Ben G. Almond
EX PARTE OR LATE FILED
1133-21st Street, NW.
Washington, D.C. 20036
January 12, 1995
JAN II \995
FEDERAL COMMUNtCAnONS COMMISSION
0FfKl OF SECRETARY
Mr. William F. Caton
Federal Communications Commission
1919 M Street, NW, Room 222
Washington, DC 20554
RE: CC~~§t~¥q~1~m~J~~tonofSection 3090) ofthe
Communications Act -- Competition Bidding Ex Parte Presentation
Dear Mr. Caton:
You are hereby notified that on January 12, 1995, Tom Dougherty, Gary Hight and
Ben Almond, all ofBellSouth Corporation met with Donald H. Gips and Andrew E.
Sinwell, both ofthe Federal Communications Commission. The meeting focused on issues
related to potential partnership arrangements with a designated entity for Broadband
The attached document was used for discussion purposes. Please associate this
notification and accompanying material with the docket in the referenced proceeding.
Ifthere are any questions, please contact the undersigned.
Ben G. Almond
Executive Director-Federal Regulatory
cc: Donald H. Gips
Andrew E. Sinwell
No. of COpies rec'd
PP Docket 93-253
Discussion and clarification requested regarding the following issues: OFSECAETARY
1. Will a partnership agreement between a DE and a non-DE be allowed to utilize any
and all parts ofthe Commission's rules?
2. The Commission could facilitate DE partnerships by offering opinions and advice
regarding partnership agreements.
3. The Erratum ofDocket 93-252 released January 10,1995, specifically, the
revisions ofSections 24.712(d)(1) and 24.712(d)(2) changes the business dynamics of
any credible agreement.