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The International Bureau of the U.S. Federal Communications Commission (FCC) has issued a statement to remind cable landing licensees and common carriers that data as of December 31, 2019 for the annual Circuit Capacity Reports are due no later than March 31, 2020.

Google Files with FCC to Modify Curie License

An application has been filed with the U.S. Federal Communications Commission (FCC) for authority to modify the cable landing license for the Curie submarine cable system held by GU Holdings Inc. to include a new landing point in Panama City, Panama.

GCX Files to Modify FA-1 Landing License

The U.S. Federal Communications Commission (FCC) has received an application filed for consent to the assignment of the cable landing license for the FLAG Atlantic-1 system, SCL-LIC-19990301-00005 and SCL-MOD-20040211-00006, from Reliance Globalcom Limited, Debtor-in-Possession (RGL DIP) to GCX OpCo.

FCC Filing on Ownership Change to Americas I

The U.S. Federal Communications Commission (FCC) has received an application for consent to the assignment of the interest in the cable landing license for the Americas I cable system, held by Sprint Communications Company L.P., to Atlantic Teleconnection Operating Company Limited (ATOC).

FCC Advances Process for Investment in PR, USVI

The U.S. Federal Communications Commission’s (FCC’s) Wireline Competition Bureau has established the procedures for its investment of up to $691.2 million over the next ten years to support the deployment of advanced, hardened broadband and voice networks to all locations in the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands (USVI).

FCC Releases Revised Filing Manual for Capacity Reports

The U.S. Federal Communications Commission (FCC) has releases a revised filing manual for filing the section 43.82 Circuit Capacity Reports, which consist of cable operator reports (Cable Operator Report) and cable capacity holder reports (Capacity Holder Report).

FCC Asked to Allow Activation of PLCN minus Hong Kong

GU Holdings Inc. and Edge Cable Holdings USA, LLC have requested Special Temporary Authority (STA) to begin commercial operation of limited portions of the Pacific Light Cable Network (PLCN) prior to the U.S. Federal Communications Commission’s (FCC’s) grant of the pending application for a license to construct, land, and operate the entire PLCN system.

FCC Proposes Improved Outage Reporting for Submarine Cables

In the Submarine Cable Outage Reporting Order, the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) mandated reporting obligations for certain disruptions of submarine cable communications.

Telxius Files with FCC to Modify SAm-1 License

An application has been filed with the U.S. Federal Communications Commission (FCC) by Telxius Cable USA, Inc., Telxius Cable Puerto Rico, Inc., and Telxius Cable America, S.A. for authority to modify the cable landing license for the South America-1 submarine cable system (SAm-1 cable), to authorize segments of the SAm-1 cable connecting Punta Carnero, Ecuador, and Mancora, Peru (SAM-1 Ecuador and Peru Spurs).

Landing License Application Filed for HK-G

The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) has received an application filed by RTI Solutions, Inc., RTI HK-G Pte. Ltd., RTI Connectivity Pte. Ltd. and GU Holdings, Inc. for a license to land and operate within the United States a non-common carrier fiber-optic submarine cable network connecting Hong Kong and Guam, the Hong Kong-Guam cable system (HK-G cable).

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