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America Movil to sell Mexican market assets

  • Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP
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  • Mexico, USA
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  • July 11 2014

To comply with competition rules that impose dominant carrier regulation on any company that holds a 50 or greater share of the Mexican

Latest FCC report to congress on satellite competition declines to pronounce market competitive

  • Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP
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  • USA
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  • December 9 2011

In its third report to Congress on the state of satellite competition, the FCCfor the first time everwithheld conclusions that effective competition exists in the fixed satellite (FSS), mobile satellite (MSS), and satellite digital radio (SDAR) markets

FCC approves DISH license transfer, but rejects waiver of MSSATC integrated service rule

  • Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP
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  • USA
  • -
  • March 9 2012

Last Friday, DISH Network won FCC approval of its request to acquire 2 GHz mobile satellite service (MSS) S-band licenses and related assets from bankrupt MSS providers TerreStar Networks and DBSD North America

FCC Chairman proposes administrative hearing on AT&TT-Mobile merger

  • Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP
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  • USA
  • -
  • November 23 2011

In an ominous development for merger partners AT&T and T-Mobile USA, FCC Chairman Julius Genachowski circulated a proposed order among the FCC’s commissioners yesterday that would designate the $39 billion transaction for hearing before an administrative law judge (ALJ

Verizon defends SpectrumCo deal against critics, as FCC requests additional information

  • Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP
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  • USA
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  • March 9 2012

Addressing petitioners who have asked the FCC to reject its $3.6 billion plan to acquire advanced wireless service (AWS) spectrum held by the SpectrumCo venture, Verizon Wireless told the FCC on Monday that the proposed transaction fits “squarely in line with Administration and Commission policy to ensure that spectrum is put to use to satisfy the American public’s rapidly growing demand for broadband.”

Verizon offers to sell 700 MHz spectrum in exchange for approval of SpectrumCo deal

  • Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP
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  • USA
  • -
  • April 20 2012

To placate regulators and rival carriers who have voiced concern with Verizon Wireless’s proposed $3.9 billion acquisition of advanced wireless service spectrum held by the SpectrumCo venture, Verizon said on Wednesday that it would sell its A- and B-block licenses in the 700 MHz band upon receiving regulatory approval of the SpectrumCo deal

Justice Department approves Centennial acquisition with conditions

  • Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP
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  • USA
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  • October 16 2009

AT&T’s proposed $2.7 billion acquisition of regional wireless firm Centennial Communications was approved conditionally on Tuesday by the Justice Department (DOJ), which said AT&T must comply with an antitrust consent decree that requires AT&T to divest overlapping assets in portions of two states for the deal to proceed

Judge allows portions of sprint, C-Spire claims against AT&TT-Mobile merger to proceed

  • Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP
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  • USA
  • -
  • November 4 2011

In a mixed ruling handed down late Wednesday, U.S. District Court Judge Ellen Huvelle declared that Sprint and C-Spire (formerly Cellular South) could proceed with portions of their respective antitrust lawsuits against the AT&TT-Mobile merger

FCC halts review clock on AT&TT-Mobile merger, as key Senator urges blockage of deal

  • Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP
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  • USA
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  • July 22 2011

Citing AT&T’s disclosure that it is now using “new models” to justify its proposed acquisition of T-Mobile USA, FCC Wireless Bureau Chief Rick Kaplan confirmed on Wednesday that the FCC had stopped its informal 180-day “shot clock” for approval of the $39 billion deal

AT&T, T-Mobile USA file new merger models with FCC, as Senator Franken urges blockage of deal

  • Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP
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  • USA
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  • July 29 2011

In documents filed with the FCC on Monday, AT&T outlined the new models it is using to justify its proposed acquisition of T-Mobile USA