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Submarine Cable Non-Streamlined Accepted PN 10/03/2011

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Released: October 4, 2011

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Report No. SCL-00124NS

Tuesday October 4, 2011

Non-Streamlined Submarine Cable Landing License Applications

Accepted For Filing

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 1.767 of the Commission's rules, 47 C.F.R.
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.
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 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.


Application for consent to modify the cable landing licenses for the Americas II cable, SCL-LIC-19980429-00019 (Old File No. SCL-98-003),
the Maya-1 cable, SCL-LIC-19990325-00006, and the Pan American cable, SCL-LIC-19970421-00002 (Old File No. SCL-97-001), to remove
Tricom USA, Inc. as a licensee pursuant to section 1.767(m)(2) of the Commission's rules, 47 C.F.R. 1.767(m)(2). Tricom USA states that it
does not own a cable landing station on any of the three cables and that its interests in each of the cables is below the 5% threshold for the
requirement to be a licensee under the Commission's rules. See 47 C.F.R. 1.767(h). It states that it owns 0.10% of Maya I; 0.17% of Pan
American and 1.43% West, 0.28% North and 0.01% South of Americas II.
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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 1.767 of the rules, and other related sections, is available at
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