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Domestic 214 Grant for Transfer of Dalton-Elsie-Newcastle-USConnect

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Released: December 23, 2013


Federal Communications Commission

News Media Information 202 / 418-0500

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Washington, D.C. 20554

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DA 13-2399

December 23, 2013


WC Docket No. 13-279

The Wireline Competition Bureau (Bureau) has granted the application listed in this notice
pursuant to the Commission’s streamlined procedures for domestic section 214 transfer of control
applications, 47 C.F.R. § 63.03. The Bureau has determined that grant of this application serves the
public interest.1 For purposes of computation of time when filing a petition for reconsideration or
application for review, or for judicial review of the Commission’s decision, the date of “public notice”
shall be the release date of this notice.2
Domestic Section 214 Application Filed for the Transfer of Control of Dalton Telephone
Company, Inc., Elsie Communications, Inc., Dalton Telecommunications, Inc.,
Newcastle Holdings, Inc. to USConnect Holdings Inc. and USConnect Acquisitions IV,
Inc., WC Docket No. 13-279, Public Notice, DA 13-2244 (rel. Nov. 22, 2013).

Effective Grant Date: December 23, 2013

For further information, please contact Myrva Charles at (202) 418-1506 or Jodie May at (202)
418-0913, Competition Policy Division, Wireline Competition Bureau.

1 Implementation of Further Streamlining Measures for Domestic Section 214 Authorizations, CC Docket No. 01-
150, Report and Order, 17 FCC Rcd 5517, 5529, para. 22 (2002).
2 Id.; see 47 C.F.R. § 1.4 (Computation of time).

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