Kentucky Public Service Commission

View Case Filings for: 2013-00191

Case Number:2013-00191
Service Type:Telephone
Filing Date:5/29/2013

Brandenburg Telephone Company, Inc.

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Case Filings
3/26/2014 9:50:46 AM

Order Entered: Brandenburg is granted deviation from 807 KAR 5:001, Sections 16(1)(b)(4), 16(2), 16(4)(b), 16(4)(g), 16(4)(i), 16(4)(j), 16(4)(k), 16(4)(m), 16(4)(n), 16(4)(o), 16(4)(q), 16(4)(r), 16(1)(b)(3), 16(1)(b)(5), 16(4)(d), and 16(4)(h). Brandenburg is granted deviation from the filing requirements in ordering paragraphs 3.a. and 3.d. of the Commission's May 29, 2013 Order. 3. Brandenburg's proposed increases in basic local exchange service rates, as set forth in the tariff attached to its application filed June 11, 2013, are approved. 4. Brandenburg's motion for an extension of time in which to file responses to the Commission's Order of May 29, 2013, is granted 5. Within 20 days of the date of this Order, Brandenburg shall file using the Commission's electronic Tariff Filing System its revised tariff sheets containing the rates approved herein and signed by an officer of the utility authorized to issue tariffs, shall that they were approved pursuant to this Order and shall contain an effective date of June 1, 2013. 6. Any future increases to basic local exchange rates necessitated by the FCC's ICC/USF Order shall be filed as an application in compliance with Commission regulations.

3/26/2014 9:48:55 AM

Order Entered: Movant's motion for confidential protection for Exhibit 6 to the Application is hereby granted under the exemption of KRS 61.878(1)(c)(1). 2. The information in Exhibit 6 to Movant's Application shall not be placed in the public record or made available for public inspection for five years, or upon further Order of this Commission. At the end of this period, the materials shall be placed in the record. The Movant may request the materials continue to be treated as confidential, but must demonstrate that the materials still fall within the exclusions established in KRS 61.878. 3. If Movant objects to the time limits that the Commission has placed on the confidential treatment for the materials in question, it must seek either rehearing pursuant to KRS 278.400 or judicial review of this Order pursuant to KRS 278.410. Failure to exercise either of these statutory rights will be deemed as agreement with the Commission's determination of the period for which the materials are afforded confidential treatment and will require Movant to demonstrate a change in circumstances in any subsequent motion for continued confidential treatment of the materials in question after the end of the period set forth in ordering paragraph 2. 4. Use of the materials in question in this proceeding shall be in compliance with 807 KAR 5:001, Section 13(9).


Brandenburg Telephone Company Amended and Corrected Certificate of Service to Petition For Confidential Treatment


Brandenburg Telephone Company Amended and Corrected Certificate of Service to Application


Brandenburg Telephone Company Amended and Corrected Certificate of Service to Motion For Waiver of Certain Rate Application Filing Requirements


Brandenburg Telephone Company Inc Motion For Extension of Time


Brandenburg Telephone Company Application, Motion for Waiver of Certain Rate Application Filing Requirements and Petition for Confidential Treatment

5/29/2013 10:46:54 AM

Order Entered: . Brandenburg’s proposed rates for its basic local exchange service are suspended for one day from the effective date of May 31, 2013, and will be effective subject to refund on June I , 2013. 2. Within ten days of the date of this Order, Brandenburg shall file with the Commission an application to support its proposed tariff to increase rates for local exchange service. The application shall comply with 807 KAR 5:OOl Section 16, except for any waivers that may be granted or requirements other than those specified in the findings above. 3. The application shall also contain: a. The estimated annual revenue to be received from High Cost Loop Support beginning July 1 , 2013. b. The estimated annual revenue to be lost due to adjustment of terminating access rates effective July 1 , 2013 c. The total estimated annual revenue (increase or decrease) to be generated by the tariff changes. Include a breakout for each service or category of service to show changes in revenue. d. Historical and projected line counts and the effects of any line changes on the company. e. Historical and projected federal universal service support and its effects on the company. f. A narrative of any other circumstances that justify or support the proposed rate changes.