In 2020, the FCC granted Submarine Cable Landing (SCL) licenses to six submairne cable systems, including DunantJUPITERSouthern Cross NEXTJGA NorthJGA South and Amitié.

 

 

No.

Name Of Cable

Applicant &
Landing Party in the US

Grant Public Notice

(MM/DD/YY)

Accepted For Filing Public Notice

(MM/DD/YY)

1

Dunant

GU Holdings Inc.

(Google)

 3/13/2020

5/8/2019

2

JUPITER

NTT America, Inc.

 6/23/2020

8/8/2018

3

Southern Cross NEXT

Pacific Carriage Limited Inc.

 7/08/2020

8/30/2019

 

4

JGA North

RTI Solutions, Inc.

 7/14/2020

11/16/2018

 

5

JGA South

GU Holdings Inc.

(Google)

 7/14/2020

6/21/2019

6

Amitié 

Edge Cable Holdings USA, LLC

(Facebook)

 4/13/2021

12/31/2020

 

It is also noted, PLCNBtoBE and HK-G withdrew applications for the FCC license in 2020.

Google and Facebook refiled a new application for license for PLCN US-Taiwan and US-Philippine connections, without US-Hong Kong connections.

BtoBE system was reconfigured as CAP-1 connecting the US to the Philippines, without connections to Hong Kong. New application for CAP-1 was filed by the same joint builders of BtoBE