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                           Before the
                Federal Communications Commission
                     Washington, D.C. 20554

                              )       File No. EB-04-IH-0652
In the Matter of               )
                              )       Acct. No. 200632080006
United Networks International, )
Inc.                           )       FRN No. 0011-1796-03

                              ORDER

Adopted: December  8,  2005                                   
Released: December  9, 2005  

By the Chief, Enforcement Bureau: 

     1.        In this Order, we adopt the attached Consent 
Decree entered into between the Enforcement Bureau and United 
Networks International, Inc. (``UNI'').  The Consent Decree 
terminates the enforcement proceeding initiated by the 
Enforcement Bureau against UNI for possible violations of section 
254 of the Communications Act of 1934, as amended (``the Act''),1 
relating to universal service, and sections 1.1157, 52.17, 
54.706, 54.711, 64.604, and 64.1195 of the Commission rules 
relating to universal service, the Telecommunications Relay 
Service Fund, the North American Numbering Plan Administration, 
and regulatory fees.2 

     2.        The Enforcement Bureau and UNI have negotiated the 
terms of a Consent Decree that resolves this matter.  A copy of 
the Consent Decree is attached hereto and incorporated by 
reference.  

     3.        Based on the record before us, and in the absence 
of material new evidence relating to this matter, we conclude 
that are no substantial or material questions of fact as to 
whether UNI possesses the basic qualifications, including those 
related to character, to hold or obtain any Commission license or 
authorization.    

     4.        After reviewing the terms of the Consent Decree, 
we find that the public interest will be served by adopting the 
Consent Decree. 

     5.        Accordingly, IT IS ORDERED that, pursuant to 
section 4(i) of the Communications Act of 1934, as amended,3 and 
sections 0.111 and 0.311 of the Commission's rules,4 the Consent 
Decree attached to this Order IS ADOPTED.


     6.        IT IS FURTHER ORDERED that the above-captioned 
investigation IS TERMINATED.


                              FEDERAL COMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION
                         

                         
                              Kris Anne Monteith
                              Chief, Enforcement Bureau

                           Before the
                Federal Communications Commission
                      Washington, DC 20554


                              )       File No. EB-04-IH-0652
In the Matter of               )
                              )       Acct. No. 200632080006
United Networks International, )
Inc.                           )       FRN No. 0011-1796-03

                         CONSENT DECREE

     1.   The Enforcement Bureau (``Bureau'') of the Federal 
Communications Commission (``Commission'') and United Networks 
International, Inc. (``UNI'' or the ``Company'') hereby enter 
into this Consent Decree for the purpose of terminating the 
Bureau's investigation into whether UNI violated section 254 of 
the Communications Act of 1934, as amended (the ``Act''),5 
relating to universal service, and/or certain Commission rules 
relating to universal service, the Telecommunications Relay 
Service (``TRS'') Fund, the North American Numbering Plan 
Administration (``NANPA''), and regulatory fees.

     2.   For the purposes of this Consent Decree, the following 
definitions shall apply:

     (a)  ``Commission'' and ``FCC'' mean the Federal 
        Communications Commission.

     (b)  ``Bureau'' means the Enforcement Bureau of the Federal 
        Communications Commission.

     (c)  ``UNI'' means United Networks International, Inc. and 
        its predecessors-in-interest and successors-in-interest.

     (d)  ``Parties'' means UNI and the Bureau.

     (e)  ``Order'' or ``Adopting Order'' means an Order of the 
        Commission or the Bureau adopting the terms of this 
        Consent Decree without change, addition, deletion, or 
        modification.

     (f)  ``Effective Date'' means the date on which the 
        Commission or the Bureau releases the Adopting Order.

     (g)  ``Investigation'' means the investigation commenced by 
        the Bureau's January 26, 2005 Letter of Inquiry6 
        regarding whether UNI violated the requirements of 
        section 254 of the Act and/or sections1.1157, 52.17, 
        54.706, 54.711, 64.604 and 64.1195of the Commission's 
        rules relating tocarrier registration, universal 
        service reporting and contribution, number 
        administration,telecommunications relay systems and 
        regulatory fee payments.  
I.   BACKGROUND

     3.   Pursuant to section 64.1195(a) of the Commission's 
rules, all carriers that provide interstate telecommunications 
service must register with the Commission through submission of 
FCC Form 499-A.7  In addition, pursuant to section 254(d) of the 
Act and sections 54.706(a) and 54.711(a) of the Commission's 
rules, telecommunications carriers that provide interstate 
telecommunications services and private service providers that 
provide interstate telecommunications services are required to 
file annual and quarterly Telecommunications Reporting Worksheets 
(FCC Forms 499-A and 499-Q) and contribute to the Universal 
Service Fund.8

     4.   Section 225(b)(1) of the Act9 codifies Title IV of the 
Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990.  In support of that Act, 
section 64.604 of the Commission's rules requires every carrier 
that provides interstate telecommunications services to file 
Telecommunications Reporting Worksheets and contribute to the TRS 
Fund based upon its interstate and international end-user 
revenues.10

     5.   Section 251(e)(1) of the Act directs the Commission to 
ensure the availability of telephone numbers on an equitable 
basis.11  To this end, section 52.17 of the Commission's rules 
requires that all telecommunications carriers file 
Telecommunications Reporting Worksheets and contribute toward the 
costs of numbering administration on the basis of their end-user 
telecommunications revenues for the prior calendar year.12

     6.   Pursuant to section 9(a)(1) of the Act and section 
1.1151 of the Commission's rules, interstate telecommunications 
and other providers must pay regulatory fees to the Commission to 
recover the costs of certain regulatory activities.13  In 
particular, sections 1.1154 and 1.1157(b)(1) of the Commission's 
rules require that interstate telecommunications carriers pay 
regulatory fees on the basis of their interstate and 
international end-user revenues.14  

     7.   UNI is a provider of intrastate and interstate long 
distance services located in American Fork, Utah, serving 
approximately 160 customers.  On January 26, 2005, the Bureau 
issued a Letter of Inquiry (``LOI'') directing UNI to provide 
information about its compliance with the Commission's 
registration requirements and reporting and contribution 
requirements involving the Universal Service Fund, the TRS Fund, 
and the NANPA Fund.  UNI submitted a response to the Bureau's LOI 
on March 20, 2005.15  In September and October, 2005, UNI 
submitted supplemental information.  

II.  AGREEMENT

     8.   The Parties agree that the provisions of this Consent 
Decree shall be subject to final approval by the Bureau, through 
entry of the Order, which shall immediately resolve and terminate 
the Investigation.

     9.   The Parties agree that this Consent Decree does not 
constitute either an adjudication on the merits or a factual or 
legal finding or determination regarding any compliance or 
noncompliance with the requirements of the Act or the 
Commission's rules and orders.  The Parties agree that this 
Consent Decree is for settlement purposes only and that by 
agreeing to this Consent Decree, UNI does not admit or deny 
liability for violating any statute, regulation, or 
administrative rule in connection with matters that are the 
subject of this Consent Decree.  

     10.  UNI agrees that it will make a voluntary contribution 
to the United States Treasury in the amount of $15,000, in five 
equal installments of $3,000 each paid over a five-month period, 
with the first payment due 30 days after the Effective Date and 
each of the four successive payments due 30 days after the 
previous payment.  The payment must be made by check or similar 
instrument, payable to the order of the Federal Communications 
Commission.  The payment must include ``Acct. No. 200632080006'' 
and ``FRN No. 0011-1796-03.''  Payment by check or money order 
may be mailed to Federal Communications Commission, P.O. Box 
358340, Pittsburgh, PA 15251-8340.  Payment by overnight mail may 
be sent to Mellon Bank /LB 358340, 500 Ross Street, Room 1540670, 
Pittsburgh, PA 15251.  Payment by wire transfer may be made to 
ABA Number 043000261, receiving bank Mellon Bank, and account 
number 911-6106.

     11.  For purposes of settling the matters set forth herein, 
UNI agrees to maintain a compliance program related to future 
compliance with the Act, the Commission's rules, and the 
Commission's orders.  The program will include, at a minimum, the 
following components: 

     (a)  Compliance Manual. The Company shall create, maintain 
        and update an FCC Compliance Manual.  Company personnel 
        shall have ready access to the Compliance Manual and are 
        to follow the procedures contained in it.  The Compliance 
        Manual will, among other things, describe the regulatory 
        fee, universal service, Telecommunications Relay Service 
        and North American Numbering Plan Administration rules 
        and requirements as they apply to UNI.  The Compliance 
        Manual will set forth a schedule of filing and payment 
        dates associated with these regulatory programs, and UNI 
        will create compliance notifications that alert the 
        Company to upcoming filing and payment dates.  The 
        Company shall submit to the Bureau a final version of its 
        Compliance Manual 30 days after the Effective Date.  

     (b)  Compliance Training Program.  The Company will 
        establish an FCC Compliance Training Program for 
        employees who engage in activities subject to FCC 
        regulation.  Training sessions will be conducted for new 
        employees within the first 30 days of employment.

     (c)  Review and Monitoring.  The Company will review the FCC 
        Compliance Manual and FCC Compliance Training Program 
        annually to ensure that they are maintained in a proper 
        manner and continue to address the objectives set forth 
        therein.

     (d)  Company Software Redesign.  Within 90 days of the 
        Effective Date, the Company will modify the software it 
        utilizes to maintain financial data so that it can break 
        out the financial details into the components required 
        for FCC filings.

     (e)  Termination.  UNI's obligation under this Paragraph 11 
        shall expire 24 months after the Effective Date.

     12.  The Bureau agrees that it will not use the facts 
developed in this Investigation through the Effective Date of the 
Consent Decree, or the existence of this Consent Decree to 
institute, on its own motion, any new proceeding, formal or 
informal, or take any action on its own motion against UNI 
concerning the matters that were the subject of the 
Investigation.  The Bureau also agrees that it will not use the 
facts developed in this Investigation through the Effective Date 
of this Consent Decree, or the existence of this Consent Decree 
to institute on its own motion any proceeding, formal or 
informal, or take any action on its own motion against UNI with 
respect to UNI's basic qualifications, including its character 
qualifications, to be a Commission licensee or authorized common 
carrier.  

     13.  Nothing in this Consent Decree shall prevent the 
Commission or its delegated authority from adjudicating 
complaints filed pursuant to section 208 of the Act against UNI 
or its affiliates for alleged violations of the Act, or for any 
other type of alleged misconduct, regardless of when such 
misconduct took place.  The Commission's adjudication of any such 
complaint will be based solely on the record developed in that 
proceeding.  Except as expressly provided in this Consent Decree, 
this Consent Decree shall not prevent the Commission from 
investigating new evidence of noncompliance by UNI of the Act, 
the rules, or the Order.

     14.  UNI waives any and all rights it may have to seek 
administrative or judicial reconsideration, review, appeal or 
stay, or to otherwise challenge or contest the validity of this 
Consent Degree and the Order adopting this Consent Decree, 
provided the Bureau issues an Order adopting the Consent Decree 
without change, addition, modification, or deletion.  UNI shall 
retain the right to challenge Commission interpretation of the 
Consent Decree or any terms contained herein. 

     15.  UNI's decision to enter into this Consent Decree is 
expressly contingent upon the Bureau's issuance of an Order that 
is consistent with this Consent Decree, and which adopts the 
Consent Decree without change, addition, modification, or 
deletion.

     16.  In the event that this Consent Decree is rendered 
invalid by any court of competent jurisdiction, it shall become 
null and void and may not be used in any manner in any legal 
proceeding.

     17.  If either Party (or the United States on behalf of the 
Commission) brings a judicial action to enforce the terms of the 
Adopting Order, neither UNI nor the Commission shall contest the 
validity of the Consent Decree or the Adopting Order, and UNI 
shall waive any statutory right to a trial de novo.  

     18.  Any violation of the Consent Decree or the Adopting 
Order will constitute a separate violation of a Commission order, 
entitling the Commission to exercise any rights or remedies 
authorized by law attendant to the enforcement of a Commission 
order.

     19.  The Parties also agree that if any provision of the 
Consent Decree conflicts with any subsequent rule or order 
adopted by the Commission (except an order specifically intended 
to revise the terms of this Consent Decree to which UNI does not 
expressly consent) that provision will be superseded by such 
Commission rule or order.

     20.  UNI hereby agrees to waive any claims it may otherwise 
have under the Equal Access to Justice Act, 5 U.S.C.  504 and 47 
C.F.R.  1.1501 et seq., relating to the matters addressed in 
this Consent Decree.

     21.  This Consent Decree may be signed in counterparts.






________________________________
Kris Anne Monteith
Chief, Enforcement Bureau
Federal Communications 
Commission


________________________________
Date



________________________________
Preston Stewart
President
United Networks International, 
Inc.


________________________________
Date


_________________________

1 47 U.S.C.  254.

2 47 C.F.R.  1.1157, 52.17, 54.706, 54.711, 64.604, 64.1195.

3 47 U.S.C.  154(i).

4 47 C.F.R.  0.111, 0.311.

5 47 U.S.C.  254.

6  See   Letter   from   Hillary  S.   DeNigro,   Deputy   Chief, 
Investigations and Hearings Division, Enforcement Bureau, FCC  to 
Preston Stewart, President,  United Networks international,  Inc. 
(January 26, 2005).

  7 47 C.F.R.  64.1195(a).

  8 47 U.S.C.  254(d); 47 C.F.R.  54.706(a), 54.711(a).

  9 47 U.S.C.  225(b)(1).

  10 47 C.F.R.  64.604(c)(5)(iii)(A).

  11 47 U.S.C.  251(e)(1).

  12 47 C.F.R.  52.17(a).

  13 47 U.S.C.  159(a)(1); see also 47 C.F.R.  1.1151.

  14 See 47 C.F.R.  1.1154, 1.1157(b)(1).

15 See Letter  from Preston Stewart,  President, United  Networks 
International,   Inc.,   to   David   Janas,   Special   Counsel, 
Investigations and Hearings  Division, Enforcement Bureau  (March 
20, 2005).