Last week the Commission denied The Hinton Telephone Company’s Petition for Reconsideration of a $100,000 Forfeiture Order for alleged willful and repeated violation of Part 64 of the Commission’s Rules (“Miscellaneous Rules Relating to Common Carriers”).  According to the Forfeiture Order, for three months Hinton routed 9-1-1 calls to an automated message instructing callers to “hang-up and call 9-1-1.”  Section 64.3001 and 64.3002 of the Commission’s rules require carriers to transmit a 9-1-1 call to a Public Safety Answering Point (PSAP), designated answering point, or an appropriate local entity.