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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:
Table 1 to Paragraph (a)
Fee category Fee amount
Space Stations (Geostationary Orbit) 159,625
Space Stations (Non-Geostationary Orbit) 154,875
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. In addition, non-common
carrier terrestrial and 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 the purposes of this paragraph (b) 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.
Table 2 to Paragraph (b)(2)
International terrestrial and satellite
(capacity as of December 31, 2018) Fee amount
Terrestrial Common Carrier and Non-Common Carrier 121 per Gbps Circuit.
Satellite Common Carrier and 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.
Table 3 to Paragraph (c)
Submarine cable systems
(capacity as of Dec. 31, 2018) Fee amount
<50 Gbps 12,575
50 Gbps or greater, but less than 250 Gbps 25,150
250 Gbps or greater, but less than 1,000 Gbps 50,300
1,000 Gbps or greater, but less than 4,000 Gbps 100,600
4,000 Gbps or greater 201,225
[ 84 FR 51001 , Sept. 26, 2019]
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