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§ 1.1156 Schedule of regulatory fees for international services.
(a) The following schedule applies for the listed services:
Fee category Fee amount
Space Stations (Geostationary Orbit) $138,475.
Space Stations (Non-Geostationary Orbit) $151,950.
Earth Stations: Transmit/Receive & Transmit only (per authorization or
(b) International Terrestrial and Satellite. (1) Regulatory fees for
International Bearer Circuits are to be paid by facilities-based common
carriers that have active (used or leased) international bearer
circuits as of December 31 of the prior year in any terrestrial or
satellite transmission facility for the provision of service to an end
user or resale carrier, which includes active circuits to themselves or
to their affiliates. In addition, non-common carrier satellite
operators must pay a fee for each circuit sold or leased to any
customer, including themselves or their affiliates, other than an
international common carrier authorized by the Commission to provide
U.S. international common carrier services. “Active circuits” for these
purposes include backup and redundant circuits. In addition, whether
circuits are used specifically for voice or data is not relevant in
determining that they are active circuits.
(2) The fee amount, per active 64 KB circuit or equivalent will be
determined for each fiscal year.
International terrestrial and satellite
(capacity as of
December 31, 2015) Fee amount
Terrestrial Common Carrier
Satellite Common Carrier.
Satellite Non-Common Carrier $0.02 per 64 KB Circuit.
(c) Submarine cable: Regulatory fees for submarine cable systems will
be paid annually, per cable landing license, for all submarine cable
systems operating as of December 31 of the prior year. The fee amount
will be determined by the Commission for each fiscal year.
Submarine cable systems
(capacity as of
Dec. 31, 2015) Fee amount
<2.5 Gbps $8,325.
2.5 Gbps or greater, but less than 5 Gbps $16,650.
5 Gbps or greater, but less than 10 Gbps $33,300.
10 Gbps or greater, but less than 20 Gbps $66,600.
20 Gbps or greater $133,200.
[ 81 FR 65948 , Sept. 26, 2016]
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