Section 214 Authorizations Granted
Federal Communications Commission
News Media Information 202 / 418-0500445 12th St., S.W.
Washington, D.C. 20554
March 26, 2012
NOTICE OF DOMESTIC SECTION 214 AUTHORIZATIONS GRANTED
WC Docket Nos. 12-33 & 12-44The Wireline Competition Bureau (Bureau) has granted the applications listed in this notice
pursuant to the Commission’s streamlined procedures for domestic section 214 transfer of control
applications, 47 C.F.R. § 63.03. The Bureau has determined that grant of these applications serves the
public interest.1 For purposes of computation of time when filing a petition for reconsideration or
application for review, or for judicial review of the Commission’s decision, the date of “public notice”
shall be the release date of this notice.2
Domestic Section 214 Application Filed for the Acquisition of Assets of Astro Tel, Inc.
by Birch Communications, Inc., WC Docket No. 12-33, Public Notice, DA 12-275 (rel.
Feb. 24, 2012).
Effective Grant Date: March 26, 2012Domestic Section 214 Application Filed for the Acquisition of Assets of Creative
Interconnect Communications, LLC by Utility Telephone, Inc., WC Docket No. 12-44,
Public Notice, DA 12-269 (rel. Feb. 23, 2012).
Effective Grant Date: March 25, 2012For further information, please contact Tracey Wilson at (202) 418-1394, Competition Policy
Division, Wireline Competition Bureau.
1 Implementation of Further Streamlining Measures for Domestic Section 214 Authorizations, CC Docket No. 01-
150, Report and Order, 17 FCC Rcd 5517, 5529, para. 22 (2002).
2 Id.; see 47 C.F.R. § 1.4 (Computation of time).
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