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FCC preempts two state laws that limit the geographic reach of municipal broadband systems

  • Davis Wright Tremaine LLP
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  • USA
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  • March 2 2015

On February 26, 2015, the Federal Communications Commission voted to strike down provisions of North Carolina and Tennessee laws that restrict the

Wow! “No fast lanes” on the U.S. internet

  • Wigley + Company
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  • USA
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  • March 2 2015

The US Telco regulator, the Federal Communications Commission (FCC), came out strongly for net neutrality on 27 February. Here we summarise some of

FCC votes to impose new “Open Internet” rules on broadband providers

  • Kelley Drye & Warren LLP
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  • USA
  • -
  • February 27 2015

At the Federal Communications Commission's ("FCC") Open Meeting on February 26, the Commission voted along party lines (3-2) to reclassify broadband

FCC votes to approve new Net Neutrality rules

  • Davis Wright Tremaine LLP
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  • USA
  • -
  • February 27 2015

On a party-line 3-2 vote, the FCC on February 26, 2015, approved new Open Internet (or Net Neutrality) rules, although it has not released the text

FCC adopts net neutrality rules, reclassifies broadband access under Title II

  • Proskauer Rose LLP
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  • USA
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  • February 27 2015

After nearly 4 million public comments, and months of vigorous public, industry, and Congressional debate, the FCC, by a 3-2 vote, approved revised

FCC reclassifies broadband Internet access as telecom service and passes rules

  • Arent Fox LLP
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  • USA
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  • February 27 2015

On February 26, 2015, the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) approved, by an expected 3-to-2 vote, an order adopting, for the second time, rules

Cyberspace oddity: the FCC regulates internet services as common carrier telecommunications services, “protecting and promoting the Open Internet”

  • Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton LLP
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  • USA
  • -
  • February 27 2015

The FCC voted yesterday 3-2 along party lines to promulgate new rules necessary to protect the “Open Internet.” At the core of the Commission’s

Parties protest DISH network DE bidding in AWS-3 auction

  • Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • February 27 2015

DISH Network's participation in two small business designated entities (DEs) that posted gross winning bids of $13.3 billion in the FCC's Advanced

House adopts FCC Consolidated Reporting Act

  • Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • February 27 2015

Members of the U.S. House of Representatives approved legislation on Tuesday that aims to promote efficiency at the FCC by consolidating eight

FCC approves Title II regulation of broadband networks

  • Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP
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  • USA
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  • February 27 2015

In a widely anticipated and historic development, the FCC voted 3-2 along party lines yesterday to reclassify fixed and wireless broadband network