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FCC frees 5 GHz channels for gigabit-speed Wi-Fi

  • Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP
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  • USA
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  • April 4 2014

Cable operators, wireless carriers and other Wi-Fi advocates applauded the adoption of an FCC order on Monday that aims to enable gigabit-speed Wi-Fi

Univision launches bilingual digital network service

  • Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP
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  • USA
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  • November 2 2012

Spanish language broadcaster Univision extended its reach to smart phone users on Monday with the debut of UVideos, a new digital network service that will provide more than 1,500 hours of long-form programming and 200 short video clips free of charge to users through a downloadable mobile application

OECD report calls for “bright line” between governance models for legacy networks and internet

  • Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP
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  • USA
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  • October 26 2012

A report issued by the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development touts the success of the current multi-stakeholder model for governing Internet access and the exchange of traffic across web networks as it calls on regulators worldwide to draw a “bright line” between that model and traditional pricing models for legacy landline networks

McDowell questions impact of net neutrality rules on internet economy

  • Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP
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  • USA
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  • October 26 2012

At an event sponsored by the Free State Foundation, FCC Commissioner Robert McDowell questioned recent FCC assertions that the agency’s net neutrality rules have stimulated economic investment, as he pointed to statistics showing that telecom-related capital expenditures remained flat between 2010 and 2011

Groups protest AT&T plan to link use of video chat app to mobile data

  • Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP
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  • USA
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  • August 24 2012

AT&T’s plan to limit on-network usage of Apple’s FaceTime video chat application to purchasers of AT&T’s Mobile Share data plan has provoked the ire of two public interest groups that have assailed AT&T’s policy as a violation of the FCC’s net neutrality rules

Dyle mobile TV service debuts on MetroPCS network

  • Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP
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  • USA
  • -
  • August 18 2012

MetroPCS, the nation’s fifth largest wireless carrier, launched live mobile digital television services earlier this month with the introduction of the first smart phone in the U.S. to receive local broadcasts in conjunction with the Dyle TV initiative

Verizon Wireless pays $1.25 million to settle FCC probe into app blocking

  • Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP
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  • USA
  • -
  • August 3 2012

As part of a consent decree announced on Tuesday, Verizon Wireless has agreed to pay $1.25 million to the U.S. Treasury to terminate an FCC investigation into allegations that Verizon had sought to block access to certain Google mobile applications that permit users to tether devices to the Verizon network free of charge

Lawyers debate applicability of Cablevision decision to Aereo case

  • Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP
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  • USA
  • -
  • June 8 2012

During oral arguments on the broadcast networks’ request for a preliminary injunction to shut down the Aereo web streaming service, a Manhattan federal district court judge questioned the networks on the extent to which the Second Circuit’s 2008 decision in Cartoon Network v. CSC Holdings applies to the case at hand

House lawmakers unite against international web governance model

  • Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP
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  • USA
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  • June 1 2012

Lawmakers of both political parties and witnesses from the government and private sectors found common ground during a House Communications Subcommittee hearing yesterday on Internet governance, as they voiced agreement on the dangers of top-down, government control of the web, as proposed by the International Telecommunications Union (ITU

Net neutrality rules spotlighted at senate oversight hearing

  • Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP
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  • USA
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  • May 18 2012

Republican members of the Senate Commerce Committee questioned “preemptive regulatory strikes” undertaken by the FCCincluding, most notably, the agency’s adoption of net neutrality rules in 2010during an oversight hearing conducted on Wednesday