Pending Submarine Cable Applications

Name of Cable

Applicant &
IBFS File No.

Location

Accepted for Filing PN

TERRA-Aleutian Cable

GCI Communication Corp.

SCL-LIC-20171031-00024

Application for a license to land and operate in the United States a non-common carrier fiber-optic submarine cable system connecting five communities in Southwest Alaska and the Aleutian Islands: Akutan, Dutch Harbor, False Pass, Levelock, and Port Heiden.

12/7/17

Report No. SCL-00206S

PLCN Cable

GU Holdings Inc.

SCL-LIC-20170421-00012

SCL-AMD-20171227-00025

Application for a license to land and operate a non-common carrier fiber-optic submarine cable between the continental United States, Hong Kong, Taiwan, and the Philippines.

11/1/17

Report No. SCL-00204S

1/22/18

Report No. SCL-00208S

Granted Applications (Since 2016)

Name of Cable

Applicant &
IBFS File No.

Location

Grant Public Notice

Hawaiki Submarine Cable

Hawaiki Submarine Cable USA LLC

SCL-LIC-20160906-00019

Application for a license to land and operate a non-common carrier fiber-optic submarine cable between the continental United States, Australia, New Zealand, Hawaii, and American Samoa.

12/20/17

Grant PN: 12/21/17
Report No. SCL-00207

BRUSA Cable

Telefonica International Wholesale Services USA, Inc.
SCL-LIC-20160330-00011

Application for a license to land and operate a non-common carrier fiber-optic submarine cable network connecting Virginia Beach, Virginia; San Juan, Puerto Rico; and Fortaleza and Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

8/4/17
Grant PN : 8/11/17
Report No SCL-00202

MAREA Cable

Edge Cable Holdings USA, LLC

SCL-LIC-20160525-00012

Application for a license to land and operate a non-common carrier fiber-optic submarine cable network connecting Virginia Beach, Virginia with Bilbao, Spain.

5/2/17

Grant PN: 05/4/17
Report No. SCL-00200

 

Quintillion Cable

Quintillion Subsea Operations, LLC

SCL-LIC-20160325-00009

Application for a license to construct, land and operate a non-common carrier fiber-optic submarine cable network, wholly within the United States, extending between Nome, Alaska and Prudhoe Bay, Alaska.

3/27/17

Grant PN: 4/3/17
Report No. SCL-00181NS

Atisa Cable

DOCOMO Pacific, Inc.

SCL-LIC-20160314-00008

Application for a license to construct, land and operate within the United States, a non-common carrier fiber-optic submarine cable system connecting Guam with Saipan, Rota, and Tinian in the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands (CNMI).

02/17/17

Grant PN: 02/23/17
Report No. SCL-00196

Southeast Asia-US Cable

GTI Corporation

SCL-LIC-20150626-00016

Application for a license to land and operate a non-common carrier fiber-optic submarine cable network connecting the continental United States, Indonesia, the Philippines, Guam, and Hawaii.

01/12/17

Grant PN: 01/13/17
Report No. SCL-00194

New Cross-Pacific Cable

Microsoft Infrastructure Group, LLC

SCL-LIC-20151104-00029

Application for a license to land and operate a non-common carrier fiber-optic submarine cable network connecting the continental United States, China, Japan, the Republic of Korea, and Taiwan.

01/12/17

Grant PN: 01/13/17
Report No. SCL-00193

Monet Cable System

GU Holdings Inc.

SCL-LIC-20150408-00008

Application for a license to operate a non-common carrier fiber-optic submarine telecommunications cable extending between the continental United States and Brazil.

12/09/16

Grant PN: 12/15/16
Report No. SCL-00192

Seabras-1 Cable

Seabras 1 USA, LLC

SCL-LIC-20160115-00002

Application for a license to land and operate a non-common carrier fiber-optic submarine cable network connecting the continental United States and Brazil.

11/10/16

Grant PN: 11/18/16
Report No. SCL-00190

FASTER Cable

GU Holdings Inc.

SCL-LIC-20150626-00015

Application for a license to land and operate a non-common carrier fiber-optic submarine cable, the FASTER Cable System, extending between the continental United States, Japan, and Taiwan.

5/31/16

Grant PN: 6/2/16
Report No. SCL-00183

Last Updated: August 2017

For additional information on submarine cable applications and related Commission actions, please visit International Bureau Electronic Filing System (MYIBFS). To view the status or other information regarding a specific applicant or licensee, you can enter the file number in the search bar (“Quick Search”) and select the “File Number” option.

For information and instructions on filing an application, please visit the FCC’s website at Applying for Submarine Cable Landing Licenses and Other Relevant Information.

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