STATE OF IOWA DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE UTILITIES BOARD IN RE
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STATE OF IOWA DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE UTILITIES BOARD IN RE: FRONTIER COMMUNICATIONS OF DOCKET NO. TF-08-202 IOWA, LLC, f/k/a FRONTIER COMMUNICATIONS OF IOWA, INC. ORDER RECOGNIZING CORPORATE NAME CHANGE, APPROVING TARIFF, AND ISSUING AMENDED CERTIFICATE (Issued December 19, 2008) On November 26, 2008, Frontier Communications of Iowa, Inc. (Frontier, Inc.), filed with the Utilities Board (Board) a notice of corporate name change to Frontier Communications of Iowa, LLC (Frontier, LLC). Also on November 26, 2008, Frontier, LLC, filed a proposed replacement tariff reflecting the corporate name change and the exchanges in which Frontier, LLC, intends to provide local service. The proposed tariff has been identified as TF-08-202. Frontier, Inc., states that it is converting from a corporation to a limited liability company pursuant to Iowa Code § 490A.304. Frontier, Inc., states that the conversion will be completed on December 31, 2008. Frontier, Inc., asserts that the conversion does not meet the standards for Board review of company reorganizations pursuant to 199 IAC chapter 32 and requests that the Board approve its proposed replacement tariff and issue an amended certificate that reflects the corporate name change. DOCKET NO. TF-08-202 PAGE 2 The Board will recognize the change in the corporate name from Frontier Communications of Iowa, Inc., to Frontier Communications of Iowa, LLC. The Board has also reviewed the proposed replacement tariff and finds that it substantially complies with Board rules regarding tariffs and can be approved. The Board will issue an amended certificate concurrently with this order reflecting the corporate name change. IT IS THEREFORE ORDERED: 1. Pursuant to the request of November 26, 2008, the Board recognizes the corporate name change from Frontier Communications of Iowa, Inc., to Frontier Communications of Iowa, LLC. 2. The proposed replacement tariff, identified as TF-08-202, filed by Frontier Communications of Iowa, LLC, on November 26, 2008, is approved, effective December 31, 2008. 3. Amended Certificate No. 0008 is being issued concurrently with this order. Under this amended certificate, Frontier Communications of Iowa, LLC, will be allowed to provide local exchange service in Iowa as shown by its tariffs as currently and subsequently approved. DOCKET NO. TF-08-202 PAGE 3 4. Frontier Communications of Iowa, LLC, is directed to file exchange boundary map labels that reflect the corporate name change within 30 days of the date of this order. UTILITIES BOARD /s/ John R. Norris /s/ Krista K. Tanner ATTEST: /s/ Judi K. Cooper /s/ Darrell Hanson Executive Secretary Dated at Des Moines, Iowa, this 19th day of December, 2008.