In the Matter of
Special Access Rates for
WC Docket No. 05-25
[R]epresentative from one firm estimated that they would need three to four DS-1s of demand, while representatives from two other firms estimated demand of greater than 2 DS-3s was required. However, one incumbent firm and one cable company noted that the necessary revenue to extend a nearby network into a building is relatively low.
[O]ur analysis shows that most contracts provide discounts that, coupled with CALLS Order decreases in phase I areas, can eliminate any increases in the list prices and result in an overall decrease in price when compared with prices that existed prior to pricing flexibility ….
Average revenue for channel terminations and dedicated transport for DS-1 and DS-3 has generally decreased over time, although the decline in average revenue for channel terminations is larger in phase I areas compared with phase II areas.