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Notice re 214 Applications due to the Lapse in Appropriations

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Released: October 1, 2013
PUBLIC NOTICE

Federal Communications Commission
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DA 13-2020

Released: October 1, 2013

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

Due to the lapse in appropriations related to federal agency spending authorizations, the Wireline
Competition Bureau announces the following actions for domestic section 214 discontinuance and
transfer of control applications.
The following section 214 discontinuance applications will not be automatically granted, pursuant
to section 63.71 of the Commission's rules.1 Comments addressing these applications that are due to be
filed during any period of limited operations will be due instead on the next business day after the
Commission re-opens.
1. Comments Invited on Application of TW Telecom of Kentucky LLC to Discontinue
Domestic Telecommunications Services, WC Docket No. 13-210, Public Notice, DA 13-
1855 (rel. Sept. 3, 2013). Comments due: September 18, 2013.
2. Comments Invited on Application of CenturyLink to Discontinue Domestic
Telecommunications Services, WC Docket No. 13-211, Public Notice, DA 13-1851 (rel.
Aug. 30, 2013). Comments due: September 30, 2013.
3. Comments Invited on Application of Niths Communications Group LLC d/b/a
Bridgequick.com to Discontinue Domestic Telecommunications Services, WC Docket
No. 13-231, Public Notice, DA 13-1939 (rel. Sept. 19, 2013). Comments due: October 4,
2013.
The following domestic section 214 transfer of control applications are removed from streamlined
processing, pursuant to section 63.03 of the Commission's rules, and Applicants are not permitted to
transfer control of the domestic lines or authorization to operate on the 31st day after the date of the public
notice.2 Comments and reply comments addressing these applications that are due to be filed during any
period of limited operations will be due instead on the next business day after the Commission re-opens.

1 47 C.F.R. 63.71.
2 47 C.F.R. 63.03; Implementation of Further Streamlining Measures for Domestic Section 214 Authorizations,
CC Docket No. 01-150, Report and Order, 17 FCC Rcd 5517 (2002). The Commission's rules provide that, at any
time after an application is filed, the Commission, acting through the Chief of the Bureau, may notify an applicant
that its application is being removed from streamlined processing. 47 C.F.R. 64.03(c).

1. Domestic Section 214 Application Filed for the Acquisition of Assets of Internet Solver,
Inc. by Alliance Connect, LLC, WC Docket No. 13-223, Public Notice, DA 13-1933 (rel.
Sept. 19, 2013). Comments due: October 3, 2013; reply comments due: October 10,
2013.
2. Domestic Section 214 Application Filed for the Transfer of Control of EasyTel
Communications Carrier Corporation to CoxCom, LLC, WC Docket No. 13-228, Public
Notice, DA 13-1928 (rel. Sept. 19, 2013). Comments due: October 3, 2013; reply
comments due: October 10, 2013.
3. Domestic Section 214 Applications Filed for the Transfer of Control of Globecomm
Systems, Inc. and Telaurus Communications LLC to Wasserstein Cosmos Co-Invest,
L.P., WC Docket No. 13-235, Public Notice, DA 13-1987 (rel. Sept. 26, 2013).
Comments due: October 10, 2013; reply comments due: October 17, 2013.
4. 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 USConnect Holdings Inc. and USConnect
Acquisitions III, Inc., WC Docket No. 13-237, Public Notice, DA 13-1992 (rel. Sept. 26,
2013). Comments due: October 10, 2013; reply comments due: October 17, 2013.
These actions are necessary to ensure the orderly processing of these applications and review of
any comments that may be filed in opposition to these section 214 filings.
For further information regarding the above mentioned section 214 discontinuance applications,
please contact Rodney McDonald, Competition Policy Division, Wireline Competition Bureau, at (202)
418-7513.
For further information regarding the above mentioned section 214 transfer of control
applications, please contact Jodie May, Competition Policy Division, Wireline Competition Bureau, at
(202) 418-0913.
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