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Released: December 7, 2012

PUBLIC NOTICE
FEDERAL COMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION
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WASHINGTON D.C. 20554

News media information 202-418-0500
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TTY (202) 418-2555

DA No.

12-1970

Report No. SAT-00917

Friday December 7, 2012

Policy Branch Information

Actions Taken

The Commission, by its International Bureau, took the following actions pursuant to delegated authority. The effective
date of these actions is the release date of this Notice, except where an effective date is specified.

SAT-LOA-20120518-00085

E S2869
DIRECTV Enterprises, LLC
Launch and Operating Authority
Grant of Authority
Effective Date:
12/04/2012

Nature of Service:

Direct to Home Fixed Satellite, Fixed Satellite Service
On December 4, 2012, the Satellite Division granted, with conditions, authority to DIRECTV Enterprises, LLC to construct, launch, and operate a
Ka-band geostationary orbit space station, DIRECTV 14, at the 99.235º W.L. orbital location. DIRECTV is authorized to provide Fixed-Satellite
Service, including Direct-to-Home services, via DIRECTV 14 in the 29.5-30.0 GHz (Earth-to-space) and 19.7-20.2 GHz (space-to-Earth)
frequency bands on a primary basis. DIRECTV is also authorized to conduct telemetry, tracking, and command operations for DIRECTV 14 at
the 99.235º W.L. orbital location using the following center frequencies: 28.351 GHz, 28.353 GHz, (Earth-to-space); and 18.799 GHz and
18.7995 GHz (space-to-Earth). This Ka-band payload is on board a hybrid satellite that is authorized to operate a 17/24 GHz payload (Call Sign
S2711). See File No. SAT-LOA-20060908-00099 (granted July 28, 2009).

SAT-PPL-20120823-00140

E S2873
Satelites Mexicanos S. A. de C. V.
Petition for Declaratory Ruling to be Added to the Permitted List
Grant of Authority
Effective Date:
12/06/2012

Nature of Service:

Direct to Home Fixed Satellite, Fixed Satellite Service
On December 6, 2012, the Satellite Division granted, with conditions, the petition of Satélites Mexicanos, S.A. de C.V. to add the SATMEX 8
space station to the Commission's Permitted Space Station List at the 116.8° W.L. orbital location in the 3700-4200 MHz (space-to-Earth),
5925-6425 MHz (Earth-to-space), 11.7-12.2 GHz (space-to-Earth), and 14.0-14.5 GHz (Earth-to-space) frequency bands. The operations of
SATMEX 8 addressed by this grant are licensed by the Administration of Mexico.

INFORMATIVE

SAT-LOA-20110727-00139

S2831
Intelsat License LLC
On December 6, 2012, the Satellite Division determined that Intelsat License LLC met the launch and operation milestone associated with
the Intelsat 23 space station (Call Sign 2831) at the 53.0° W.L. orbital location. The Satellite Division previously determined that Intelsat
had met the first three milestones for this space station. Consequently, Intelsat License LLC may release the bond associated with Call Sign
2831, as provided in the Amendment of the Commission's Space Station Licensing Rules and Policies, First Report and Order, and Further
Notice of Proposed Rulemaking, IB Docket No. 02-34, 18 FCC Rcd 10760 (2003); Amendment of the Commission's Space Station
Licensing Rules and Policies, First Order on Reconsideration and Fifth Report and Order, IB Docket No. 02-34, 19 FCC Rcd 12637 (2004).
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