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                                   Before the

                       Federal Communications Commission

                             Washington, D.C. 20554


                              )                               
                                                              
                              )   File No. EB-04-IH-0394      
     In the Matter of                                         
                              )   NAL/Acct. No. 200532080143  
     BCE Nexxia Corporation                                   
                              )   FRN No. 0008-2783-76        
                                                              
                              )                               


                                     ORDER

   Adopted: December 12, 2008 Released: December 15, 2008

   By the Commission:

    1. In this Order, we adopt the attached Consent Decree entered into
       between the Federal Communications Commission ("Commission")  and BCE
       Nexxia Corporation ("BCE"). The Consent Decree terminates an
       investigation and Notice of Apparent Liability for Forfeiture ("NAL")
       by the Commission against BCE for possible violations of sections 9,
       214, and 254 of the Communications Act of 1934, as amended ("the
       Act"), 47 U.S.C. S:S: 159, 214, 254, sections 34-39 of the Cable
       Landing Act, 47 U.S.C. S:S: 34-39, Executive Order No. 10530, and
       sections 1.767, 1.1154, 1.1156, 43.61, 43.82, 54.706, 54.711, 63.10,
       and 63.11 of the Commission's rules, 47 C.F.R. S:S: 1.767, 1.1154,
       1.1156, 43.61, 43.82, 54.706, 54.711, 63.10, and 63.11, regarding
       violation of the universal service reporting and contribution
       requirements, as well as international reporting and fee payment
       requirements.

    2. The Commission and BCE have negotiated the terms of the Consent Decree
       that resolve this matter. A copy of the Consent Decree is attached
       hereto and incorporated by reference.

    3. After reviewing the terms of the Consent Decree and evaluating the
       facts before us, we find that the public interest would be served by
       adopting the Consent Decree, which terminates the investigation and
       cancels the NAL.

    4. In the absence of material new evidence relating to this matter, we
       conclude that our investigation raises no substantial or material
       questions of fact as to whether BCE possesses the basic
       qualifications, including those related to character, to hold or
       obtain any Commission license or authorization.

    5. Accordingly, IT IS ORDERED that, pursuant to sections 4(i) and 503(b)
       of the Communications Act of 1934, as amended, the Consent Decree
       attached to this Order IS ADOPTED.

    6. IT IS FURTHER ORDERED that the above-captioned investigation IS
       TERMINATED and the Notice of Apparent Liability for Forfeiture IS
       CANCELLED.

    7. IT IS FURTHER ORDERED that a copy of this Order and Consent Decree
       shall be sent by first class mail and certified mail, return receipt
       requested, to Joel S. Winnik, Counsel for BCE, Columbia Square, 555
       Thirteenth Street, NW, Washington D.C., 20004.

   FEDERAL COMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION

   Marlene H. Dortch

   Secretary

                                   Before the

                       Federal Communications Commission

                             Washington, D.C. 20554


                              )                               
                                                              
                              )   File No. EB-04-IH-0394      
     In the Matter of                                         
                              )   NAL/Acct. No. 200532080143  
     BCE Nexxia Corporation                                   
                              )   FRN No. 0008-2783-76        
                                                              
                              )                               


                                 CONSENT DECREE

    1. The Federal Communications Commission ("Commission" or "FCC")  and BCE
       Nexxia Corporation ("BCE" or the "Company") (as defined in para 2(c)
       hereof), by their authorized representatives, hereby enter into this
       Consent Decree for the purpose of terminating the Commission's 
       investigation into whether BCE violated sections 9, 214 and 254 of the
       Communications Act of 1934, as amended ("the Act"), 47 U.S.C. S:S:
       159, 214, 254, sections 34-39 of the Cable Landing Act, 47 U.S.C. S:S:
       34-39, Executive Order No. 10530, and sections 1.767, 1.1154, 1.1156,
       43.61, 43.82, 54.706, 54.711, 63.10, and 63.11 of the Commission's
       rules, 47 C.F.R. S:S: 1.767, 1.1154, 1.1156, 43.61, 43.82, 54.706,
       54.711, 63.10, and 63.11, regarding violation of the universal service
       reporting and contribution requirements, as well as international
       reporting and fee payment requirements.

   I. DEFINITIONS

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

    a. "Act" means the Communications Act of 1934, as amended, 47 U.S.C.
       S: 151 et seq.

    b. "Adopting Order" means an Order of the Commission adopting the terms
       of this Consent Decree without change, addition, deletion, or
       modification.

    c. "BCE" or "the Company" means BCE Nexxia Corporation, BCE Nexxia Voice
       Services Corporation, Marine Cable Corporation and their
       predecessors-in-interest and successors-in-interest, collectively.

    d. "Bureau" means the Enforcement Bureau of the Federal Communications
       Commission.

    e. "Commission" and "FCC" mean the Federal Communications Commission and
       all of its bureaus and offices.

    f. "Compliance Plan" means the program described in this Consent Decree
       at paragraph 8.

    g. "Effective Date" means the date on which the Commission releases the
       Adopting Order.

    h. "Investigation" means the investigation commenced by the Bureau's
       September 8, 2004 Letter of Inquiry regarding whether BCE Nexxia
       Corporation violated the universal service reporting and contribution
       requirements of Section 254 of the Communications Act of 1934, as
       amended (the "Act"), 47 U.S.C. S: 254, and of sections 54.706 and
       54.711 of the Commission's rules, 47 C.F.R. S:S: 54.706 and 54.711. It
       also includes the BCE self-disclosure with regard to compliance with
       section 9 and 214 of the Act, 47 U.S.C. S:S: 159, 214, and of sections
       34-39 of the Cable Landing Act, 47 U.S.C. S:S: 34-39, and Executive
       Order No. 10530, and sections 1.767, 1.1154, 1.1156, 43.61, 43.82,
       63.10, and 63.11 of the Commission's Rules, 47 C.F.R. S:S: 1.767,
       1.1154, 1.1156, 43.61, 43.82, 63.10, and 63.11, regarding violation of
       the universal service reporting and contribution requirements, as well
       as international reporting and fee payment requirements

    i. "NAL" means Notice of Apparent Liability for Forfeiture, 20 FCC Rcd
       15121 (2005).

    j. "Parties" means BCE and the Commission.

    k. "Rules" means the Commission's regulations found in Title 47 of the
       Code of Federal Regulations.

   II. BACKGROUND

    3. On September 13, 2005, the Commission issued a Notice of Apparent
       Liability for Forfeiture ("NAL") proposing that BCE be held liable for
       a forfeiture of $282,000 for apparent violations of section 254 of the
       Act and sections 54.711(a) and 54.706(a) of the Commission's Rules by
       willfully and repeatedly failing to submit certain Telecommunications
       Reporting Worksheets and by failing to contribute to the Universal
       Service Fund ("USF"). In response, BCE requested that the Commission
       consider settling the investigation with a consent agreement prior to
       issuing a forfeiture order. During the course of the settlement
       discussions, BCE voluntarily disclosed several other potential
       violations of the Act and the Commission's rules involving Submarine
       Cable Landing License Reports, International Bearer Circuit Fees,
       International Carrier Traffic and Revenue Reports, International
       Circuit Status Reports, and Foreign Carrier Affiliation Notification
       and proposed that the new self-disclosed violations be settled in the
       same consent agreement. As of the Effective Date, BCE has paid all
       invoiced amounts to the Universal Service Fund, Telecommunications
       Relay Service Fund, cost recovery mechanisms for the North American
       Numbering Plan administration, and regulatory fees, as well as
       complied with the other regulatory obligations noted above.

   III. TERMS OF AGREEMENT

    4. Adopting Order. The Parties agree that the provisions of this Consent
       Decree shall be subject to final approval by the Commission  by
       incorporation of such provisions by reference in the Adopting Order
       without change, addition, modification, or deletion.

    5. Jurisdiction. BCE agrees that the Commission  has jurisdiction over it
       and the matters contained in this Consent Decree and has the authority
       to enter into and adopt this Consent Decree.

    6. Effective Date; Violations. The Parties agree that this Consent Decree
       shall become effective on the date on which the FCC releases the
       Adopting Order. Upon release, the Adopting Order and this Consent
       Decree shall have the same force and effect as any other Order of the
       Commission. Any violation of the Adopting Order or of the terms of
       this Consent Decree shall constitute a separate violation of a
       Commission Order, entitling the Commission to exercise any rights and
       remedies attendant to the enforcement of a Commission Order.

    7. Termination of Investigation. In express reliance on the covenants and
       representations in this Consent Decree and to avoid further
       expenditure of public resources, the Commission agrees to terminate
       its investigation and to cancel its NAL. In consideration for the
       termination of said investigation and cancellation of the NAL, BCE
       agrees to the terms, conditions, and procedures contained herein. The
       Commission  further agrees that in the absence of new material
       evidence, the Commission will not use the facts developed in this
       investigation including information voluntarily disclosed by BCE,
       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 BCE concerning the matters that were the subject of the
       investigation. The Commission  also agrees that it will not use the
       facts developed in this investigation including information
       voluntarily disclosed by BCE, 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 BCE with respect to BCE's basic
       qualifications, including its character qualifications, to be a
       Commission licensee or authorized common carrier or hold Commission
       authorizations.

    8. Compliance Plan. For purposes of settling the matters set forth
       herein,  BCE agrees to create within  sixty (60) calendar days  a
       Compliance Plan related to future compliance with the Act, the
       Commission's Rules, and the Commission's Orders. The Plan will
       include, at a minimum, the following components:

    a. Compliance Manual. BCE shall create, maintain and update an FCC
       Compliance Manual. BCE personnel who engage in activities related to
       FCC regulation of BCE will have ready access to the Compliance Manual
       and are to follow the procedures contained therein. The Compliance
       Manual will, among other things, describe the rules and requirements
       as they apply to BCE regarding international bearer circuit fees,
       annual regulatory fees, the Universal Service Fund, the
       Telecommunications Relay Service Fund, and the North American
       Numbering Plan administration cost recovery fund, as well as the
       filing of Submarine Cable Landing License Reports, International
       Carrier Traffic and Revenue Reports, International Circuit Status
       Reports, and Foreign Carrier Affiliation Notifications. The Compliance
       Manual will set forth a schedule of filing and payment dates
       associated with these regulatory programs, and BCE will create
       compliance notifications that alert BCE to upcoming filing and payment
       dates. The Compliance Manual will encourage personnel to contact BCE's
       Designated Contact, Regulatory Legal Counsel, Regulatory Services
       Advisors, and/or Mirko Bibic, Vice President, Regulatory Matters, with
       any questions or concerns that arise with respect to BCE's FCC
       compliance. BCE shall submit to the Bureau a final version of its
       Compliance Manual sixty (60) days after the Effective Date.

    b. Compliance Training Program. BCE will establish an FCC compliance
       training program for any employee who engages in activities related to
       FCC regulation of BCE. Training sessions will be conducted at least
       annually for such employees to ensure compliance with the Act and the
       FCC's regulations and policies and, for new employees who are engaged
       in such activities, within the first sixty (60) days of employment.

    c. Designated Contact. BCE will designate Mirko Bibic, Vice President
       Regulatory Matters as the point of contact for all FCC compliance
       matters.

    d. Review and Monitoring. BCE 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.

    e. Termination. BCE's obligations under this Paragraph shall expire
       twenty-four (24) months after the Effective Date.

    9. Compliance Reports. BCE will file compliance reports with the
       Commission ninety (90) days after the Effective Date, twelve (12)
       months after the Effective Date, and twenty-four (24) months after the
       Effective Date. Each compliance report shall include a compliance
       certificate from an officer, as an agent of BCE, stating that the
       officer has personal knowledge that BCE  has established operating
       procedures intended to ensure compliance with this Consent Decree,
       together with an accompanying statement explaining the basis for the
       officer's compliance certification. All compliance reports shall be
       submitted to Hillary S. DeNigro, Chief, Investigations and Hearing
       Division, Enforcement Bureau, Federal Communications Commission, 445
       12th Street, S.W., Washington, D.C. 20554. The compliance reports
       shall also be submitted electronically to hillary.denigro@fcc.gov.

   10. Voluntary Contribution. BCE agrees that it will make a voluntary
       contribution to the United States Treasury in the amount of three
       hundred and twenty five thousand dollars ($325,000) with payment to be
       made within thirty (30) calendar days after the Effective Date of the
       Adopting Order. The payment must be made by check or similar
       instrument, payable to the Order of the Federal Communications
       Commission. The payment must include the Account Number and FRN Number
       referenced in the caption to the Adopting Order. Payment by check or
       money Order may be mailed to Federal Communications Commission, P.O.
       Box 979088, St. Louis, MO 63197-9000. Payment by overnight mail may be
       sent to U.S. Bank - Government Lockbox #979088, SL-MO-C2-GL, 1005
       Convention Plaza, St. Louis, MO 63101. Payment by wire transfer may be
       made to ABA Number 021030004, receiving bank Federal Reserve Bank of
       New York, and account number 27000001. BCE will also send electronic
       notification to elizabeth.mumaw@fcc.gov and trent.harkrader@fcc.gov
       within forty-eight (48) hours of the date said payment is made.

   11. Waivers. BCE 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 Decree
       and the Adopting Order, provided the Commission issues the Adopting
       Order adopting the Consent Decree without change, addition,
       modification, or deletion. BCE shall retain the right to challenge
       Commission interpretation of the Consent Decree or any terms contained
       herein. 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 BCE nor the Commission shall contest the
       validity of the Consent Decree or the Adopting Order, and BCE shall
       waive any statutory right to a trial de novo. BCE hereby agrees to
       waive any claims it may otherwise have under the Equal Access to
       Justice Act, 5 U.S.C. S: 504 and 47 C.F.R. S: 1.1501 et seq., relating
       to the matters addressed in this Consent Decree.

   12. Subsequent Rule or Order. The Parties agree that if any provision of
       the Consent Decree conflicts with any subsequent rule or Adopting
       Order (except an Order specifically intended to revise the terms of
       this Consent Decree to which BCE does not expressly consent) that
       provision will be superseded by such Commission rule or Order.

   13. Successors and Assigns. BCE agrees that the provisions of this Consent
       Decree shall be binding on its successors, assigns, and transferees.

   14. Final Settlement. The Parties agree and acknowledge that this Consent
       Decree shall constitute a final settlement between the Parties. The
       Parties further 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.

   15. Modifications. This Consent Decree cannot be modified without the
       advance written consent of both Parties.

   16. Paragraph Headings. The headings of the Paragraphs in this Consent
       Decree are inserted for convenience only and are not intended to
       affect the meaning or interpretation of this Consent Decree.

   17. Authorized Representative. Each party represents and warrants to the
       other that it has full power and authority to enter into this Consent
       Decree.

   18. Counterparts. This Consent Decree may be signed in any number of
       counterparts (including by facsimile), each of which, when executed
       and delivered, shall be an original, and all of which counterparts
       together shall constitute one and the same fully executed instrument.


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     Marlene H. Dortch                                                       
                                                                             
     Secretary                                                               
                                                                             
     Federal Communications Commission                                       
                                                                             
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     Date                                                                    
                                                                             
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     Mirko Bibic                                                             
                                                                             
     Vice President, Regulatory Matters                                      
                                                                             
     BCE Nexxia Corporation, BCE Nexxia Voice Services Corporation and       
     Marine Cable Corporation                                                
                                                                             
     ________________________________                                        
                                                                             
     Date                                                                    


   47 U.S.C. S: 154(i), 503(b).

   See Letter from Hillary S. DeNigro, Deputy Chief, Investigations and
   Hearings Division, Enforcement Bureau, to David C. Kidd, Vice President,
   Regulatory Law, BCE Nexxia Corporation, dated September 8, 2004 (September
   8, 2004 LOI).

   BCE Nexxia Corporation, Notice of Apparent Liability, 20 FCC Rcd 15121
   (2005).

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