IURC News Release

Indiana Utility Regulatory Commission                                                         

302 West Washington Street, Room 306                                                                        

Indianapolis Indiana 46204

317.232.2297 office                                                                   

317.233.1982 fax



Contact:  Mary Beth Fisher


For Immediate Release                                                                                   

February 27, 2002



Today, in Cause No. 42140, the Indiana Utility Regulatory Commission allowed Diversified Communications, Inc. to change its name to Hancock Communications, Inc. 


The Commissioners note that the Indiana Secretary of State has also approved the name change, and they have been assured that all of the customers have been notified of the name change.  It is the understanding of the Commission that the name change will not affect the company’s rates or services or the terms and conditions of its service.