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Released: November 22, 2013

PUBLIC NOTICE
FEDERAL COMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION
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Report No. TEL-01643S

Friday November 22, 2013

Streamlined International Applications Accepted For Filing

Section 214 Applications (47 C.F.R. § 63.18); Section 310(B)(4) Requests

Unless otherwise specified, the following procedures apply to the applications listed below:
The international Section 214 applications listed below have been found, upon initial review, to be acceptable for filing
and subject to the streamlined processing procedures set forth in Section 63.12 of the Commission's rules, 47 C.F.R. §
63.12. These applications are for authority under Section 214 of the Communications Act, 47 U.S.C. § 214, (a) to
transfer control of an authorized carrier or to assign a carrier's existing authorization; and/or (b) to become a
facilities-based international common carrier; and/or (c) to become a resale-based international common carrier.
Pursuant to Section 63.12 of the rules, these Section 214 applications will be granted 14 days after the date of this public
notice (see 47 C.F.R. § 1.4 regarding computation of time), and the applicant may commence operations on the 15th day,
unless the Commission has informed the applicant in writing, within 14 days after the date of this public notice, that the
application, on further examination, has been deemed ineligible for streamlined processing.
Communications between outside parties and Commission staff concerning these applications are permitted subject to
the Commission's rules for "permit-but-disclose proceedings." See 47 C.F.R. § 1.1206. An application can be removed
from streamlined processing only in the sound discretion of Commission staff. The filing of comments or a petition to
deny will not necessarily result in an application being deemed ineligible for streamlined processing.
The petitions for declaratory ruling listed below are for authority under Section 310(b)(4) of the Communications Act, 47
U.S.C. § 310(b)(4), to exceed the 25 percent foreign ownership benchmark applicable to common carrier radio licensees.
The requested rulings will be granted 14 days after the date of this public notice, effective the next day, unless the
application is formally opposed or the Commission has informed the applicant in writing, within 14 days of the date of
this public notice, that the application, on further examination, has been deemed ineligible for streamlined processing.
For this purpose, a formal opposition shall be sufficient only if it is received by the Commission and by the applicant
within 14 days of the date of this public notice and its caption and text make it unmistakably clear that it is intended to be
a formal opposition.
Copies of all applications listed here are available for public inspection in the FCC Office of Public Affairs Reference
and Information Center, located in room CY-A257 at the Portals 2 building, 445 12th Street SW, Washington DC 20554.
The center can be contacted at (202) 418-0270. 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 fcc504@fcc.gov or call the
Consumer & Governmental Affairs Bureau at 202-418-0530 (voice), 202-418-0432 (tty). All applications listed are
subject to further consideration and review, and may be returned and/or dismissed if not found to be in accordance with
the Commission's rules, regulations, and other requirements.
We request that comments on any of these applications refer to the application file number shown below.
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ITC-214-20130830-00240

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Orangette LLC
International Telecommunications Certificate

Service(s):

Global or Limited Global Facilities-Based Service, Global or Limited Global Resale Service
Application for authority to provide facilities-based service in accordance with section 63.18(e)(1) of the Commission’s rules, and also to
provide resale service in accordance with section 63.18(e)(2) of the Commission’s rules, 47 C.F.R. § 63.18(e)(1), (2).

ITC-214-20131025-00297

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Netuno Telecom International Corp.
International Telecommunications Certificate

Service(s):

Global or Limited Global Facilities-Based Service, Global or Limited Global Resale Service
Application for authority to provide facilities-based service in accordance with section 63.18(e)(1) of the Commission’s rules, and also to
provide resale service in accordance with section 63.18(e)(2) of the Commission’s rules, 47 C.F.R. § 63.18(e)(1), (2).

ITC-214-20131028-00298

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Vodafone Global Enterprise Inc.
International Telecommunications Certificate

Service(s):

Global or Limited Global Facilities-Based Service, Global or Limited Global Resale Service
Application for authority to provide facilities-based service in accordance with section 63.18(e)(1) of the Commission’s rules, and also to
provide resale service in accordance with section 63.18(e)(2) of the Commission’s rules, 47 C.F.R. § 63.18(e)(1), (2).

ITC-214-20131029-00296

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Cable Andino USA, Inc.
International Telecommunications Certificate

Service(s):

Global or Limited Global Facilities-Based Service
Application for authority to provide facilities-based service in accordance with section 63.18(e)(1) of the Commission’s rules, 47 C.F.R. §
63.18(e)(1).

ITC-214-20131106-00302

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Altex Group Corp.
International Telecommunications Certificate

Service(s):

Global or Limited Global Facilities-Based Service, Global or Limited Global Resale Service
Application for Authority to Provide International Facilities-Based and Resold Services to All International Points.

ITC-214-20131114-00307

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321 Communications
International Telecommunications Certificate

Service(s):

Global or Limited Global Facilities-Based Service, Global or Limited Global Resale Service
Application for authority to provide facilities-based service in accordance with section 63.18(e)(1) of the Commission’s rules, and also to
provide resale service in accordance with section 63.18(e)(2) of the Commission’s rules, 47 C.F.R. § 63.18(e)(1), (2).

ITC-ASG-20131023-00284

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Telekenex Acquisition Corporation
Assignment

Current Licensee:

IXC Holdings, Inc.

FROM:

IXC Holdings, Inc.

TO:

Telekenex Acquisition Corporation
Application filed for consent to the assignment of international section 214 authorization, ITC-214-20101112-00459, held by IXC Holdings, Inc.
(IXCH), to Telekenex Acquisition Corporation (Telekenex Acquisition). Pursuant to the terms of the proposed transaction, Telekenex
Acquisition will purchase all of the operational assets, including international section 214 authorization, ITC-214-20101112-000459, held by
IXCH. Telekenex Holdings, LLC, a Delaware limited liability company, will hold a majority interest (82%) in Telekenex Acquisition.
Telekenex Holdings is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Spire Capital Partners III, LLC (Spire Capital Partners), a Delaware limited liability
company. The managing members of Spire Capital Partners are Andrew J. Armstrong, Jr., Bruce M. Hernandez, Sean C. White, and David K.
Schaible, all U.S. citizens. The current management investors of IXCH will own 16% of Telekenex Acquisition in the aggregate, with no single
investor holding more than 10% of the equity interest.

ITC-T/C-20131105-00292

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KeyArt Comm., Inc.
Transfer of Control

Current Licensee:

KeyArt Comm., Inc.

FROM:

Keystone-Arthur Telephone Company

TO:

Glenwood Telephone Membership Corporation
Application filed for consent to the transfer of control of international section 214 authorization, ITC-214-19970402-00188, held by KeyArt
Comm, Inc. (KACI), from its parent Keystone-Arthur Telephone Company (KATC) to Glenwood Telephone Membership Corporation
(Glenwood). Pursuant to a merger agreement, KATC and Glenwood Transitory Sub., Inc., a wholly-owned subsidiary of Glenwood, will merge
with KATC being the surviving entity. KATC will thus become a wholly-owned subsidiary of Glenwood. KACI will remain a wholly-owned
direct subsidiary of KATC and will become a wholly-owned, indirect subsidiary of Glenwood. Glenwood is a member-owned cooperative
membership corporation in which there are no direct or indirect 10% or greater equity or voting interest holders.
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ITC-T/C-20131106-00306

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Newcastle Holdings, Inc.
Transfer of Control

Current Licensee:

Newcastle Holdings, Inc.

FROM:

American Broadband Acquisition Corp. IV

TO:

American Broadband Acquisition Corp. IV
Application filed for consent to the transfer of control of international section 214 authorization, ITC-214-20060113-00039, held by Newcastle
Holdings, Inc. (Newcastle). The application seeks to correct the errors regarding the ownership of American Broadband Acquisition Corp. IV
(ABAC IV), the 100% direct parent of Newcastle, reported in Newcastle's international section 214 authorization application in 2006. See
ITC-214-20060113-00039, Public Notice, Report No. TEL-00997, DA No. 06-360, 21 FCC Rcd 1569 (Int'l Bur. 2006). The correct ownership
information for ABAC IV in 2006 was that American Broadband Communications, LLC (ABB) held a 40% interest and Signal Secondary Fund
LP (SSF) held a 38.2% interest. In 2012, SSF acquired an additional 4.7% interest in Newcastle resulting in SSF's current ownership interest in
Newcastle of 42.9%. SSF controls ABAC IV by virtue of a shareholders' agreement that grants SSF the right to appoint three (3) of the five (5)
members of the ABAC IV board of directors. The 10% or greater shareholders and controlling entity of SSF that have a derivative 10% or
greater ownership interest are: Ostin Revocable Trust, a U.S. entity (33%) and Louisa Stud Sarofim Revocable Revocable Trust, a U.S. entity
(33%). SSF's operations are controlled by its single General Partner, Signal Secondary Advisors, LLC (SSA) (1% general partnership). SSA is
wholly owned by SSF Advisors, LLC (SSF Advisors) (100%). The following three individuals, all U.S. citizens, hold 10% or greater ownership
interests in SSF Advisors: Timothy Bradley (36.8%), Alfred J. Puchala, Jr. (36.8%), Charles T. Lake II (18.4%). In 2006, Patrick L. Eudy and
William H. Tucker each held a 48.75% interest in ABB. Subsequently Mr. Eudy became the sole owner of ABB, and his interest is now held by
the Estate of Patrick L. Eudy.
Dalton Telecommunications, Inc., a wholly-owned subsidiary of Newcastle, provides international service under authority of
ITC-214-20060113-00039, held by Newcastle pursuant to the section 63.21(h), 47 C.F.R. § 63.24(h).

ITC-T/C-20131106-00308

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Elsie Communications, Inc.
Transfer of Control

Current Licensee:

Elsie Communications, Inc.

FROM:

American Broadband Acquisition Corp. IV

TO:

American Broadband Acquisition Corp. IV
Applications filed for consent to the transfer of control of international section 214 authorization, ITC-214-20000317-00144, held by Elsie
Communications, Inc. (Elsie). The application seeks to correct the errors regarding the ownership of American Broadband Acquisition Corp. IV
(ABAC IV), the 100% in direct parent of Elsie, reported in Elsie's 2006 transfer of control application. See ITC-T/C-20060302-00133, Public
Notice, DA No. 06-700, 21 FCC Rcd 3212 (Int'l Bur. 2006). Elsie is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Newcastle Holdings Inc., which in turn is a
wholly-owned subsidiary of ABAC IV. The correct ownership information for ABAC IV in 2006 was that American Broadband
Communications, LLC (ABB) held a 40% interest and Signal Secondary Fund LP (SSF) held a 38.2% interest. In 2012, SSF acquired an
additional 4.7% interest in Newcastle resulting in SSF's current ownership interest in Newcastle of 42.9%. SSF controls ABAC IV by virtue of a
shareholders' agreement that grants SSF the right to appoint three (3) of the five (5) members of the ABAC IV board of directors. The 10% or
greater shareholders and controlling entity of SSF that have a derivative 10% or greater ownership interest are: Ostin Revocable Trust, a U.S.
entity (33%) and Louisa Stud Sarofim Revocable Revocable Trust, a U.S. entity (33%). SSF's operations are controlled by its single General
Partner, Signal Secondary Advisors, LLC (SSA) (1% general partnership). SSA is wholly owned by SSF Advisors, LLC (SSF Advisors) (100%).
The following three individuals, all U.S. citizens, hold 10% or greater ownership interests in SSF Advisors: Timothy Bradley (36.8%), Alfred J.
Puchala, Jr. (36.8%), Charles T. Lake II (18.4%). In 2006, Patrick L. Eudy and William H. Tucker each held a 48.75% interest in ABB.
Subsequently Mr. Eudy became the sole owner of ABB, and his interest is now held by the Estate of Patrick L. Eudy.

ITC-T/C-20131115-00313

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Newcastle Holdings, Inc.
Transfer of Control

Current Licensee:

Newcastle Holdings, Inc.

FROM:

American Broadband Acquisition Corp. IV

TO:

USConnect Holdings, Inc.
Application filed for consent to the transfer of control of international section 214 authorization, ITC-214-20060113-00039, held by Newcastle
Holdings, Inc., from its 100% direct parent, American Broadband Acquisition Corporation IV (ABAC IV) to USConnect Holdings, Inc.
(USConnect). Pursuant to the terms of an Agreement and Plan of Merger, USConnect Acquisitions IV, Inc., a wholly-owned subsidiary of
USConnect, will merge with and into ABAC IV, with ABAC IV being the surviving entity. Upon closing, ABAC IV and its subsidiaries,
including Newcastle, will be owned and controlled by USConnect.
The following entities and individuals hold 10% or greater ownership interests in USConnect: Brazoria Telephone Company (19.2857%
preferred stock, 17.35% voting interest); Dickey Rural Telephone Cooperative, Inc. (19.2857% preferred stock, 17.35% voting interest); FTC
Management Group, Inc. (FTC), a wholly-owned subsidiary of Farmers Telephone Cooperative, Inc. (19.2857% preferred stock, 17.35% voting
interest); Golden West Telecommunications Cooperative, Inc. (19.2857% preferred stock, 17.35% voting interest); Horry Telephone
Cooperative, Inc. (19.2857% preferred stock, 17.35% voting interest). In addition, Leo Staurulakis and Manny Staurulakis, both siblings, each
own 1/3 of the common stock of USConnect, and jointly own MLStar, LLC, a Virginia limited liability company, that will own 3.6% of the
preferred stock of USConnect. No other individual or entity will hold a ten percent or greater direct or indirect equity or voting interest in
USConnect, ABAC IV or Newcastle.
Dalton Telecommunications, Inc., a wholly-owned subsidiary of Newcastle, provides international service under authority of
ITC-214-20060113-00039, held by Newcastle pursuant to the section 63.21(h), 47 C.F.R. § 63.24(h).
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ITC-T/C-20131115-00314

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Elsie Communications, Inc.
Transfer of Control

Current Licensee:

Elsie Communications, Inc.

FROM:

American Broadband Acquisition Corp. IV

TO:

USConnect Holdings, Inc.
Application filed for consent to the transfer of control of international section 214 authorization, ITC-214-20000317-00144, held by Elise
Communications, Inc., from its 100% indirect parent, American Broadband Acquisition Corporation IV (ABAC IV) to USConnect Holdings,
Inc. (USConnect). Pursuant to the terms of an Agreement and Plan of Merger, USConnect Acquisitions IV, Inc., a wholly-owned subsidiary of
USConnect, will merge with and into ABAC IV, with ABAC IV being the surviving entity. Upon closing, ABAC IV and its subsidiaries,
including Elsie, will be owned and controlled by USConnect.
The following entities and individuals hold 10% or greater ownership interests in USConnect: Brazoria Telephone Company (19.2857%
preferred stock, 17.35% voting interest); Dickey Rural Telephone Cooperative, Inc. (19.2857% preferred stock, 17.35% voting interest); FTC
Management Group, Inc. (FTC), a wholly-owned subsidiary of Farmers Telephone Cooperative, Inc. (19.2857% preferred stock, 17.35% voting
interest); Golden West Telecommunications Cooperative, Inc. (19.2857% preferred stock, 17.35% voting interest); Horry Telephone
Cooperative, Inc. (19.2857% preferred stock, 17.35% voting interest). In addition, Leo Staurulakis and Manny Staurulakis, both siblings, each
own 1/3 of the common stock of USConnect, and jointly own MLStar, LLC, a Virginia limited liability company, that will own 3.6% of the
preferred stock of USConnect. No other individual or entity will hold a ten percent or greater direct or indirect equity or voting interest in
USConnect, ABAC IV or Elsie.

INFORMATIVE

ITC-214-20130930-00267

Iotum Inc.
This application has been removed from Streamlined processing pursuant to Section 63.12(c)(3) of the Commission's rules.

ITC-214-20131017-00275

Telecom Services Network LLC
This application has been removed from Streamlined processing pursuant to Section 63.12(c)(3) of the Commission's rules.

ITC-214-20131022-00278

amaysim USA Inc.
This application has been removed from Streamlined processing pursuant to Section 63.12(c)(3) of the Commission's rules.

ITC-T/C-20130912-00242

Epsilon Telecommunications (US) Pte. Ltd.
This application has been removed from Streamlined processing pursuant to Section 63.12(c)(3) of the Commission's rules.

ITC-T/C-20130912-00243

Epsilon Telecommunications (US) Pte. Ltd.
This application has been removed from Streamlined processing pursuant to Section 63.12(c)(3) of the Commission's rules.
REMINDERS:
Applicants must certify that neither the applicant nor any party to the application is subject to a denial of federal benefits
by federal and/or state courts under authority granted in 21 U.S.C. § 862. See 47 C.F.R. §§ 1.2001-.2003.
A current version of Section 63.09-.24 of the rules, and other related sections, is available at
http://www.fcc.gov/ib/pd/pf/telecomrules.html.
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