Submarine Cable Actions Taken PN
FEDERAL COMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION
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Report No. SCL-00149
Thursday January 9, 2014
Actions Taken Under Cable Landing License Act
Section 1.767(a) Cable Landing Licenses, Modifications, and Assignments or Transfers of Control of Interests in
Cable Landing Licenses (47 C.F.R. § 1.767(a))By the Chief, Policy Division, International Bureau:
Pursuant to An Act Relating to the Landing and Operation of Submarine Cables in the United States, 47 U.S.C. §§ 34-39
(Cable Landing License Act), Executive Order No. 10530, Exec. Ord. No. 10530 reprinted as amended in 3 U.S.C. §
301, and section 1.767 of the Commission's rules, 47 C.F.R. § 1.767, the following applications ARE GRANTED.
These grants of authority are taken under section 0.261 of the Commission's rules, 47 C.F.R. § 0.261. Petitions for
reconsideration under section 1.106 or applications for review under section 1.115 of the Commission's rules, 47 C.F.R.
§§ 1.106, 1.115, may be filed within 30 days of the date of this public notice.
These applications have been coordinated with the Department of State and other Executive Branch agencies pursuant to
section 1.767(b) of the Commission's rules, 47 C.F.R. §1.767(b), and consistent with procedures established with the
Department of State. See Review of Commission Consideration of Applications under the Cable Landing License Act,
IB Docket No. 00-106, Report and Order, 16 FCC Rcd 22167, 22192-93, paras. 51-52 (2001) (Submarine Cable
Landing License Report and Order); Streamlined Procedures for Executive Branch Review of Submarine Cable Landing
License Requests, State Department Media Note (Revised) (rel. Dec. 20, 2001) available at
This public notice serves as each cable landing licensee's Cable Landing License, or modification thereto, pursuant to the
Cable Landing License Act and sections 1.767 and 1.768 of the Commission's rules. Cable landing licensees should
review carefully the terms and conditions of their licenses. Failure to comply with these terms and conditions or
relevant Commission rules and policies could result in fines or forfeitures.
The Commission most recently amended its rules applicable to submarine cable landing licenses in Review of
Commission Consideration of Applications under the Cable Landing License Act, IB Docket No. 00-106, FCC 01-332,
16 FCC Rcd 22167 (2001), 67 Fed. Reg. 1615 (Jan. 14, 2002). An updated version of sections 1.767 and 1.768 of the
rules is available at http://www.fcc.gov/ib/pd/pf/telecomrules.html. See also
http://hraunfoss.fcc.gov/edocs_public/attachmatch/DA-02-598A1.pdf for a March 13, 2002 Public Notice;
http://hraunfoss.fcc.gov/edocs_public/attachmatch/FCC-01-332A1.pdf for the December 14, 2001 Report and Order.
Wavecom Solutions Corporation
Grant of Authority
Date of Action:
Application filed by Wavecom Solutions Corporation (Wavecom) and tw telecom of hawaii l.p. (tw telecom of Hawaii) jointly requesting that the
Commission modify the cable landing license granted in SCL-LIC-19950627-00024 (Old File No. SCL-95-003), amended by
SCL-MOD-20001025-00036, to add the pro forma condition in 47 C.F.R. Section 1.767(g)(7) as an amendment to para. 8(4) of the Cable
Landing License for the Hawaii Island Fiber Network, previously known as the GST Interisland Cable. See 11 FCC Rcd 3024 (Int'l Bur. 1996).
The submarine cable is now 50% owned by Wavecom and 50% owned by tw telecom of Hawaii.
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