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FCC Docket

This page provides information on applications to the FCC related to the proposed merger of Global Crossing Ltd. and Citizens Communications Company.

Copies of the applications and any subsequently filed documents in this matter may be obtained for a fee from FCC's duplicating contractor Qualex International or may be viewed and/or copied at the FCC Reference Center. Section 309 applications are available for viewing online via the Universal Licensing System (ULS).

Timeline

Day 180 - March 16, 2001

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Record Documents

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

4/16/01
FCC Approves the transfer of control applications filed by Global Crossing Ltd. and Citizens Communications Company: Memorandum Opinion and Order (DA 01-961)  [ Text ]

3/9/01
Notice of Ex Parte Presentation filed by Global Crossing Ltd.

2/12/01
Response to question regarding potential service area overlaps filed by Global Crossing Ltd.

1/30/01
Response to question regarding potential service area overlaps filed by Global Crossing Ltd.

12/14/00
Declaration of Christopher J. Hanifin filed by Choice One Communications of New York, Inc.

12/11/00
Stock Purchase Agreement filed by Global Crossing Ltd. [ Letter | Stock Purchase Agreement - Part 1 | Stock Purchase Agreement - Part 2 | Sellers Disclosure Schedule ]

12/14/00
Joint Consolidated Opposition to Petitions to Deny and Reply to Comments filed by Citizens Communications Company and Global Crossing Ltd.

11/20/00
Comments filed by The Public Utility Law Project

Petition to Impose Conditions filed by Communications Workers of America

11/17/00
Petition of Choice One Communications of New York, Inc. to Deny and Defer the Transfer of Control Applicaitons of Global Crossing and Citizens Communications Company filed by Choice One Communications of New York, Inc.

10/19/00
Global Crossing Ltd. Seeks FCC Consent For Transfer of Control of Frontier to Citizens Communications Company

09/06/00
Wireless Tellecommunications Bureau Assignment of Authorization and Transfer of Control Applications Accepted for Filing

Applications

10/10/00
Application of Global Crossing Ltd. and Citizens Communications Company for Transfer of Control Pursuant to Section 214 of the Communications Act of 1934, as amended (Domestic 214 Application), File Number CCBPol No. 00-1.

09/28/00
Application for Consent to Transfer Control of Frontier Cable of Wisconsin, Inc., to Citizens Communications Company (CARS Application), File Number 20001005AD-09.

08/28/00
Application of Global Crossing Ltd. and Citizens Communications Company for Transfer of Control Pursuant to Section 214 of the Communications Act of 1934, as amended (International 214 Application), File Number ITC-T/C-20000828-00530.

Applications of Global Crossing Ltd. and Citizens Communications Company for Transfer of Control Pursuant to Section 309 of the Communications Act of 1934, as amended.

Public Interest Statement

Description of Transaction

Background

Global Crossing Ltd. ("Global Crossing") and Citizens Communications Company ("Citizens") have filed applications pursuant to Section 214 of the Communications Act of 1934, as amended, 47 U.S.C. ァ 214, requesting Commission approval to transfer control of international and domestic authorizations held by indirect, wholly-owned subsidiaries of Global Crossing (collectively, "Frontier") to Citizens. The parties have also filed an application for Commission consent to transfer control to Citizens of a cable television relay service (CARS) authorization held by Frontier Cable of Wisconsin, Inc. The requested transfers of control are part of a stock purchase transaction in which Global Crossing will sell Frontier's incumbent local exchange carriers ("LECs") and various wireless licenses that support the incumbent LEC operations to Citizens.

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Contacts: 
Johanna Mikes
Common Carrier Bureau
(202) 418-1535
Justin Connor
International Bureau
(202) 418-1476
Elizabeth Williams
Wireless Telecommunications Bureau
(202) 418-1343