Federal Communications Commission
Highly Confidential Information and DocumentsAs specified in paragraphs 2 and 3 of the Second Protective Order, only information and
documents set forth in this Appendix and that otherwise meet the definition of Highly Confidential
Information or Highly Confidential Documents may be designated as Highly Confidential. This
Appendix will be updated as necessary.
1. Information that details the terms and conditions of or strategy related to a Submitting Party’s
most sensitive contracts (e.g., marketing, service or product agreements, nondisclosure
agreements relating to potential mergers and acquisitions, and comparably sensitive
2. Information that discusses specific steps that will be taken to integrate companies or
discussions of specific detail or disaggregated quantification of merger integration benefits or
efficiencies (including costs, benefits, timeline, and risks of the integration).
3. Information that discusses in detail current or future plans to compete for a customer or
specific groups or types of customers (e.g., business or wholesale customers), including
future procurement strategies, pricing strategies, product strategies, advertising or marketing
strategies, future business plans, technology implementation or deployment plans and
strategies (e.g., engineering capacity planning documents), plans for handling acquired
customers, and human resources and staffing strategies.
4. Information that provides granular information about a Submitting Party’s current or future
costs, revenues, marginal revenues, subscribers or market share.
5. Detailed information describing or illustrating how a Submitting Party analyzes its
competitors, including sources and methods used in these analyses, any limits on use of these
analyses or data, and how such analyses or data are used.
6. Information that provides numbers of customers and revenues broken down by customer type
(e.g., business) and market area (e.g., CMA/MSA/RSA, DMA, state, regional cluster) or zip
7. Information that discloses the identity or characteristics (including identifying information
about specific customer facilities) of specific customers (including their levels of demand) or
of those a company is targeting or with whom a company is negotiating.
8. Information that discusses in detail the number or anticipated changes in the number of
customers or amount of traffic, including churn rate data, broken down by zip code or market
and detailed information about why customers discontinue service.
9. Information that provides detailed or granular engineering capacity information or
information about specific facilities, including collocation sites, cell sites, or maps of network
10. Information that provides detailed technical performance data and test results.
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