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Released: December 12, 2013

PUBLIC NOTICE
FEDERAL COMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION
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DA No.

13-2355

Report No. TEL-01645

Thursday December 12, 2013

International Authorizations Granted

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

The following applications have been granted pursuant to the Commission’s streamlined processing procedures set forth
in Section 63.12 of the Commission’s rules, 47 C.F.R. § 63.12, other provisions of the Commission’s rules, or
procedures set forth in an earlier public notice listing applications accepted for filing.
Unless otherwise noted, these grants authorize the applicants (1) to become a facilities-based international common
carrier subject to 47 C.F.R. § 63.22; and/or (2) to become a resale-based international common carrier subject to 47
C.F.R. § 63.23; or (3) to exceed the 25 percent foreign ownership benchmark applicable to common carrier radio
licensees under 47 U.S.C. § 310(b)(4).
THIS PUBLIC NOTICE SERVES AS EACH NEWLY AUTHORIZED CARRIER'S SECTION 214 CERTIFICATE. It
contains general and specific conditions, which are set forth below. Newly authorized carriers should carefully review
the terms and conditions of their authorizations. Failure to comply with general or specific conditions of an
authorization, or with other relevant Commission rules and policies, could result in fines and forfeitures.
Petitions for reconsideration under Section 1.106 or applications for review under Section 1.115 of the Commission's
rules in regard to the grant of any of these applications may be filed within thirty days of this public notice (see Section
1.4(b)(2)).
An updated version of Sections 63.09–.25 of the rules, and other related sections, is available at
http://www.fcc.gov/ib/pd/pf/telecomrules.html.
For additional information, please contact the FCC Reference and Information Center, Room CY-A257, 445 12th Street
SW, Washington, D.C. 20554, (202) 418-0270.
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ITC-214-20130429-00125

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Angel Americas LLC
International Telecommunications Certificate

Service(s):

Global or Limited Global Facilities-Based Service, Global or Limited Global Resale Service
Grant of Authority
Date of Action:
12/11/2013
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).
We grant the Petition to Adopt Conditions to Authorizations and Licenses filed in this proceeding on November 18, 2013, by the Department of
Justice (DOJ), including the Federal Bureau of Investigation, with the concurrence of the Department of Homeland Security. Accordingly, we
condition grant of this application on Angel Americas, LLC abiding by the commitments and undertakings set forth in the November 15, 2013
letter from Roland J. Bopp, Chief Executive Officer, Angel Americas LLC, to the Acting Assistant Attorney General, National Security Division,
DOJ (Letter). The Petition and the Letter may be viewed on the FCC's website through the International Bureau Filing System (IBFS) by
searching for ITC-214-20130429-00125 and accessing the "Other Filings related to this application" from the Document Viewing Area.
Applicant acknowledges and agrees that it will use the authority granted here only to serve new customers acquired by Angel Americas, and
certifies that it will not use this authority to provide service to customers of STi Prepaid LLC or STi Telecom, Inc. Angel Americas LLC
provides service to customers of STi Prepaid LLC or STi Telecom, Inc. pursuant to Special Temporary Authority pending Commission action on
ITC-ASG-20130130-00035 (STi Prepaid LLC) and ITC-ASG-20130130-00037 (STi Telecom, Inc.). Grant of this application is conditioned on
compliance with this commitment by Angel Americas LLC.

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
Grant of Authority
Date of Action:
12/06/2013
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-214-20131017-00276

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GRUPO PERALTA CORPORATIVO, INC.
International Telecommunications Certificate

Service(s):

Global or Limited Global Resale Service
Grant of Authority
Date of Action:
12/11/2013
Application for authority to provide resale service in accordance with section 63.18(e)(2) of the Commission’s rules, 47 C.F.R. § 63.18(e)(2).

ITC-214-20131031-00301

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First Rate Telecom LLC
International Telecommunications Certificate

Service(s):

Global or Limited Global Facilities-Based Service, Global or Limited Global Resale Service
Grant of Authority
Date of Action:
11/22/2013
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-214-20131104-00283

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Cloud Call Center PBX Solutions, LLC
International Telecommunications Certificate

Service(s):

Global or Limited Global Resale Service
Grant of Authority
Date of Action:
11/22/2013
Application for authority to provide resale service in accordance with section 63.18(e)(2) of the Commission’s rules, 47 C.F.R. § 63.18(e)(2).

ITC-214-20131106-00300

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Accoona Global LLC
International Telecommunications Certificate

Service(s):

Global or Limited Global Facilities-Based Service, Global or Limited Global Resale Service
Grant of Authority
Date of Action:
11/22/2013
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).
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ITC-ASG-20130830-00246

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Alliance Connect, LLC
Assignment
Grant of Authority
Date of Action:
11/22/2013

Current Licensee:

Internet Solver, Inc.

FROM:

David J. Weis

TO:

Alliance Connect, LLC
Application filed for consent to the assignment of international section 214 authorization, ITC-214-20061013-00469, held by Internet Solver,
Inc. (Internet Solver), from David J. Weis to Alliance Connect, LLC (ACL), a wholly-owned subsidiary of Alliance Technologies, Inc. (ATI). On
June 1, 2013, without prior Commission consent, ATI acquired substantially all of the assets of Internet Solver, including licenses,
authorizations, customer accounts and receivables, customer and vendor contracts and agreements, equipment, and intellectual property. ATI
will transfer all of the assets acquired from Internet Solver to ACL.
The following entities and individuals hold 10% or greater equity and voting interests in ATI: Iowa Network Services, Inc. (INS) (75%); Steven
J. Sikkink (25%). INS is owned by many rural Iowa ILECs, none of which holds an ownership interest of 10% or greater in INS.
Applicants filed a request for special temporary authority (STA) related to this transaction, ITC-STA-20131030-00281, which was granted on
November 4, 2013.
This authorization is without prejudice to the Commission's action in any other related pending proceedings.

ITC-ASG-20130927-00269

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USConnect Holdings, Inc.
Assignment
Grant of Authority
Date of Action:
11/22/2013

Current Licensee:

American Broadband Acquisition Corp. IV

FROM:

American Broadband Acquisition Corp. IV

TO:

USConnect Holdings, Inc.
Application filed for consent to the assignment of assets held by American Broadband Acquisition Corp. (ABAC) to USConnect Holdings, Inc.
(USConnect). Pursuant to a Master Equity and Asset Purchase Agreement, USConnect Acquisition II, Inc. (USConnect Acquisitions), a
wholly-owned subsidiary of USConnect, will acquire from ABAC all of the outstanding capital stock of S&A Communications, Inc. d/b/a S&A
Long Distance (S&A Communications), a wholly-owned subsidiary of ABAC. S&A Communications will thus become a direct, wholly-owned
subsidiary of USConnect Acquisitions and an indirect, wholly-owned subsidiary of USConnect.
S&A Communications currently provides international section 214 services pursuant to the international section 214 authorization,
ITC-214-20000310-00140, held by ABAC. ABAC will retain is section 214 authority. After the transaction S&A Communications will provide
international service to its customers, under the international section 214 authority held by USConnect, ITC-214-20130927-00303, pursuant to
section 63.24(h) of the Commission's rules, 47 C.F.R. § 63.24(h).
The following entities and individuals hold 10% or greater ownership interests in USConnect: Brazoria Telephone Company (19.28% preferred
stock, 17.35% voting interest); Dickey Rural Telephone Cooperative, Inc. (19.28% preferred stock, 17.35% voting interest); FTC Management
Group, Inc. (FTC), a wholly-owned subsidiary of Farmers Telephone Cooperative, Inc. (19.28% preferred stock, 17.35% voting interest); Golden
West Telecommunications Cooperative, Inc. (19.28% preferred stock, 17.35% voting interest); Horry Telephone Cooperative, Inc. (19.28%
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, USConnect Acquisitions or
WHC.
This authorization is without prejudice to the Commission's action in any other related pending proceedings.

ITC-ASG-20130930-00273

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Windstream Corporation
Assignment
Grant of Authority
Date of Action:
12/11/2013

Current Licensee:

PAETEC Corp.

FROM:

PAETEC Corp.

TO:

Windstream Corporation
Notification filed September 30, 2013, of the pro forma assignment of international section 214 authorization, ITC-21419980925-00658, held by
PAETEC Corp. (PAETEC) to Windstream Corporation (Windstream), effective August 30, 2013. In a series of intra-corporate transactions,
Windstream Holdings was created as a new publicly traded holding company for Windstream and its subsidiaries, including PAETEC. The
existing shareholders of Windstream became shareholders of Windstream Holdings in the same amounts and percentages as they held before the
transaction. Immediately after Windstream became a wholly-owned subsidiary of Windstream Holdings, PAETEC assigned its international
section 214 authority to Windstream.
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ITC-ASG-20131023-00284

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Telekenex Acquisition Corporation
Assignment
Grant of Authority
Date of Action:
12/06/2013

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.
This authorization is without prejudice to the Commission's action in any other related pending proceedings.

ITC-T/C-20130927-00270

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Waverly Hall Communications, Inc.
Transfer of Control
Grant of Authority
Date of Action:
11/22/2013

Current Licensee:

Waverly Hall Communications, Inc.

FROM:

American Broadband Acquisition Corp. IV

TO:

USConnect Acquisitions II, Inc.
Application filed for consent to the transfer of control of international section 214 authorization, ITC-214-20070328-00125, held by Waverly
Hall Communications, Inc. (WHC), from its 100% parent American Broadband Acquisition Corp. (ABAC), to USConnect Acquisitions II, Inc.
(USConnect Acquisitions). Pursuant to a Master Equity and Assets Purchase Agreement, USConnect Acquisitions will acquire all of the
outstanding capital stock of WHC. Upon closing, WHC will become a wholly-owned subsidiary of USConnect Acquisitions.
USConnect Acquisitions is a wholly-owned subsidiary of USConnect Holdings, Inc. (USConnect). The following entities and individuals hold
10% or greater ownership interests in USConnect: Brazoria Telephone Company (19.28% preferred stock, 17.35% voting interest); Dickey Rural
Telephone Cooperative, Inc. (19.28% preferred stock, 17.35% voting interest); FTC Management Group, Inc. (FTC), a wholly-owned subsidiary
of Farmers Telephone Cooperative, Inc. (19.28% preferred stock, 17.35% voting interest); Golden West Telecommunications Cooperative, Inc.
(19.28% preferred stock, 17.35% voting interest); Horry Telephone Cooperative, Inc. (19.28% 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, USConnect Acquisitions or WHC.
This authorization is without prejudice to the Commission's action in any other related pending proceedings.

ITC-T/C-20130930-00272

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PAETEC Corp.
Transfer of Control
Grant of Authority
Date of Action:
12/11/2013

Current Licensee:

PAETEC Corp.

FROM:

Windstream Corporation

TO:

Windstream Holdings, Inc.
Notification filed September 30, 2013, of the pro forma transfer of control of international section 214 authorization, ITC-21419980925-00658,
held by PAETEC Corp. (PAETEC), from Windstream Corporation (Windstream) to Windstream Holdings, Inc. (Windstream Holdings),
effective August 30, 2013. In a series of intra-corporate transactions, Windstream Holdings was created as a new publicly traded holding
company for Windstream and its subsidiaries, including PAETEC. The existing shareholders of Windstream became shareholders of
Windstream Holdings in the same amounts and percentages as they held before the transaction. PAETEC remains a wholly-owned subsidiary of
Windstream.
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ITC-T/C-20131105-00292

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KeyArt Comm., Inc.
Transfer of Control
Grant of Authority
Date of Action:
12/06/2013

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.
This authorization is without prejudice to the Commission's action in any other related pending proceedings.

ITC-T/C-20131106-00306

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Newcastle Holdings, Inc.
Transfer of Control
Grant of Authority
Date of Action:
12/06/2013

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).
This authorization is without prejudice to the Commission's action in any other related pending proceedings.

ITC-T/C-20131106-00308

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Elsie Communications, Inc.
Transfer of Control
Grant of Authority
Date of Action:
12/06/2013

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.
This authorization is without prejudice to the Commission's action in any other related pending proceedings.
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ITC-T/C-20131115-00313

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Newcastle Holdings, Inc.
Transfer of Control
Grant of Authority
Date of Action:
12/06/2013

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).
This authorization is without prejudice to the Commission's action in any other related pending proceedings.

ITC-T/C-20131115-00314

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Elsie Communications, Inc.
Transfer of Control
Grant of Authority
Date of Action:
12/06/2013

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.
This authorization is without prejudice to the Commission's action in any other related pending proceedings.

INFORMATIVE

ITC-214-19980925-00658

Windstream Corporation
By letter filed November 22, 2013, Applicant notified the Commission that the following wholly-owned subsidiaries may provide
international long distance service under the international section 214 authorization held by the applicant, pursuant to section 63.21(h) of
the Commission's rules, 47 CFR 63.21(h): Advanced Tel-Com Systems, L.P.; CT Communications, Inc.; EN-TEL Communications, LLC;
Intellifiber Networks, Inc.; Iowa Telecom Communications, Inc.; IT Communications, LLC; Lakedale Link, Inc.; LDMI
Telecommunications, Inc. Lexcom Long Distance LLC; McLeodUSA Telecommunications Services, L.L.C.; Network Telephone
Corporation; Norlight, Inc.; NuVox, Inc.; Talk America, Inc.; The Other Phone Company, Inc.; US LEC LLC; US LEC of Georgia, US
LEC of Tennessee, US LEC of Virginia, US LEC of Florida, and US LEC of South Carolina, LLC; US LEC of North Carolina LLC; Valor
Telecommunications LD, LP; Windstream D&E Systems, Inc.; and, Windstream Iowa Communications, Inc.

SURRENDER

ITC-214-19930302-00003

Lexcom Long Distance LLC
By letter filed November 22, 2013, Applicant notified the Commission of the Surrender of its international section 214 authorization.

ITC-214-19930405-00054

CT Communications, Inc.
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SURRENDER

By letter filed November 22, 2013, Applicant notified the Commission of the Surrender of its international section 214 authorization.

ITC-214-19930827-00153

McLeodUSA Telecommunications Services, L.L.C.
By letter filed November 22, 2013, Applicant notified the Commission of the Surrender of its international section 214 authorization.

ITC-214-19940224-00080

Norlight, Inc. f/k/a Cinergy Communications Company
By letter filed November 22, 2013, Applicant notified the Commission of the Surrender of its international section 214 authorization.

ITC-214-19940517-00169

LDMI Telecommunications, Inc.
By letter filed November 22, 2013, Applicant notified the Commission of the Surrender of its international section 214 authorization.

ITC-214-19960119-00025

Talk America, Inc.
By letter filed November 22, 2013, Applicant notified the Commission of the Surrender of its international section 214 authorization.

ITC-214-19960725-00339

Lakedale Link, Inc.
By letter filed November 22, 2013, Applicant notified the Commission of the Surrender of its international section 214 authorization.

ITC-214-19960826-00406

Norlight, Inc. f/k/a Cinergy Communications Company
By letter filed November 22, 2013, Applicant notified the Commission of the Surrender of its international section 214 authorization.

ITC-214-19960826-00407

Norlight, Inc. f/k/a Cinergy Communications Company
By letter filed November 22, 2013, Applicant notified the Commission of the Surrender of its international section 214 authorization.

ITC-214-19961219-00634

Windstream Iowa Communications, Inc.
By letter filed November 22, 2013, Applicant notified the Commission of the Surrender of its international section 214 authorization.

ITC-214-19970220-00101

US LEC of North Carolina LLC
By letter filed November 22, 2013, Applicant notified the Commission of the Surrender of its international section 214 authorization.

ITC-214-19970707-00382

Windstream D&E Systems, Inc.
By letter filed November 22, 2013, Applicant notified the Commission of the Surrender of its international section 214 authorization.

ITC-214-19970929-00589

US LEC of Georgia, US LEC of TN, US LEC of VA, US LEC of FL, US LEC of SC
By letter filed November 22, 2013, Applicant notified the Commission of the Surrender of its international section 214 authorization.

ITC-214-19980501-00289

The Other Phone Company, Inc.
By letter filed November 22, 2013, Applicant notified the Commission of the Surrender of its international section 214 authorization.

ITC-214-19981110-00835

Advanced Tel-Com Systems, L.P.
By letter filed November 22, 2013, Applicant notified the Commission of the Surrender of its international section 214 authorization.

ITC-214-19981228-00911

Network Telephone Corporation d/b/a Cavalier Telephone also d/b/a Cavalier Busin
By letter filed November 22, 2013, Applicant notified the Commission of the Surrender of its international section 214 authorization.

ITC-214-19990303-00104

US LEC LLC
By letter filed November 22, 2013, Applicant notified the Commission of the Surrender of its international section 214 authorization.

ITC-214-19990323-00165

NuVox, Inc.
By letter filed November 22, 2013, Applicant notified the Commission of the Surrender of its international section 214 authorization.

ITC-214-20000627-00408

Windstream Iowa Communications, Inc.
By letter filed November 22, 2013, Applicant notified the Commission of the Surrender of its international section 214 authorization.

ITC-214-20000719-00451

Valor Telecommunications LD, LP
By letter filed November 22, 2013, Applicant notified the Commission of the Surrender of its international section 214 authorization.

ITC-214-20010501-00265

EN-TEL Communications, LLC
By letter filed November 22, 2013, Applicant notified the Commission of the Surrender of its international section 214 authorization.

ITC-214-20010501-00266

Windstream Iowa Communications, Inc.
By letter filed November 22, 2013, Applicant notified the Commission of the Surrender of its international section 214 authorization.

ITC-214-20010823-00464

Iowa Telecom Communications, Inc.
By letter filed November 22, 2013, Applicant notified the Commission of the Surrender of its international section 214 authorization.

ITC-214-20020730-00389

Intellifiber Networks, Inc.
By letter filed November 22, 2013, Applicant notified the Commission of the Surrender of its international section 214 authorization.

ITC-214-20050906-00360

IT Communications, LLC
By letter filed November 22, 2013, Applicant notified the Commission of the Surrender of its international section 214 authorization.

ITC-214-20080709-00316

Windstream Iowa Communications, Inc.
By letter filed November 22, 2013, Applicant notified the Commission of the Surrender of its international section 214 authorization.
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CONDITIONS APPLICABLE TO INTERNATIONAL SECTION 214 AUTHORIZATIONS
(1) These authorizations are subject to the Exclusion List for International Section 214 Authorizations, which identifies
restrictions on providing service to particular countries or using particular facilities. The most recent Exclusion List is
attached to this Public Notice. The list applies to all U.S. international carriers, including those that have previously
received global or limited global Section 214 authority, whether by Public Notice or specific written order. Carriers are
advised that the attached Exclusion List is subject to amendment at any time pursuant to the procedures set forth in
Streamlining the International Section 214 Authorization Process and Tariff Requirements, IB Docket No. 95-118, 11
FCC Rcd 12884 (1996), para. 18. A copy of the current Exclusion List will be maintained in the FCC Reference and
Information Center and will be available at http://www.fcc.gov/ib/pd/pf/telecomrules.html#exclusionlist. It also will be
attached to each Public Notice that grants international Section 214 authority.
(2) The export of telecommunications services and related payments to countries that are subject to economic sanctions
may be restricted. For information concerning current restrictions, call the Office of Foreign Assets Control, U.S.
Department of the Treasury, (202) 622-2520.
(3) Carriers shall comply with the requirements of Section 63.11 of the Commission's rules, which requires notification
by, and in certain circumstances prior notification by, U.S. carriers acquiring an affiliation with foreign carriers. A carrier
that acquires an affiliation with a foreign carrier will be subject to possible reclassification as a dominant carrier on an
affiliated route pursuant to the provisions of Section 63.10 of the rules.
(4) Carriers shall comply with the Commission's International Settlements Policy and associated filing requirements
contained in Sections 43.51, 64.1001 and 64.1002 of the Commission's Rules, 47 C.F.R. §§ 43.51, 64.1001, 64.1002.
The Commission modified these requirements most recently in International Settlements Policy Reform: International
Settlement Rates, First Report and Order, FCC 04-53, 19 FCC Rcd 5709 (2004). In addition, any carrier interconnecting
private lines to the U.S. public switched network at its switch, including any switch in which the carrier obtains capacity
either through lease or otherwise, shall file annually with the Chief, International Bureau, a certified statement
containing, on a country-specific basis, the number and type (e.g., 64 kbps circuits) of private lines interconnected in
such manner. The Commission will treat the country of origin information as confidential. Carriers need not file their
contracts for interconnection unless the Commission specifically requests. Carriers shall file their annual report on
February 1 (covering international private lines interconnected during the preceding January 1 to December 31 period) of
each year. International private lines to countries which the Commission has exempted from the International Settlements
Policy at any time during a particular reporting period are exempt from this requirement. See 47 C.F.R. § 43.51(d). The
Commission's list of U.S. international routes that are exempt from the International Settlements Policy may be viewed at
http://www.fcc.gov/ib/pd/pf/isp_exempt.html.
(5) Carriers authorized to provide private line service either on a facilities or resale basis are limited to the provision of
such private line service only between the United States and those foreign points covered by their referenced applications
for Section 214 authority. A carrier may provide switched services over its authorized resold private lines in the
circumstances specified in Section 63.23(d) of the rules, 47 C.F. R. § 63.23(d).
(6) A carrier may engage in "switched hubbing" to countries that do not appear on the Commission's list of U.S.
international routes that are exempt from the International Settlements Policy, set forth in Section 64.1002, 47 C.F.R. §
64.1002, provided the carrier complies with the requirements of Section 63.17(b) of the rules, 47 C.F.R. § 63.17(b). The
Commission's list of U.S. international routes that are exempt from the International Settlements Policy may be viewed at
http://www.fcc.gov/ib/pd/pf/isp_exempt.html.
(7) Carriers shall comply with the "No Special Concessions" rule, Section 63.14, 47 C.F.R. § 63.14.
(8) Carriers regulated as dominant for the provision of a particular communications service on a particular route for any
reason other than a foreign carrier affiliation under Section 63.10 of the rules shall file tariffs pursuant to Section 203 of
the Communications Act, as amended, 47 U.S.C. § 203, and Part 61 of the Commission's Rules, 47 C.F.R. Part 61.
Carriers shall not otherwise file tariffs except as permitted by Section 61.19 of the rules, 47 C.F.R. § 61.19. Except as
specified in Section 20.15 with respect to commercial mobile radio service providers, carriers regulated as
non-dominant, as defined in Section 61.3, and providing detariffed international services pursuant to Section 61.19, must
comply with all applicable public disclosure and maintenance of information requirements in Sections 42.10 and 42.11.
(9) Carriers shall file the annual reports of overseas telecommunications traffic required by Section 43.61(a). Carriers
shall also file the quarterly reports required by Section 43.61 in the circumstances specified in paragraphs (b) and (c) of
that Section.
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(10) Carriers shall file annual reports of circuit status and/or circuit additions in accordance with the requirements set
forth in Rules for Filing of International Circuit Status Reports, CC Docket No. 93-157, Report and Order, 10 FCC Rcd
8605 (1995). See 47 C.F.R. § 43.82. See also §§ 63.22(e), 63.23(e). These requirements apply to facilities-based
carriers and private line resellers, respectively. See also http:www.fcc.gov/ib/pd/pf/csmanual.html.
(11) Carriers should consult Section 63.19 of the rules when contemplating a discontinuance, reduction or impairment of
service. Further, the grant of these applications shall not be construed to include authorization for the transmission of
money in connection with the services the applicants have been given authority to provide. The transmission of money is
not considered to be a common carrier service.
(12) If any carrier is reselling service obtained pursuant to a contract with another carrier, the services obtained by
contract shall be made generally available by the underlying carrier to similarly situated customers at the same terms,
conditions and rates. 47 U.S.C. § 203.
(13) To the extent the applicant is, or is affiliated with, an incumbent independent local exchange carrier, as those terms
are defined in Section 64.1902 of the rules, it shall provide the authorized services in compliance with the requirements
of Section 64.1903.
(14) Except as otherwise ordered by the Commission, a carrier authorized here to provide facilities-based service that (i)
is classified as dominant under Section 63.10 of the rules for the provision of such service on a particular route and (ii) is
affiliated with a carrier that collects settlement payments for terminating U.S. international switched traffic at the foreign
end of that route may not provide facilities-based switched service on that route unless the current rates the affiliate
charges U.S. international carriers to terminate traffic are at or below the Commission's relevant benchmark adopted in
International Settlement Rates, IB Docket No. 96-261, Report and Order, 12 FCC Rcd 19806 (1997). See also Report
and Order on Reconsideration and Order Lifting Stay in IB Docket No. 96-261, FCC 99-124 (rel. June 11, 1999). For
the purposes of this rule, "affiliated" and "foreign carrier" are defined in Section 63.09.
Exclusion List for International Section 214 Authorizations
The following is a list of countries and facilities not covered by grant of global Section 214 authority under Section
63.18(e)(1) of the Commission's Rules, 47 C.F.R. § 63.18(e)(1). In addition, the facilities listed shall not be used by
U.S. carriers authorized under Section 63.18 of the Commission's Rules unless the carrier's Section 214 authorization
specifically lists the facility. Carriers desiring to serve countries or use facilities listed as excluded hereon shall file a
separate Section 214 application pursuant to Section 63.18(e)(3) of the Commission's Rules. See 47 C.F.R. § 63.22(c).
Countries:
Cuba (Applications for service to Cuba shall comply with the separate filing requirements of the Commission's Public
Notice, DA 10-112, dated January 21, 2010, "Modification of Process to Accept Applications for Service to Cuba and
Related Matters.")
Facilities:
All non-U.S.-licensed satellite systems that are not on the Permitted Space Station List, maintained at
http://www.fcc.gov/ib/sd/se/permitted.html. See International Bureau Public Notice, DA 99-2844 (rel. Dec. 17, 1999).
This list is subject to change by the Commission when the public interest requires. Before amending the list, the
Commission will first issue a public notice giving affected parties the opportunity for comment and hearing on the
proposed changes. The Commission may then release an order amending the exclusion list. This list also is subject to
change upon issuance of an Executive Order. See Streamlining the Section 214 Authorization Process and Tariff
Requirements, IB Docket No. 95-118, FCC 96-79, 11 FCC Rcd 12,884, released March 13, 1996 (61 Fed. Reg. 15,724,
April 9, 1996). A current version of this list is maintained at
http://www.fcc.gov/ib/pd/pf/telecomrules.html#exclusionlist.
For additional information, contact the International Bureau's Policy Division, (202) 418-1460.
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