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Released: June 26, 2014



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DA No.


Report No.


Thursday June 26, 2014

International Authorizations Granted

Section 214 Applications (47 C.F.R. § 63.18); Section 310(b) 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 foreign ownership benchmark applicable to common carrier radio licensees under 47

U.S.C. § 310(b).


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


An updated version of Sections 63.09–.25 of the rules, and other related sections, is available at

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.



Digium Cloud Services LLC

International Telecommunications Certificate


Global or Limited Global Facilities-Based Service, Global or Limited Global Resale Service

Grant of Authority

Date of Action:


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).




New Cingular Wireless PCS, LLC


Grant of Authority

Date of Action:


Current Licensee:

Decatur RSA Limited Partnership


Decatur RSA Limited Partnership


New Cingular Wireless PCS, LLC

Notification filed May 30, 2014 of the pro forma assignment of international section 214 authorization, ITC-214-20010412-00219, from Decatur

RSA Limited Partnership (Decatur Partnership) to New Cingular Wireless PCS, LLC (New Cingular), effective April 30, 2014. New Cingular

acquired remaining partnership interest in Decatur Partnership and became the sole partner, which resulted in the dissolution of the Decatur

Partnership. New Cingular now holds international section 214 authorization, ITC-214-20010412-00219. Decatur Partnership was, and New

Cingular continues to be, an indirect wholly-owned subsidiary of AT&T, Inc.



Advance Global Communications, Inc.


Date of Action:

Current Licensee:

Advance Global Communications


Advance Global Communications


Advance Global Communications, Inc.

Notification filed June 10, 2014, of the pro forma assignment of international section 214 authorization, ITC-214-20010813-00436, from

Advance Global Communications Ltd. (AGC Ltd.) to its subsidiary Advance Global Communications Inc. (AGC Inc.), effective March 14, 2002.

At the time of the assignment, ASG Ltd. held a 100% voting interest in ASG Inc. AGC Ltd. currently holds 83.3% voting shares in, and the

exclusive management and control of, AGC Inc.; at all times since March 2002 ASG Ltd. has held at least an 83.3% interest in AGC Inc.

Ballinger Interests, LLC holds the remaining 16.7% ownership interest in AGC Inc.



(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 at

the end of 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 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) 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).

(5) Carriers shall comply with the "No Special Concessions" rule, Section 63.14, 47 C.F.R. § 63.14.

(6) 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.

(7) Carriers shall file the annual reports of overseas telecommunications traffic required by Section 43.61(a).

(8) Carriers shall file annual reports of circuit status required by Section 43.82. This requirement applies to

facilities-based carriers and private line resellers, respectively. See also

(9) Carriers should consult Section 63.19 of the rules when contemplating a discontinuance, reduction or impairment of


(10) 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.

(11) 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.

(12) 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


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). 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).


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.")


All non-U.S.-licensed satellite systems that are not on the Permitted Space Station List, maintained at

This list is subject to change by the Commission when the public interest requires. A current version of this list is

maintained at

For additional information, contact the International Bureau's Policy Division, (202) 418-1460.

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