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California Public Utilities Commission
505 Van Ness Ave., San Francisco
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE MEDIA ADVISORY
Media Contact: Terrie Prosper, 415.703.1366, email@example.com Docket #: I.11-06-009
CPUC HOLDS PUBLIC HEARINGS AND WORKSHOPS ON
AT&T'S PROPOSED ACQUISITION OF T-MOBILE
SAN FRANCISCO, June 30, 2011 -- The California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) today announced that it will hold a series of workshops and Public Participation Hearings regarding AT&T's proposed acquisition of T-Mobile.
The events are as follows:
Public Participation Hearing
· July 7, 2011, 6 p.m., CPUC Auditorium, 505 Van Ness Ave., San Francisco; also available in real-time and archived via video webcast at www.californiaadmin.com/cpuc.shtml.
Additional Public Participation Hearings will be announced at a later date. Public Participation Hearings are scheduled to provide the public an opportunity to comment on this case. Comments from the public can help the CPUC reach an informed decision, and consumers are encouraged to attend. Written comments may be submitted to: CPUC Public Advisor, 505 Van Ness Ave., Room 2103, San Francisco, CA 94102 or via email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
· July 8, 2011, 9:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Milton Marks Conference Center (lower level), Hiram W. Johnson State Office Building,
455 Golden Gate Ave., San Francisco
TOPIC: Facilities-based competition issues, with a particular focus on special access backhaul, lease and other contract arrangements, spectrum issues, interconnection, roaming, and related issues.
· July 15, 2011, 9:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Locatelli Center at Santa Clara University,
500 El Camino Real, Santa Clara
TOPIC: Innovation issues, including (but not limited to) handsets, distributed antenna systems, broadband, and data transfer.
· July 22, 2011, 9:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
California Department of Transportation Building, Conference Room A
100 S. Main St., Los Angeles
TOPIC: Customer issues, including (but not limited to) price, service quality, customer service, coverage and coverage disclosures, other consumer disclosures - with small/individual, small business, and large enterprise representatives.
The agendas for the workshops will be available at www.cpuc.ca.gov/PUC/hottopics/2Telco/110628_att.htm.
While a quorum of Commissioners and/or their staff may attend the Public Participation Hearing and workshops, no official action will be taken.
If specialized accommodations are needed, such as sign language, please contact the CPUC's Public Advisor's Office three business days beforehand toll free at 866-849-8390 or toll free TTY at 866-836-7825.
For more information on the CPUC, please visit www.cpuc.ca.gov.