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FCC Grants Landing License for Jupiter Cable System

The U.S. Federal Communications Commission (FCC) has granted a cable landing license for the Jupiter non-common carrier fiber-optic submarine cable system.

US Recommends Revoking China Telecom’s Int’l Authorization

The U.S. National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA) has filed on behalf of the Executive Branch of the United States Government a recommendation that the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) terminate and revoke the Section 214 international authorizations of China Telecom (Americas) Corporation (China Telecom) to provide international voice traffic between the United States and foreign countries.

Team Telecom Recommends against PLCN’s US Connection

Team Telecom recommended to the Federal Communications Commission (FCC), based on national security concerns, that the FCC partially deny the Pacific Light Cable Network (PLCN) subsea cable system application, to the extent it seeks a direct connection between the United States and Hong Kong.

Department of Justice Clears Google’s Application for PLCN

On April 8, the Department of Justice filed a petition with the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) concerning Google LLC’s application to operate a subsea cable.

VHA Merger with TPG Telecom Receives FIRB Approval

Vodafone Hutchison Australia (VHA) is pleased to have received Foreign Investment Review Board (FIRB) approval to allow its merger with TPG Telecom Limited (TPG) to proceed.

FCC Receives Application for Transfer of PPC-1 License

The U.S. Federal Communications Commission (FCC) has received an application for consent to transfer control of the cable landing license for the PPC-1 cable system, held by PPC 1 Limited and PPC 1 (US) Inc., from TPG Telecom Limited (TPG Telecom) to Vodafone Hutchison Australia Pty Limited d/b/a Vodafone Australia (VHA).

Bermuda Regulatory Authority Proposes New License

Regulatory Authority (RA) of Bermuda has proposed to approve a new form of Communications Operating Licence (COL), for convenience referenced as a “SubCOL.”

FCC Grants Dunant License

The U.S. Federal Communications Commission (FCC) has granted an application filed by GU Holdings Inc. (GU Holdings) for a license to construct, land, and operate a non-common carrier fiber-optic submarine cable system, the Dunant cable, connecting Virginia Beach, Virginia and Saint-Hilaire-de-Riez, France.

FCC Looks at Chinese Carriers Providing Telecom in US

The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) issued Orders to Show Cause against four companies that are ultimately subject to the ownership and control of the Chinese government: China Telecom Americas, China Unicom Americas, Pacific Networks, and ComNet.

FCC Receives Application to Modify Americas-II License

The U.S. Federal Communications Commission (FCC) has received as application to remove AT&T Mobility Puerto Rico Inc. (AMPR) as a licensee of the Americas-II submarine cable system. 

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