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Report No. TEL-01579NS
Tuesday September 25, 2012
Non Streamlined International Applications/Petitions Accepted For Filing
Section 214 Applications (47 C.F.R. § 63.18); Authorize Switched Services over Private Lines (47 C.F.R. § 63.16)
and Section 310(b)(4)
Unless otherwise specified, the following procedures apply to the applications listed below:
The applications listed below have been found, upon initial review, to be acceptable for filing. These applications are
not subject to the streamlined processing procedures set forth in Section 63.12 of the Commission’s rules, 47 C.F.R. §
63.12. These applications shall not be deemed granted until the Commission affirmatively acts upon the application,
either by public notice or by written order. Operation for which authorization is sought may not commence except in
accordance with any terms or conditions imposed by the Commission.
Unless otherwise specified, interested parties may file comments with respect to these applications within 28 days of the
date of this public notice. We request that such comments refer to the application file number shown below. No
application listed below shall be granted by the Commission earlier than the day after the date specified in this public
notice for the filing of comments.
Unless otherwise specified, ex parte communications between outside parties and Commission staff concerning these
applications are permitted subject to the Commission’s rules for “permit-but-disclose proceedings.” See 47 C.F.R. §
Copies of all applications listed here are available for public inspection in the FCC Reference and Information Center,
located in room CY-A257 at the Portals 2 building, 445 12th Street SW, Washington DC 20554. The center can be
contacted at (202) 418-0270. People with Disabilities: To request materials in accessible formats for people with
disabilities (braille, large print, electronic files, audio format), send an e-mail to email@example.com
or call the Consumer
& Governmental Affairs Bureau at 202-418-0530 (voice), 202-418-0432 (tty). All applications listed are subject to
further consideration and review, and may be returned and/or dismissed if not found to be in accordance with the
Commission’s rules, regulations, and other requirements.
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Puerto Rico Telephone Company, Inc.
Petition for Declaratory Ruling
Puerto Rico Telephone Company, Inc. (PRTC or "Petitioner") requests that the Commission issue a declaratory ruling under section 310(b)(4) of
the Communications Act of 1934, as amended, 47 U.S.C. § 310(b)(4), that increased indirect foreign ownership of PRTC by certain foreign
individuals previously approved by the Commission is in the public interest.
Specifically, PRTC seeks approval for Mr. Carlos Slim Helu and certain members of his family to increase their equity interest in América Móvil
S.A.B. de C.V. (América Móvil), PRTC's ultimate parent, up to 49.99 percent. PRTC seeks no other modifications to its previously granted
section 310(b)(4) ruling, which approved the Slim family's then current 40.18 percent equity interest in América Móvil (citing International
Authorizations Granted, Report No. TEL-01481, DA No. 11-259, File Nos. ISP-PDR-20080103-00009, ISP-AMD-20100722-00016,
ISP-PDR-20080909-00018, ISP-AMD-20100722-00017, 26 FCC Rcd 1359 (IB 2011); Verizon Communications, Inc., Transferor, and América
Móvil, S.A. de C.V., Transferee, Application for Authority to Transfer Control of Telecomunicaciones de Puerto Rico, Inc. (TELPRI), WT
Docket No. 06-113, Memorandum Opinion and Order and Declaratory Ruling, 22 FCC Rcd 6195 (2007). Petitioner states that, as of July 31,
2012 and based on the most recent publicly available information, the Slim family holds 42.9 percent of the equity and 65.6 percent of the voting
stock of América Móvil.
PRTC is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Telecomunicaciones de Puerto Rico, Inc. (TELPRI), a corporation organized under the laws of the
Commonwealth of Puerto Rico. TELPRI is wholly owned by Tenedora Telpri, S.A. de C.V. (Tenedora), a Mexican corporation. Tenedora in turn
is wholly owned and controlled (99.99%) by Radiomóvil Dipsa, S.A. de C.V. (Telcel), also a Mexican company. Telcel is wholly owned and
controlled (99.99%) by Sercotel, S.A. de C.V. (Sercotel), which in turn is wholly owned and controlled (99.99%) by América Móvil S.A.B. de
C.V. (América Móvil). Both Sercotel and América Móvil are corporations organized under the laws of Mexico. Mr. Slim and the Slim family
members are all citizens of Mexico, which is a World Trade Organization Member country.
Petitioner asserts that, pursuant to section 310(b)(4) and the rules and policies established in the Foreign Participation Order, 12 FCC Rcd 23891
(1997), Order on Reconsideration, 15 FCC Rcd 18158 (2000), the public interest would be served by grant of the petition to allow the Slim family
to hold up to a 49.99 percent equity interest in América Móvil.
Interested parties may file comments on or before October 16, 2012 and reply comments on or before October 23, 2012.
International Telecommunications Certificate
Global or Limited Global Facilities-Based Service, Global or Limited Global Resale Service
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).
Applicants must certify that neither the applicant nor any party to the application is subject to a denial of federal benefits
by federal and/or state courts under authority granted in 21 U.S.C. § 862. See 47 C.F.R. §§ 1.2001–.2003.
An updated version of Section 63.09-.25 of the rules, and other related sections, is available athttp://www.fcc.gov/ib/pd/pf/telecomrules.html
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