Restraining Order

5918 PROCEDURAL ORDER. In re: Designation of Eligible Telecommunications Carriers Under the Telecommunications Act of 1996


ORDER(S) ENTERED NOVEMBER 4, 1996

5886 CERTIFICATE OF CONSENT. Joint Petition re: (1) sale of Small Cities Cable Television, L.P., and Small Cities Cable of Newport, Inc. to Mountain Cable Company d/b/a Adelphia Cable Communications; and (2) certificate of public good to be issued to Mountain Cable Company to own and operate said systems

5886 ORDER APPROVING SALE. Joint petition re: Joint Petition re: (1) sale of Small Cities Cable Television, L.P., and Small Cities Cable of Newport, Inc. to Mountain Cable Company d/b/a Adelphia Cable Communications; and (2) certificate of public good to be issued to Mountain Cable Company to own and operate said systems .

5886 CERTIFICATE OF PUBLIC GOOD ISSUED. Joint Petition re: (1) sale of Small Cities Cable Television, L.P., and Small Cities Cable of Newport, Inc. to Mountain Cable Company d/b/a Adelphia Cable Communications; and (2) certificate of public good to be issued to Mountain Cable Company to own and operate said systems .

5905 ORDER APPROVING Interconnection Agreement between New England Telephone and Telegraph Company and Hyperion Telecommunications of Vermont, Inc. et al.


ORDER(S) ENTERED NOVEMBER 5, 1996

CPG 239 REPORT, FINDINGS, ORDER, AND CERTIFICATE OF PUBLIC GOOD ISSUED PURSUANT TO THE PROVISIONS OF 30 V.S.A. SEC. 102 AND 231 - GRANTING PETITION of JD SERVICES, INC. (OF UTAH) D/B/A AMERICA FREEDOM NETWORK. for a Certificate of Public Good to Operate as a Reseller of Telecommunications Services Within the State of Vermont.

CPG 254 REPORT, FINDINGS, ORDER, AND CERTIFICATE OF PUBLIC GOOD ISSUED PURSUANT TO THE PROVISIONS OF 30 V.S.A. SEC. 102 AND 231 - GRANTING PETITION of ADDTEL COMMUNICATIONS, INC. for a Certificate of Public Good to Operate as a Reseller of Telecommunications Services Within the State of Vermont.

5895 ORDER. Joint petition of Avery Communications, ("ACI") Inc. and Home Owners Long Distance, Inc. for approval of: (1) the merger of Avery Acquisition Sub, Inc. with and into HOLD; and (2) the acquisition by ACI of the stock of HOLD

5900 ORDER RE: PROTECTIVE AGREEMENT. Joint Petition of New England Telephone & Telegraph Company d/b/a NYNEX, NYNEX Corporation, and Bell Atlantic Corporation for approval of a merger of a wholly-owned subsidiary of Bell Atlantic Corporation into NYNEX Corporation

5907 ORDER AMENDING CERTIFICATE OF PUBLIC GOOD TO REFLECT NAME CHANGE. Petition of LDDS Communications, Inc. d/b/a LDDS Metromedia Communications to amend its certificate of public good to reflect a name change to WorldCom, Inc. d/b/a LDDS WorldCom

5916 PROCEDURAL ORDER RE: SCHEDULE. Joint petition of Cellco Partnership and NYNEX Mobile Limited Partnership 1 for a Declaratory Ruling that the change in ownership structure of Cellco Partnership does not require prior Board approval

5921 ORDER GRANTING AUTHORITY TO ISSUE DEBT. Petition of Shoreham Telephone Company requesting authority to issue debt of up to $900,000 for capital improvements to its telephone system.


ORDER(S) ENTERED NOVEMBER 6, 1996

5823-A ORDER APPROVING CERTIFICATE OF PUBLIC GOOD. Petition of Green Mountain Power Corporation for a certificate of public good, pursuant to 30 V.S.A. Sec. 248(j)(2), for authority to construct a meteorlogical tower at its wind generation facility located in Searsburg, Vermont.

5866 ORDER RE: STATUS CONFERENCE AND SITE INVESTIGATION. Investigation into Petition of Vermont Business Visions, Inc. d/b/a VBV-Online re: Provision by Vermont Telephone Company, Inc. of Intrastate Services on an Unregulated Basis; and Request of VBV-Online for a Temporary Restraining Order

5883 ORDER MODIFYING SCHEDULE. Board investigation into Mountain Cable Company d/b/a Adelphia Cable Communications and Better T.V. Inc. of Bennington d/b/a Adelphia Cable Communications re: implementation of unauthorized rates


ORDER(S) ENTERED NOVEMBER 7, 1996

5866 AMENDED ORDER RE: SITE INVESTIGATION. Investigation into Petition of Vermont Business Visions, Inc. d/b/a VBV- Online re: Provision by Vermont Telephone Company, Inc. of Intrastate Services on an Unregulated Basis; and Request of VBV-Online for a Temporary Restraining Order.


ORDER(S) ENTERED NOVEMBER 8, 1996

5713 ORDER RE: NYNEX'S FOWARD-LOOKING COST STUDIES. Investigation into NET's tariff filing re: Open Network Architecture, including the unbundling of NET's network, expanded interconnection, and intelligent networks in re: Phase II Cost Study (Methodology).

5891 ORDER GRANTING RENEWAL FOR CERTIFICATE OF PUBLIC GOOD. Petitions of Richmond Cable Television Corporation to renew its Certificate of Public Good for its cable television systems located in the Towns of Underhill, Jericho, and Richmond, Vermont.


ORDER(S) ENTERED NOVEMBER 15, 1996

5496 PROCEDURAL ORDER. Board Investigation into Electric Distribution Line Extension Policies for the Purpose of Developing Board Rules Related to Line Extensions

5866 ORDER RE: PETITION FOR EXPEDITED REVIEW BY BOARD. Investigation into Petition of Vermont Business Visions, Inc. d/b/a VBV-Online re: Provision by Vermont Telephone Company, Inc. of Intrastate Services on an Unregulated Basis; and Request of VBV-Online for a Temporary Restraining Order.


ORDER(S) ENTERED NOVEMBER 19, 1996

5904 ORDER RE: PROTECTIVE AGREEMENT. Investigation into the Existing Rates of Vermont Telephone Company, Inc.


ORDER(S) ENTERED NOVEMBER 20, 1996

5817 REPORT AND ORDER ACCEPTING MODIFIED AGREEMENT. Investigation into possible revocation of Certificate of Public Good of Duxbury Water Company, Inc.

5866 ORDER RE: STATUS CONFERENCE AND SITE INVESTIGATION. Investigation into Petition of Vermont Business Visions, Inc. d/b/a VBV-Online re: Provision by Vermont Telephone Company, Inc. of Intrastate Services on an Unregulated Basis; and Request of VBV-Online for a Temporary Restraining Order


ORDER(S) ENTERED NOVEMBER 25, 1996

5807 AMENDED ORDER AMENDING CPG TO REFLECT NAME CHANGE AND SECOND AMENDED CPG.. Petition of LDDS Communications, Inc. d/b/a LDDS-METROMEDIA Communications and WilTel, Inc. to amend WilTel, Inc's CPG to reflect a name change to WorldCom Network Services, Inc. d/b/a WilTel Network Services, Inc.

5907 AMENDED ORDER AMENDING CPG TO REFLECT NAME CHANGE AND SECOND AMENDED CPG. Petition of LDDS Communications, Inc. d/b/a LDDSMETROMEDIA Communications to amend its CPG to reflect a name change to WorldCom, Inc. d/b/a LDDS WorldCom


ORDER(S) ENTERED NOVEMBER 26, 1996

5883 ORDER GRANTING MOTION FOR EXTENSION OF TIME. Board investigation into Mountain Cable Company d/b/a Adelphia Cable Communications and Better T.V., Inc. of Bennington d/b/a Adelphia Cable Communications re: implementation of unauthorized rates

5920 ORDER APPROVING Joint Petition of WorldCom, Inc. and MFS Communications Company, Inc. for approval of an Agreement and Plan of Merger, and related transactions

5926 ORDER APPROVING Joint Petition of WorldCom, Inc. and BLT Technologies, Inc. for approval of an Agreement and Plan of Merger and related transactions

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