Regulatory Commission of Alaska: Notice of Utility Tariff Filing (Summit)

Notice of Utility Tariff Filing

The REGULATORY COMMISSION OF ALASKA (Commission) gives notice that Summit Telephone and Telegraph Company of Alaska, Inc. d/b/a Summit Telephone Company, Inc. (Summit), filed TA52-350, proposing to discontinue the Basic Exchange Telecommunications Radio Service (BETRS) for new customers. 

With TA52-350, Summit proposes to grandfather existing customers to the program. However, Summit proposes that if BETRS is discontinued by a customer for any reason, including seasonal discontinuance or non-payment, the service will not be restored. Additionally, revisions proposed with TA52-350 provide that no changes will be made to customer profile (change in name) or transfer/assignment of current service. Finally, Summit proposes a provision that states that terrain, foliage, and geographic conditions may prevent an acceptable signal for existing customers.

This notice does not contain all of the revisions proposed in TA52-350 and the Commission may approve a rate or classification which varies from those proposed. You may obtain more information about this filing by contacting James Perry, Acting General Manager at Summit, at P.O. Box 10089, Fairbanks, AK 99710; phone: (907) 389-1012 or Amber Miller, Consultant to Summit, at 800 East Dimond Blvd., Suite 3-670, Anchorage, AK 99515; phone: (907) 522-2170. The complete filing is also available for inspection at the Commission’s office at 701 West 8th Avenue, Suite 300, Anchorage, AK 99501; phone: (907) 276-6222, or may be viewed at the Commission’s website at by typing “TA52-350” in the Find a Matter search box.

To comment on this filing, please file your comments by 5:00 p.m., November 3, 2017, at the Commission’s address given above or via our website at:

Please reference TA52-350 and include a statement that you have filed a copy of the comments with Summit at the addresses given above or by email at or

Individuals or groups of people with disabilities, who require special accommodations, auxiliary aids or service, or alternative communication formats, please contact Valerie Fletcher-Mitchell at (907) 276-6222, toll-free at 1-800-390-2782, TTY (907) 276-4533 or send a request via electronic mail to by October 27, 2017.

DATED at Anchorage, Alaska, this 4th day of October, 2017.




David Parrish

Acting Common Carrier Section Manager

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Department: Commerce, Community and Economic Development
Category: Public Notices
Sub-Category: Pipeline/Utilities
Location(s): Statewide
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Publish Date: 10/4/2017
Archive Date: 11/3/2017
  • Public Comment Deadline
    10/4/2017 8:00am - 11/3/2017 5:00pm