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

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

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

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

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

Governors urge FCC approval of Comcast-NBC deal

  • Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP
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  • USA
  • -
  • May 28 2010

Predicting that the proposed union of Comcast and NBC Universal (NBCU) will bring “consumers across the nation more programming choices over more communications technologies,” the governors of three states in which Comcast and NBCU boast a large corporate presence wrote to the FCC on Monday to recommend “timely government approval” of the $13.75 billion transaction

FCC conditions on SkyTerra-Harbinger merger face challenge

  • Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • April 2 2010

Conditions attached to an FCC order approving the acquisition of mobile satellite service (MSS) operator SkyTerra Communications by private equity concern Harbinger Capital Partners are being challenged at the FCC by AT&T and criticized by Verizon Wireless

Executives of Huawei, ZTE questioned at house hearing

  • Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP
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  • USA
  • -
  • September 21 2012

Officials of Huawei Technologies and ZTE Corp. defended their companies against allegations of espionage and anticompetitive practices at a hearing before the House Intelligence Committee last Thursday

America Movil to sell Mexican market assets

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

OMB allows FCC to proceed with special access data collection

  • Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP
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  • USA
  • -
  • August 22 2014

This week, the FCC was cleared by the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) to collect data from sellers and purchasers of special access services

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

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