Domestic 214 Grant for Transfer of RTC, SPTC, and CableCo to USConnect
Federal Communications Commission
News Media Information 202 / 418-0500445 12th St., S.W.
Washington, D.C. 20554
November 18, 2013
NOTICE OF DOMESTIC SECTION 214 AUTHORIZATION GRANTED
WC Docket No. 13-237Pursuant to section 214 of the Communications Act of 1934, as amended, 47 U.S.C. § 214, and
sections 0.91, 0.291, and 63.03 of the Commission’s rules, 47 C.F.R. §§ 0.91, 0.291, and 63.03, the
Wireline Competition Bureau (Bureau) approves the transfer of control application listed below.1 No
commenter opposed grant of this application, and the Bureau finds that the proposed transfer will serve
the public interest, convenience, and necessity, and therefore grants the requested authorization.2 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
Domestic Section 214 Application Filed for the Transfer of Control of The Rye
Telephone Company, South Park L.L.C. d/b/a South Park Telephone Company, CableCo,
LLC d/b/a ghValley Long Distance to US Connect Holdings Inc. and US Connect
Acquisitions III, Inc., WC Docket No. 13-237, Public Notice, DA 13-1992 (rel. Sept. 26,
For further information, please contact Tracey Wilson at (202) 418-1394, Competition Policy
Division, Wireline Competition Bureau.
1 On October 1, 2013, the Bureau removed this application from streamlined processing due to the lapse in
appropriations related to federal agency spending authorizations. Notice Regarding Pending Section 214
Applications Due to the Lapse in Appropriations, WC Docket Nos. 13-210, 13-211, 13-223, 13-228, 13-231, 13-
235, 13-237, Public Notice, DA 13-2020 (rel. Oct. 1, 2013).
2 Implementation of Further Streamlining Measures for Domestic Section 214 Authorizations, CC Docket No. 01-
150, Report and Order, 17 FCC Rcd 5517, 5529, 5531-34, paras. 22, 28-32 (2002).
3 Id.; see 47 C.F.R. § 1.4 (Computation of time).
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