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Sprint, small wireless carriers endorse T-Mobile petition on data roaming

  • Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP
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  • USA
  • -
  • July 18 2014

Sprint Corp. joined a range of small regional and rural wireless carriers and public interest groups late last week in voicing support for a petition

FCC to probe ISP interconnection deals

  • Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • June 20 2014

Citing more than 19,000 consumer e-mails that the FCC has recently received, FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler confirmed last Friday that the agency will

House subcommittee debates draft satellite TV measure

  • Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • March 14 2014

A discussion draft of yet-to-be introduced legislation that would extend broadcast retransmission rights last granted to the direct broadcast

Univision launches bilingual digital network service

  • Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • 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

KDDI, Sumitomo bid $2.7 billion for control of Japanese cable operator

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

On Wednesday, Japanese wireless operator KDDI joined forces with Sumitomo on a US$2.7 billion bid for the remaining shares of Jupiter Telecommunications that would give the partners joint control of more than half of Japan’s cable television market

FCC to permit encryption of basic cable signals

  • Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • October 19 2012

By a vote of 5-0, the FCC voted last Friday to allow encryption of basic cable services on digital cable systems while adopting certain protections to enable cable subscribers who receive basic services without set-top boxes to view encrypted signals

FCC adopts rules to facilitate wireless broadband use of WCS spectrum

  • Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • October 19 2012

AT&T was given the go-ahead to use auctioned channels in the wireless communications service (WCS) band that have lain fallow for 15 years, as the FCC amended its rules on Wednesday to enable the usage of 30 MHz of WCS spectrum for wireless broadband purposes while protecting the digital satellite radio operations of Sirius XM

Genachowski touts FCC efforts in addressing wireless spectrum crunch

  • Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • October 12 2012

In a speech to students at the University of Pennsylvania’s Wharton School, FCC Chairman Julius Genachowski cited the FCC’s progress in providing the industry with the additional spectrum it needs for wireless broadband services, as he asserted that the FCC is on track to meet its goal of “freeing up 300 MHz of spectrum by 2015”

Justice Department announces conditional approval of Verizon-SpectrumCo deal, as FCC circulates draft order approving transaction

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

Verizon Wireless’s $3.9 billion plan to acquire wireless spectrum licenses held by the SpectrumCo venture and to enter a related cross-marketing arrangement with Cox Communications and the SpectrumCo members was conditionally approved yesterday under a proposed Justice Department (DOJ) consent decree that includes various conditions intended to preserve competition in the markets for video, wireless and broadband Internet services

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