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Re: Level 3 Withdraws Request for VoIP Fee Ruling

DevilsPGD (
Tue, 22 Mar 2005 15:34:30 -0700

In message <> Jack Decker
<jack-yahoogroups@withheld on request> wrote:

> But because FCC Chairman Michael Powell had left last week, the timing
> was no longer right for a ruling, Level 3 CEO James Crowe said in a
> statement. "The appointment of new leadership only three business days
> before the statutory deadline for ruling on the petition" made it
> "inappropriate to ask the agency to resolve this important issue in
> the timeframe required by law," Crowe said.

To translate from PR-speak to English, they didn't think that the new
overlords would give a favourable ruling.

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