Comment Sought On Clear World Communications Corporation Request For Review Of A Contribution Decision By The Universal Service Administrative Company
Federal Communications Commission
News Media Information 202 / 418-0500445 12th St., S.W.
Washington, D.C. 20554
Release Date: December 8, 2009
COMMENT SOUGHT ON CLEAR WORLD COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION
REQUEST FOR REVIEW OF A CONTRIBUTION DECISION BY THE UNIVERSAL SERVICE
WC Docket No. 06-122
Comment Date: January 7, 2010
Reply Comment Date: January 22, 2010
for review of a 2009 audit decision of the Universal Service Administrative Company (USAC) in which
USAC determined that, for calendar years 2005 and 2006, Clear World incorrectly allocated as
international all of its revenue from monthly recurring charges and recovered its universal service
contribution costs through line-item charges in excess of amounts permitted under the Commission’s
rules.1 Clear World asserts that USAC’s findings are erroneous and asks the Commission to reverse
USAC’s audit decision.2
Pursuant to sections 1.415 and 1.419 of the Commission’s rules, 47 CFR §§ 1.415, 1.419,
interested parties may file comments on or before January 7, 2010 and reply comments on or before
January 22, 2010. All pleadings are to reference
WC Docket No. 06-122. Comments may be filed
using: (1) the Commission’s Electronic Comment Filing System (ECFS), (2) the Federal Government’s
eRulemaking Portal, or (3) by filing paper copies. See Electronic Filing of Documents in Rulemaking
Proceedings, 63 FR 24121 (1998).
Electronic Filers: Comments may be filed electronically using the Internet by accessing the
ECFS: http://fjallfoss.fcc.gov/ecfs2/ or the Federal eRulemaking Portal:
Paper Filers: Parties who choose to file by paper must file an original and four copies of each
filing. If more than one docket or rulemaking number appears in the caption of this proceeding,
filers must submit two additional copies for each additional docket or rulemaking number.
1 Clear World Communications Corporation, Request for Review of a Decision of the Universal Service
Administrator in a Contributor Appeal, WC Docket No. 06-122 (filed Oct. 15, 2009).
Filings can be sent by hand or messenger delivery, by commercial overnight courier, or by first-
class or overnight U.S. Postal Service mail. All filings must be addressed to the Commission’s
Secretary, Office of the Secretary, Federal Communications Commission.
Effective December 28, 2009, all hand-delivered or messenger-delivered paper filings for
the Commission’s Secretary must be delivered to FCC Headquarters at 445 12th St., SW,
Room TW-A325, Washington, DC 20554. All hand deliveries must be held together
with rubber bands or fasteners. Any envelopes must be disposed of before entering the
PLEASE NOTE: Through December 24, 2009, the Commission’s contractor
will receive hand-delivered or messenger-delivered paper filings for the Commission’s
Secretary at 236 Massachusetts Avenue, NE, Suite 110, Washington, DC 20002. This
filing location will be permanently closed after December 24, 2009. The filing hours at
both locations are 8:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.
Commercial overnight mail (other than U.S. Postal Service Express Mail and Priority
Mail) must be sent to 9300 East Hampton Drive, Capitol Heights, MD 20743.
U.S. Postal Service first-class, Express, and Priority mail must be addressed to 445 12th
Street, SW, Washington DC 20554.
People with Disabilities: To request materials in accessible formats for people with disabilities
(braille, large print, electronic files, audio format), send an e-mail to email@example.com or call the
Consumer & Governmental Affairs Bureau at 202-418-0530 (voice), 202-418-0432 (tty).
In addition, one copy of each pleading must be sent to each of the following:
(1) The Commission’s duplicating contractor, Best Copy and Printing, Inc., 445 12th Street, S.W., Room
CY-B402, Washington, D.C. 20554, www.bcpiweb.com; phone: (202) 488-5300 fax: (202) 488-
(2) Claudia Fox, Telecommunications Access Policy Division, Wireline Competition Bureau, 445 12th
Street, S.W., Room 5-A333, Washington, D.C. 20554; e-mail: Claudia.Fox@fcc.gov; and
(3) Charles Tyler, Telecommunications Access Policy Division, Wireline Competition Bureau, 445 12th
Street, S.W., Room 5-A452, Washington, D.C. 20554; e-mail: Charles.Tyler@fcc.gov.
Filings and comments are also available for public inspection and copying during regular
business hours at the FCC Reference Information Center, Portals II, 445 12th Street, S.W., Room CY-
A257, Washington, D.C. 20554. They may also be purchased from the Commission’s duplicating
contractor, Best Copy and Printing, Inc., Portals II, 445 12th Street, S.W., Room CY-B402, Washington,
D.C. 20554, telephone: (202) 488-5300, fax: (202) 488-5563, or via e-mail www.bcpiweb.com.
This matter shall be treated as a “permit-but-disclose” proceeding in accordance with the
Commission’s ex parte rules.3 Persons making oral ex parte presentations are reminded that memoranda
summarizing the presentations must contain summaries of the substance of the presentation and not
merely a listing of the subjects discussed. More than a one or two sentence description of the views and
3 47 C.F.R. §§ 1.1200 et seq.
arguments presented generally is required.4 Other rules pertaining to oral and written ex parte
presentations in permit-but-disclose proceedings are set forth in section 1.1206(b) of the Commission’s
For further information, please contact Claudia Fox, Telecommunications Access Policy
Division, Wireline Competition Bureau at (202) 418-7400 or TTY (202) 418-0484.
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4 See 47 C.F.R. § 1.1206(b)(2).
5 47 C.F.R. § 1.1206(b).
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