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International Applications Streamlined Accepted PN 08/01/2013

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Released: August 2, 2013

PUBLIC NOTICE
FEDERAL COMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION
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Report No. TEL-01629S

Friday August 2, 2013

Streamlined International Applications Accepted For Filing

Section 214 Applications (47 C.F.R. 63.18); Section 310(B)(4) Requests

Unless otherwise specified, the following procedures apply to the applications listed below:
The international Section 214 applications listed below have been found, upon initial review, to be acceptable for filing
and 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 are for authority under Section 214 of the Communications Act, 47 U.S.C. 214, (a) to
transfer control of an authorized carrier or to assign a carrier's existing authorization; and/or (b) to become a
facilities-based international common carrier; and/or (c) to become a resale-based international common carrier.
Pursuant to Section 63.12 of the rules, these Section 214 applications will be granted 14 days after the date of this public
notice (see 47 C.F.R. 1.4 regarding computation of time), and the applicant may commence operations on the 15th day,
unless the Commission has informed the applicant in writing, within 14 days after the date of this public notice, that the
application, on further examination, has been deemed ineligible for streamlined processing.
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. 1.1206. An application can be removed
from streamlined processing only in the sound discretion of Commission staff. The filing of comments or a petition to
deny will not necessarily result in an application being deemed ineligible for streamlined processing.
The petitions for declaratory ruling listed below are for authority under Section 310(b)(4) of the Communications Act, 47
U.S.C. 310(b)(4), to exceed the 25 percent foreign ownership benchmark applicable to common carrier radio licensees.
The requested rulings will be granted 14 days after the date of this public notice, effective the next day, unless the
application is formally opposed or the Commission has informed the applicant in writing, within 14 days of the date of
this public notice, that the application, on further examination, has been deemed ineligible for streamlined processing.
For this purpose, a formal opposition shall be sufficient only if it is received by the Commission and by the applicant
within 14 days of the date of this public notice and its caption and text make it unmistakably clear that it is intended to be
a formal opposition.
Copies of all applications listed here are available for public inspection in the FCC Office of Public Affairs 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 fcc504@fcc.gov 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.
We request that comments on any of these applications refer to the application file number shown below.

ITC-214-20130628-00179

E
ForumTel LLC
International Telecommunications Certificate

Service(s):

Global or Limited Global Resale Service
Application for authority to provide resale service in accordance with section 63.18(e)(2) of the Commission's rules, 47 C.F.R. 63.18(e)(2).
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ITC-214-20130709-00182

E
LONG LINES WIRELESS LLC
International Telecommunications Certificate

Service(s):

Global or Limited Global Resale Service
Application for authority to provide resale service in accordance with section 63.18(e)(2) of the Commission's rules, 47 C.F.R. 63.18(e)(2).

ITC-214-20130715-00194

E
Flex Networks, LLC
International Telecommunications Certificate

Service(s):

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).

ITC-214-20130716-00197

E
Hannah Mercy Inc.
International Telecommunications Certificate

Service(s):

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).

ITC-214-20130716-00198

E
Birch Communications of Kentucky, LLC
International Telecommunications Certificate

Service(s):

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).

ITC-214-20130718-00195

E
Viettel America Corporation
International Telecommunications Certificate

Service(s):

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).
Applicant agrees to be classified as a dominant international carrier on the US - Haiti and US - Vietnam routes under 63.10 of the
Commission's Rules.

ITC-214-20130731-00203

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DBTel Communications LLC
International Telecommunications Certificate

Service(s):

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).

ITC-ASG-20130718-00190

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Stahlstown Ldco, Inc.
Assignment

Current Licensee:

South Canaan Telephone Company

FROM:

South Canaan Telephone Company

TO:

Stahlstown Ldco, Inc.
Application filed for consent to the assignment of international section 214 authorization, ITC-214-20010719-00386, from South Canaan
Telephone Company (SCTC) to Stahlstown Ldco, Inc. (SLDI), a wholly owned subsidiary of Laurel Highland Total Communications, Inc.
(LHTOC). South Canaan Long Distance Company (SCLD), a wholly-owned subsidiary of SCTC, provides long distance services under SCTC's
international section 214 authorization, ITC-214-20010719-00386, pursuant to section 63.21(h) of the Commission's rules, 47 C.F.R. 63.21(h).
Pursuant to the terms of an agreement executed between the parties, LHTOC will first purchase from SCTC and SCLD their customers and all
assets related to the provision of international long distance services, including international section 214 authorization,
ITC-214-20010719-00386, and will then direct those assets to SLDI. Upon closing, SCTC and SCLD will cease their operations. SLDI will then
change its name to South Canaan Long Distance Company.
No shareholder owns 10 or greater equity ownership interests in LHTOC. Operational control of LHTOC rests with its Board of directors and its
President and Chief Executive Officer.
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ITC-T/C-20130719-00191

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Telcom Supply Inc.
Transfer of Control

Current Licensee:

Telcom Supply Inc.

FROM:

Livingston Telephone Company

TO:

USConnect Holdings, Inc.
Application filed for consent to the transfer of control of international section 214 authorization, ITC-214-20001026-00630, held by Telcom
Supply, Inc. (TSI), a wholly-owned subsidiary of Livingston Telephone Company (LTC), to USConnect Holdings, Inc. (USConnect). Pursuant
to the terms of an Agreement and Plan of Merger executed between the parties, USConnect Acquisitions I, Inc., a recently formed wholly-owned
subsidiary of USConnect, will merge with and into LTC, with LTC emerging as the surviving entity. Upon closing, LTC and TSI will operate as
wholly-owned direct and indirect subsidiaries of USConnect respectively.
Upon consummation, the following entities will each own 19.2857% of the preferred stock of USConnect and have a 17.357% voting interest in
USConnect: Brazoria Telephone Company, Dickey Rural Telephone Cooperative, Inc., FTC Management Group, Inc., Golden West
Telecommunications Cooperative, Inc., and Horry Telephone Cooperative, Inc. In addition, brothers, Leo Staurulakis and Manny Staurulakis,
both U.S. citizens, each own one-third of the common stock of USConnect, and jointly own MLStar, LLC, which will own 3.6% of the preferred
stock of USConnect. No other individual or entity will hold a ten percent or greater direct or indirect equity or voting interest in USConnect.
REMINDERS:
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.
A current version of Section 63.09-.24 of the rules, and other related sections, is available at
https://www.fcc.gov/ib/pd/pf/telecomrules.html.
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