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Annual Adjustment of Revenue Thresholds

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AGENCY:

Federal Communications Commission.

ACTION:

Notice.

SUMMARY:

This document announces that the 2005 revenue threshold between Class A carriers and Class B carriers is increased to $129 million. The 2005 revenue threshold between larger Class A carriers and mid-sized carriers is increased to $7.668 billion.

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FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:

Debbie Weber, Pricing Policy Division, Wireline Competition Bureau at (202) 418-0812.

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SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

This is a summary of the Commission's public notice released April 24, 2006. This notice announces the inflation-adjusted 2005 revenue thresholds used for classifying carrier categories for various accounting and reporting purposes: (1) Distinguishing Class A carriers from Class B carriers; and (2) distinguishing larger Class A carriers from mid-sized carriers. The revenue threshold between Class A carriers and Class B carriers is increased to $129 million. The revenue threshold between larger Class A carriers and mid-sized carriers is increased to $7.668 billion. The revenue thresholds for 2005 were determined as follows: Start Printed Page 26090

Mid-sized thresholdLarger Class A threshold
(1) GDP-CPI Base86.68102.40
(2) 2005 GDP-CPI112.18112.18
(3) Inflation Factor (line 2 ÷ 1)1.29141.0954
(4) Original Revenue Threshold$100 million$7 billion.
(5) 2005 Revenue Threshold (line 3 * 4)$129 million$7.668 billion.
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Federal Communications Commission

Tamara L. Preiss,

Chief, Pricing Policy Division, Wireline Competition Bureau.

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[FR Doc. E6-6700 Filed 5-2-06; 8:45 am]

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