On July 17th, the FCC adopted a consent decree entered into between the Enforcement Bureau and AccessLine Communications Corporation, a facilities-based and resold long distance carrier holding domestic and international Section 214 authority. The consent decree, which resolved an investigation into alleged unauthorized transfers of control by AccessLine and its parent, Telanetix, is but the

 On December 7, the FCC adopted a consent decree with an international carrier resolving several alleged transfers of FCC authorizations without prior approval.  This marks the latest in a series of enforcement actions in the area of ownership violations.  Many of these involve carriers providing foreign terminations.   The consent decree underscores the importance for all regulated carriers to monitor changes in ownership, even pro forma changes, and to seek prior FCC approval for the changes. 

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