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DA No.


Report No. SCL-00144

Monday September 9, 2013

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 See also for a March 13, 2002 Public Notice; for the December 14, 2001 Report and Order.
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Network i2i Limited
Grant of Authority
Date of Action:

Current Licensee:

Bharti Airtel Limited


Network i2i Limited


Bharti Airtel Limited
Notification filed July 29, 2013, of the pro forma assignment of the interest in the cable landing license for the Asia America Gateway System
(AAG), SCL-LIC-20070824-00015, held by Bharti Airtel Limited (Bharti Airtel) to Network i2i Limited (i2i), effective July 1, 2013. Bharti
Airtel holds a greater than 5% interest in AAG, a non-common carrier cable system linking Malaysia, Singapore, Thailand, Brunei Darussalam,
Vietnam, Hong Kong SAR, Philippines and the United States.
In an internal corporate reorganization, Bharti Airtel assigned its interests in AAG to its wholly-owned subsidiary, i2i.


Grant of Authority
Date of Action:

Current Licensee:

GT Landing II Corp.


GT Landing II Corp.


Notification filed August 9, 2013, of the pro forma assignment of the interests in cable landing licenses held by GT Landing II Corp. (GT
Landing II) to Global Crossing Telecommunications, Inc. (GCTI), effective December 31, 2012. The assignment was of the GT Landing II
interests in the following cable landing licenses: (1) Atlantic Crossing-1, SCL-LIC-19970506-00003, SCL-MOD-20020415-00033; (2)
Mid-Atlantic Crossing, SCL-LIC-19981030-00023, SCL-MOD-20020415-00035; (3) Pan American Crossing, SCL-LIC-19981103-00022,
SCL-MOD-20020415-00036; (4) South American Crossing, SCL-LIC-19980823-00015, SCL-MOD-20020415-00054; and (5) a half -interest in
Atlantic Crossing-2, SCL-LIC-19990913-00019, SCL-MOD-20020415-00026.
In an internal cooperate reorganization, GT Landing II was merged into GCTI, with GCTI being the surviving entity. Prior to the merger, both
GT Landing II and GCTI were wholly-owned indirect subsidiaries of Level 3 Communications, Inc.
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