Domestic Section 214 Authorization Granted
Federal Communications Commission
News Media Information 202 / 418-0500445 12th St., S.W.
Washington, D.C. 20554
July 15, 2013
NOTICE OF DOMESTIC SECTION 214 AUTHORIZATION GRANTED
WC Docket No. 13-146The 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 Acquisition of Certain Assets of Ernest
Communications, Inc. by Birch Communications, Inc., WC Docket No. 13-146, Public
Notice, DA 13-1369 (rel. June. 14, 2013).
Effective Grant Date: July 15, 2013For further information, please contact Tracey Wilson at (202) 418-1394, 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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