FCC Record, Volume 26, No. 7, Pages 4843 to 5761, March 28 - April 08, 2011 Page: 4,961
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Gpv PUBLIC NOTICE
Federal Communications Commission News Media Information 20214180500
445 12* St., S.W. Internet: http:lwww.fcc.gov
Washington, D.C. 20554 TY: 143S-5322
Released: March 30, 2011
TORONTO ASIA TELE ACCESS TELECOM, INC. REQUESTS A RULING REGARDING
APPLICATION OF SECTIONS 214 AND 254 TO ITS PROVISION OF INTERNATIONAL VOIP
PEERING AND DISTRIBUTION OF PRIVATE LABEL PREPAID CALLING CARDS
IB Docket No. 11-58
PLEADING CYCLE ESTABLISHED
Comments Due: April 29, 2011
Replies Due: May 16, 2011
Toronto Asia Tele Access Telecom, Inc. ("Petitioner") seeks a declaratory ruling that it is and has been
lawfully operating as an international service provider since 2006, has not been required to obtain
authorization for the services it is providing from the Commission under section 214 of Communications
Act of 1934, as amended (the "Act"),' and has not been obligated to report or contribute to the federal
Universal Service Fund (USF) under section 254 of the Act and the Commission's rules and
Petitioner, a Canadian company, provides service in the United States under the name "TATA Telecom."
It states that it entered the U.S. market in 2006 as a private label distributor of prepaid calling cards, and
that it presently provides prepaid calling cards to its U.S. distributors and provides IP-enabled calling,
SMS and web dialing through its websites to U.S. customers. Petitioner does not currently hold
international section 214 authority to provide international services,3 has not registered with the
Commission,4 and does not contribute to the USF.5
' 47 U.S.C. 214.
2 47 U.S.C. 254.
3 Petitioner does have a pending application requesting international section 214 authorization to provide facilities-
based service in accordance with section 63.18(eX)() of the Commission's rules, and also to provide resale service in
accordance with section 63.18(e)(2) of the Commission's rules, 47 C.F.R. 63.18(e)(1), (2). See ITC-214-
4See 47 C.F.R. 64.1195.
s See 47 C.F.R. 54.706.
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United States. Federal Communications Commission. FCC Record, Volume 26, No. 7, Pages 4843 to 5761, March 28 - April 08, 2011, book, April 2011; Washington D.C.. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc52169/m1/133/: accessed December 17, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.