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By Wainwright Jeffers - bio | email

ALBANY, GA (WALB) – You probably get a new phone book every year, but that could change.

AT&T asked the Georgia Public Service Commission to eliminate mandatory distribution of printed phone directories in 18-communities, including Albany.

Under the proposal in cities with populations greater than 50-thousand, phone service providers would only have to deliver a phone book if a customer requested one.

You can find a list of the cities that would be affected and find ou

The affected communities are:

Albany

Athens

Atlanta

Augusta-Harlem

Austell-Douglasville-Hiram-Mableton-Powder Springs

Cherokee-Pickens Counties

Clayton-Fayette-Henry Counties

Columbus-Hamilton

Cumming-Forsyth-Roswell-Alpharetta

Gwinnett County

Henry County

Lake Oconee-Reynolds Plantation

Macon-Forsyth

Marietta

Savannah

Warner Robins

West Georgia

The Commission will receive written comments from all interested parties electronically, by fax, or mail at address below:

Georgia Public Service Commission

244 Washington Street, SW

Atlanta GA, 30334

Toll-free in Georgia (outside Metro Atlanta): (800) 282-5813

Metro Atlanta: (404) 656-4501

Fax :( 404) 656-2341

Email: gapsc@psc.state.ga.us

You can find more information on this issue under Docket Number 30569 on the Commission web site at http://www.psc.state.ga.us.


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