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Team Telecom Formalized into New Committee

‘Team Telecom’ Formalized into New Committee; Increased Scrutiny of Chinese Involvement in US Telecommunications Services Continues By White & Case April 15, 2020 On April 4, 2020, President Trump issued an Executive Order (EO) establishing the ‘Committee for the Assessment of Foreign Participation in the United States Telecommunications Services Sector’ (the Committee). The Committee replaces [...]

2020-04-16T12:00:16-04:00April 16th, 2020|Categories: State of the Industry|Tags: , , , , , , |

Google Approved to Use US-Taiwan Portion of PLCN

Google Set to Use US-Taiwan Undersea Cable By Chris Chang, Taiwan News April 9, 2020 TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The U.S. Federal Communications Commission (FCC) approved Google's plan to use a U.S.-Taiwan undersea telecommunications cable on Wednesday (April 9), but banned the section between the U.S. and Hong Kong. U.S. authorities allowed Google to operate [...]

2020-04-09T10:58:00-04:00April 9th, 2020|Categories: Future Systems|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Attorney General Will Chair Committee to Review Foreign Participation in the U.S. Telecommunications Sector

Attorney General Will Chair Committee to Review Foreign Participation in the U.S. Telecommunications Sector United States Department of Justice Press Release April 7, 2020 Executive Order Formally Establishes Committee to Review Applications for FCC Licenses for National Security and Law Enforcement Concerns On Saturday, the President by Executive Order formally established an interagency committee to [...]

CFIUS Approves TPG, Vodafone Merger

TPG Receives Tick From US for Vodafone Australia Merger By Chris Duckett, ZDNet March 26, 2020 A month after the Federal Court of Australia approved the merger of TPG and Vodafone Hutchison, the transaction has received the tick of approval from US regulators. US approval was needed as one of TPG's subsea cables passes through [...]

2020-03-26T11:21:47-04:00March 26th, 2020|Categories: General|Tags: , , , , , , , |

FCC Amends Outage Reporting Requirements

FCC Amends Certain Aspects of Submarine Cable Outage Reporting Requirements By Womble Bond Dickinson, Lexology December 30, 2019 The Federal Communication Commission (FCC or Commission) has issued an Order on Reconsideration (Order) that reexamined and amended certain aspects of the submarine cable outage reporting requirements, outlined in the Submarine Cable Outage Reporting Order. The Commission [...]

2020-01-06T09:55:27-05:00January 6th, 2020|Categories: State of the Industry|Tags: , , , , |

FCC Statement Hints At Possible Team Telecom Reform

FCC Commissioner O’Rielly Statement Hints at Possible Long-Awaited Movement on Team Telecom Review Process Reform By Chip Yorkgitis, Steve Augustino and Denise Smith, CommLaw Monitor April 19, 2018 In 2016, the Federal Communications Commission (“FCC” or “Commission”) initiated a rulemaking proceeding proposing changes to the process of reviewing certain Section 214 and submarine cable landing [...]

Quarterly FCC International Reports Due June 30, 2017

By Lexology June 6, 2017 Please be reminded of the upcoming due dates for the Reports listed below: FCC Quarterly Section 63.10(c)(2) International Traffic and Revenue Report All carriers authorized to provide international communications service and classified as dominant must file a quarterly report detailing traffic and revenue data for the services and routes on [...]

2017-06-09T14:54:02-04:00June 9th, 2017|Categories: State of the Industry|Tags: |