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IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT
FOR THE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA



United States of America,    

                  Plaintiff,

                  v.

SBC Communications, Inc. and
AT&T Corp.,

                  Defendants.


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Civil Action No.: 1:05CV02102 (EGS)
United States of America,    

                  Plaintiff,

                  v.

Verizon Communications Inc. and   
MCI, Inc.,

                  Defendants.


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Civil Action No.: 1:05CV02103 (EGS)

UNITED STATES' NOTICE OF INTENT TO FILE WRITTEN REBUTTAL

During the Court's November 30, 2006 hearing on Plaintiff United States' Motion and Memorandum in Support of Entry of Final Judgments, the Court afforded the United States an opportunity to review the hearing transcript and respond in writing to allegations made by counsel for amici.(1) In response to the Court's permission, the United States files this notice to respectfully advise the Court that it anticipates filing its rebuttal no later than December 13, 2006.


    Respectfully submitted,


  _______________/s/________________
Laury E. Bobbish
Assistant Chief

_______________/s/________________
Claude F. Scott, Jr. (D.C. Bar No. 414906)
John M. Snyder (D.C. Bar No. 456921)
Jared A. Hughes
Trial Attorneys

Telecommunications & Media Section
Antitrust Division
U.S. Department of Justice
1401 H Street, N.W., Suite 8000
Washington, D.C. 20530
(202) 514-5621
Attorneys for the United States

Date: December 8, 2006


FOOTNOTES

1. Motion Hearing Transcript at 106:16-107:2. (Nov. 30, 2006).