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§ 1.1156 Schedule of regulatory fees for international services.
(a) Geostationary Orbit (GSO) and Non-Geostationary Orbit (NGSO) Space
Stations. The following schedule applies for the listed services:
Fee category Fee amount
Space Stations (Geostationary Orbit) $127,850
Space Stations (Non-Geostationary Orbit) 122,775
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 and non-common carrier basis 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. “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 on a per active Gbps basis will be determined for
each fiscal year.
International terrestrial and satellite (capacity as of December 31,
2017) Fee amount
Terrestrial Common Carrier $176 per Gbps Circuit.
Terrestrial Non-Common Carrier.
Satellite Common Carrier.
Satellite Non-Common Carrier.
(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, 2017) Fee amount
<50 Gbps $9,850
50 Gbps or greater, but less than 250 Gbps 19,725
250 Gbps or greater, but less than 1,000 Gbps 39,425
1,0000 Gbps or greater, but less than 4,000 Gbps 78,875
4,000 Gbps or greater 157,750
[ 83 FR 47097 , Sept. 18, 2018]
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