FAQs on FCC’s Mandatory Information Collection Requirement for All International Section 214 Carriers

The Federal Communications Commission (“FCC”) adopted an Order on April 20, 2023 imposing a one-time ownership-related data request to which all holders of international Section 214 authority must respond. The due date for affected carriers to respond is not yet known and will be established after review and approval of the FCC’s Order by the Office of Management and Budget. Noncompliance will subject International 214 Holders to potential monetary and other penalties up to and including license revocation.

Members of Kelley Drye’s Communications Group have prepared a document answering Frequently Asked Questions regarding the Order. If you have a question not addressed in this document, please do not hesitate to reach out to one of the attorneys of the Kelley Drye Communications Group.

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