Docket Number: 
IB Docket 04-235

Comsat Seeks Consent to Assign Licenses and Authorizations to Intelsat.
Intelsat LLC and Intelsat MTC LLC seek authority to acquire certain assets from the COMSAT General Businesses pursuant to an Asset Purchase Agreement entered into by the Applicants on May 11, 2004. Under the proposed assignment, Intelsat LLC will purchase a private land mobile radio license, a geostationary satellite space station license, and six satellite earth station licenses. Intelsat MTC LLC will purchase authorizations and licenses for earth stations and an international section 214 authorization.

Interested parties must file petitions to deny no later than July 26, 2004. Oppositions to such pleadings must be filed no later than August 5, 2004. Replies to such pleadings must be filed no later than August 10, 2004. All filings concerning matters referenced in this Public Notice should refer to IB Docket No. 04-235, as well as the specific file numbers of the individual applications or other matters to which the filings pertain. Copies of the applications and any subsequently-filed documents in this matter may also be obtained from Best Copy and Printing, Inc., in person at 445 12th Street, S.W., Room CY-B402, Washington, D.C. 20554, via telephone at 202-488-5300, via facsimile at (202) 488-5563, via e-mail at fcc@bcpiweb.com, and electronically through the Commission’s Electronic Comment Filing System. The applications and any associated documents are also available for public inspection and copying during normal reference room hours at the FCC Reference Center.

Timeline

Day 124 - October 27, 2004

Public Comment PeriodPublic Comment PeriodPublic Comment PeriodPublic Comment PeriodPublic Comment PeriodPublic Comment PeriodOppositionsOppositionsOppositionsRepliesReplies

Public Notices

10/27/04
Commission Grants Applications to Transfer Control of Licenses and Authorizations.
Public Notice:
Word | Acrobat
Appendix B

6/25/04
Comsat Seeks Consent to Assign Licenses and Authorizations to Intelsat.
Word | Acrobat

Record Documents

Below is a list of record documents in reverse chronological order.

10/07/04
Request to Withdraw Petition to Defer filed by Defense Information Systems Agency

10/07/04
Petition to Adopt Conditions filed by the U.S. Department of Justice and the U.S. Department of Homeland Security.
[ 1 | 2 | 3 | 4 ]

9/14/04
Petition to Defer filed by Defense Information Systems Agency

8/10/04
Petition to Defer filed by DOJ, FBI, Dept. of Homeland Security.
[ 1 | 2 | 3 | 4 ]

Applications

Background

COMSAT General Corporation (“COMSAT General”), Lockheed Martin Global Telecommunications, LLC (“LMGT”), and COMSAT New Services, Inc. (“CNSI”) (collectively, “COMSAT General Businesses” or “Assignors”) and Intelsat LLC and Intelsat MTC LLC (together, “Assignees,” and collectively with COMSAT General Business, the “Applicants”) have filed a series of applications pursuant to sections 214, 308, and 310(d) of the Communications Act of 1934, as amended (the “Act”)1 and a petition for declaratory ruling under section 310(b)(4) of the Act.2 In the applications, the Applicants seek Commission approval for assignment of various licenses and authorizations from the COMSAT General Businesses to Intelsat LLC and Intelsat MTC LLC, which result from an Asset Purchase Agreement entered into by and among the Applicants. These applications pertain to special temporary authority and licenses for earth stations, a geostationary satellite space station, a private land mobile radio license, and an international section 214 authorization. Intelsat LLC and Intelsat MTC LLC also request a declaratory ruling that their indirect foreign investment is consistent with the public interest.

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Commission Grants Applications to Transfer Control of Licenses and Authorizations.
Public Notice: Word | Acrobat
Appendix B

Contacts: 
JoAnn Lucanik
Satellite Division, International Bureau
(202) 418-0719
David Krech
Policy Division, International Bureau
(202) 418-1460
General Information: 

This page contains an indexed unofficial listing of and electronic links to most materials in this docket. The applications and any associated documents are also available for public inspection and copying during normal reference room hours at the FCC Reference Center. Copies of the applications and any subsequently-filed documents in this matter also may be obtained through the Commission's Electronic Comment Filing System. 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).