The International Bureau administers international telecommunications and satellite programs and policies, including licensing and regulatory functions. The bureau also promotes pro-competitive policies abroad, coordinates global spectrum activities and advocates U.S. interests in international communications and competition.

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Submarine Cable Landing Licenses

July 13, 2016
*/ Background The Commission issues licenses to own and operate submarine cables and associated cable landing stations located in the United States...

Common Defects

April 18, 2016
This resource page provides information on the most common defects found in earth station application filings and guidance for filers on ways to...