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Jan. 19, 2016 agenda

Telephone Network Transition Agenda

Jan. 19, 2016

Room 380

1:00 p.m.


Welcome and introductions:

  • Jeff Jones, Telecommunications Chief, Legal Department;
  • Marianne Townsend, Chief, Telecom & Technology;
  • Collaborative Participants

Presentation topic I:

IP transition overview:

  • Federal Communications Commission (FCC) (via teleconference)
  • Peter Saharko, Assistant Chief, Competition Policy Division, FCC Wireline Competition Bureau, Daniel Kahn and Randy Clarke
  • Q & A

Presentation topic II:

Consumer protection: 

  • Office of the Ohio Consumers’ Counsel, Terry Etter
  • Ohio Telecom Association, Jon Kelly
  • Discussion

Action Items:

  • Next meeting – Feb. 23, 2016
  • Tentative topics for discussion/presentation – affordability and competition

Adjourn no later than 4:00 p.m.


The meeting will be held at the PUCO Offices, Room 380 at 180 East Broad Street, Columbus, OH 43215.  A Conference Bridge will be made available.  Toll-free dial-in number (U.S. and Canada): (866) 209-2820, Conference code: 3435501173.