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Federal Communications Commission
45 L Street NE
Washington, DC 20554

Vol. 40 No. 940
News media information 202 / 418-0500
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October 15, 2021


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THE FOLLOWING ITEMS ARE DATED AND RELEASED TODAY:

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Report No: PN-1-211015-01. Released: 2021-10-15. APPLICATIONS. MB. DOC-376588A1.pdf DOC-376588A1.txt

Report No: PN-3-211015-01. Released: 2021-10-15. PLEADINGS. MB. DOC-376590A1.pdf DOC-376590A1.txt

Report No: SAT-01586. Released: 2021-10-15. SATELLITE POLICY BRANCH INFORMATION. (DA No. 21-1293). Actions Taken. IB. Contact: (202) 418-0719, TTY: 1-888-835-5322. DA-21-1293A1.pdf DA-21-1293A1.txt

Report No: NCD-3208. Released: 2021-10-15. WIRELINE COMPETITION BUREAU NETWORK CHANGE NOTIFICATION FILED BY VERIZON PENNSYLVANIA LLC. (Dkt No 21-394). WCB. Contact: Rodney McDonald at (202) 418-7513, email: Rodney.McDonald@fcc.gov or Carmell Weathers at (202) 418-2325, email: Carmell.Weathers@fcc.gov. DOC-376584A1.docx DOC-376584A1.pdf DOC-376584A1.txt

Report No: NCD-3209. Released: 2021-10-15. WIRELINE COMPETITION BUREAU NETWORK CHANGE NOTIFICATION FILED BY VERIZON NEW JERSEY LLC. (Dkt No 21-395). WCB. Contact: Rodney McDonald at (202) 418-7513, email: Rodney.McDonald@fcc.gov or Carmell Weathers at (202) 418-2325, email: Carmell.Weathers@fcc.gov. DOC-376585A1.docx DOC-376585A1.pdf DOC-376585A1.txt

Report No: NCD-3210. Released: 2021-10-15. WIRELINE COMPETITION BUREAU NETWORK CHANGE NOTIFICATION FILED BY VERIZON NEW ENGLAND INC. (Dkt No 21-396). WCB. Contact: Rodney McDonald at (202) 418-7513, email: Rodney.McDonald@fcc.gov or Carmell Weathers at (202) 418-2325, email: Carmell.Weathers@fcc.gov. DOC-376586A1.docx DOC-376586A1.pdf DOC-376586A1.txt

Report No: NCD-3212. Released: 2021-10-15. WIRELINE COMPETITION BUREAU NETWORK CHANGE NOTIFICATION FILED BY VERIZON NEW JERSEY LLC. (Dkt No 21-397). WCB. Contact: Rodney McDonald at (202) 418-7513, email: Rodney.McDonald@fcc.gov or Carmell Weathers at (202) 418-2325, email: Carmell.Weathers@fcc.gov. DOC-376587A1.docx DOC-376587A1.pdf DOC-376587A1.txt

Report No: 50095. Released: 2021-10-15. BROADCAST ACTIONS. MB. DOC-376528A1.pdf DOC-376528A1.txt

Report No: NCD-3207. Released: 2021-10-15. WIRELINE COMPETITION BUREAU NETWORK CHANGE NOTIFICATION FILED BY VERIZON NEW ENGLAND INC. (Dkt No 21-393). WCB. Contact: Rodney McDonald at (202) 418-7513, email: Rodney.McDonald@fcc.gov or Carmell Weathers at (202) 418-2325, email: Carmell.Weathers@fcc.gov. DOC-376583A1.docx DOC-376583A1.pdf DOC-376583A1.txt

Report No: 30095. Released: 2021-10-15. BROADCAST APPLICATIONS. MB. DOC-376529A1.pdf DOC-376529A1.txt

Report No: PN-2-211015-01. Released: 2021-10-15. ACTIONS. MB. DOC-376589A1.pdf DOC-376589A1.txt

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FORT BERTHOLD COMMUNICATIONS ENTERPRISES. The Bureau enters into a Consent Decree with Fort Berthold Communications Enterprises. Action by: Chief, Audio Division, Media Bureau. Adopted: 2021-10-15 by Order/Consent Decree. (DA No. 21-1295). MB. DA-21-1295A1.pdf DA-21-1295A1.txt

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ADDENDA: THE FOLLOWING ITEMS, RELEASED OCTOBER 14, 2021, DID NOT APPEAR IN DIGEST NO. 939:

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EIGHT 911 SERVICE PROVIDERS TO PAY FCC PENALTIES DUE TO FAILURE TO FILE SERVICE RELIABILITY CERTIFICATIONS BY LAST YEAR'S DEADLINE. This Year's Filing Deadline Is October 15\r\n\r\n. by News Release. News Media Contact: Will Wiquist, Will.Wiquist@fcc.gov. OMR EB PSHSB. DOC-376571A1.docx DOC-376571A1.pdf DOC-376571A1.txt

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Released: 2021-10-14. RURAL DIGITAL OPPORTUNITY FUND SUPPORT AUTHORIZED FOR 469 WINNING BIDS. (DA No. 21-1287). (Dkt No 20-34 19-126 10-90). The Wireline Competition Bureau, in conjunction with the Rural Broadband Auctions Task Force and the Office of Economics and Analytics, authorize Auction 904 support for the winning bids identified in Attachment A of this Public Notice. WCB. Contact: Lauren Garry at (202) 418-7400, email; Lauren.Garry@fcc.gov. DA-21-1287A1.docx DA-21-1287A1.pdf DA-21-1287A1.txt DA-21-1287A2.pdf DA-21-1287A2.txt

Released: 2021-10-14. UPDATE TO LIST OF PARTIES ELIGIBLE TO PARTICIPATE IN THE AUCTION OF CONSTRUCTION PERMITS FOR LOW POWER TELEVISION AND TV TRANSLATOR STATIONS (AUCTION 111). (DA No. 21-1291). (Dkt No 21-284). Announce an update to one of the parties eligible to file a short-form application for MX Group 21 in Auction 111 . OEA MB. DA-21-1291A1.docx DA-21-1291A1.pdf DA-21-1291A1.txt DA-21-1291A2.xlsx DA-21-1291A2.pdf

Released: 2021-10-14. WIRELINE COMPETITION BUREAU ADOPTS PROTECTIVE ORDER FOR ROBOCALL MITIGATION PROGRAM DESCRIPTIONS. (DA No. 21-1288). (Dkt No 17-97). WCB. Contact: Michael Nemcik at (202) 418-2343, email: Michael.Nemcik@fcc.gov. DA-21-1288A1.docx DA-21-1288A1.pdf DA-21-1288A1.txt

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TELECOMMUNICATIONS CARRIERS ELIGIBLE FOR UNIVERSAL SERVICE SUPPORT; CONNECT AMERICA FUND. WCB designates 5 carriers as ETCs in eligible high-cost areas within the specified states. Designation in these areas is conditioned upon, limited to, and effective upon petitioners' authorization to receive support under the RDOF program. (Dkt No 09-197 10-90). Action by: Chief, Wireline Competition Bureau. Adopted: 2021-10-14 by ORDER. (DA No. 21-1286). WCB. DA-21-1286A1.docx DA-21-1286A1.pdf DA-21-1286A1.txt

IN THE MATTER OF HAYNEVILLE TELEPHONE COMPANY, INC. FCC Enforcement Bureau settles investigation into whether Hayneville Telephone Company, Inc. failed to timely file its annual 911 reliability certification for 2020, which was due by October 15, 2020. Action by: Associate Chief, Enforcement Bureau. Adopted: 2021-10-14 by Order/Consent Decree. (DA No. 21-1277). EB. DA-21-1277A1.pdf DA-21-1277A1.txt

IN THE MATTER OF NORTHEAST MISSOURI RURAL TELEPHONE COMPANY. FCC Enforcement Bureau settles investigation into whether Northeast Missouri Rural Telephone Company failed to timely file annual 911 reliability certifications for 2019 and 2020, which were due by October 15, 2019, and October 15, 2020, respectively. Action by: Associate Chief, Enforcement Bureau. Adopted: 2021-10-14 by Order/Consent Decree. (DA No. 21-1280). EB. DA-21-1280A1.pdf DA-21-1280A1.txt

IN THE MATTER OF ARCTIC SLOPE TELEPHONE ASSOCIATION COOPERATIVE, INC. FCC Enforcement Bureau settles investigation into whether Arctic Slope Telephone Association Cooperative, Inc. failed to timely file its annual 911 reliability certification for 2020, which was due by October 15, 2020. Action by: Associate Chief, Enforcement Bureau. Adopted: 2021-10-14 by Order/Consent Decree. (DA No. 21-1275). EB. DA-21-1275A1.pdf DA-21-1275A1.txt

IN THE MATTER OF JACKSON ENERGY AUTHORITY. FCC Enforcement Bureau settles investigation into whether Jackson Energy Authority failed to timely file annual 911 reliability certifications for 2019 and 2020, which were due by October 15, 2019, and October 15, 2020, respectively. Action by: Associate Chief, Enforcement Bureau. Adopted: 2021-10-14 by Order/Consent Decree. (DA No. 21-1278). EB. DA-21-1278A1.pdf DA-21-1278A1.txt

IN THE MATTER OF SWEETSER TELEPHONE COMPANY, INC. FCC Enforcement Bureau settles investigation into whether Sweetser Telephone Company, Inc. failed to timely file annual 911 reliability certifications for 2019 and 2020, which were due by October 15, 2019, and October 15, 2020, respectively. Action by: Associate Chief, Enforcement Bureau. Adopted: 2021-10-14 by Order/Consent Decree. (DA No. 21-1282). EB. DA-21-1282A1.pdf DA-21-1282A1.txt

IN THE MATTER OF FARMERS TELEPHONE COOPERATIVE, INC. FCC Enforcement Bureau settles investigation into whether Farmers Telephone Cooperative, Inc. failed to timely file annual 911 reliability certifications for 2019 and 2020, which were due by October 15, 2019, and October 15, 2020, respectively. Action by: Associate Chief, Enforcement Bureau. Adopted: 2021-10-14 by Order/Consent Decree. (DA No. 21-1276). EB. DA-21-1276A1.pdf DA-21-1276A1.txt

IN THE MATTER OF SOUTH CENTRAL UTAH TELEPHONE ASSOCIATIONS, INC. FCC Enforcement Bureau settles investigation into whether South Central Utah Telephone Associations, Inc. failed to timely file annual 911 reliability certifications for 2019 and 2020, which were due by October 15, 2019, and October 15, 2020, respectively. Action by: Associate Chief, Enforcement Bureau. Adopted: 2021-10-14 by Order/Consent Decree. (DA No. 21-1281). EB. DA-21-1281A1.pdf DA-21-1281A1.txt

IN THE MATTER OF MICRONESIAN TELECOMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION. FCC Enforcement Bureau settles investigation into whether Micronesian Telecommunications Corporation failed to timely file annual 911 reliability certifications for 2019 and 2020, which were due by October 15, 2019, and October 15, 2020, respectively. Action by: Associate Chief, Enforcement Bureau. Adopted: 2021-10-14 by Order/Consent Decree. (DA No. 21-1279). EB. DA-21-1279A1.pdf DA-21-1279A1.txt