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In the courts
  • Arent Fox LLP
  • USA
  • April 26 2010

On April 7, 2010, the Ohio Supreme Court ruled that American Fiber Systems' dark fiber was subject to the State's ad valorem tax on the property of interexchange telecommunications carriers


Developments in intercarrier compensation
  • Arent Fox LLP
  • USA
  • March 31 2010

On February 18, 2010, the US District Court for the Northern District of Illinois denied the motion of AT&T-Illinois to dismiss claims by Global NAPs Illinois, Inc. that the Illinois Commerce Commission (ICC) violated federal communications law and due process in holding that GNAPs owes AT&T terminating access charges for Voice-over-Internet-Protocol traffic under the parties’ interconnection agreement


In the courts
  • Arent Fox LLP
  • USA
  • March 31 2010

On February 23, 2010, the US Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit affirmed a Michigan district court's vacatur of the Michigan Public Service Commission's ruling that ILECs must offer entrance facilities to CLECs at Total Element Long-Run Incremental Cost (TELRIC) prices


In the courts
  • Arent Fox LLP
  • USA
  • October 12 2010

On September 30, 2010, the US District Court for the Eastern District of North Carolina granted summary judgment in favor of certain rural local exchange carriers ("RLECs") against the challenge lodged by AT&T Mobility and Alltel Communications against a North Carolina Utility Commission (NCUC) arbitration decision arising out of the RLECs' 2005 demand for interconnection and reciprocal compensation rates


Telecom privacy news
  • Arent Fox LLP
  • Canada, United Kingdom, USA
  • October 12 2010

The US Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit has affirmed three lower court rulings concluding that federal agents' computer searches relating to the use of steroids in professional baseball violated the Fourth Amendment


In the courts
  • Arent Fox LLP
  • USA
  • August 2 2010

On July 23, 2010, the US District Court for the Southern District of Indiana resolved motions for summary judgment in the last surviving case that made up the In re AT&T Corporation Fiber Optic Cable Installation multi-district litigation


In the courts
  • Arent Fox LLP
  • USA
  • December 6 2010

On November 23, 2010, the US District Court for the Middle District of Pennsylvania denied a Pennsylvania township's motion to dismiss a zoning-related suit brought by wireless tower developer Global Tower LLC under section 704 of the Telecommunications Act


Developments in intercarrier compensation
  • Arent Fox LLP
  • USA
  • March 8 2010

On February 25, 2010, Qwest Corp. filed a seven-count complaint in the US District Court for the Northern District of Texas against Broadvox, Inc. seeking recovery of unpaid access charges


In the courts
  • Arent Fox LLP
  • USA
  • March 29 2010

On March 22, 2010, the US District Court for the District of Arizona dismissed Eschelon's cross-claim against the Arizona Corporation Commission relating to its ruling that Qwest may charge $200 per day for non-emergency expedited requests for unbundled loops


In the courts
  • Arent Fox LLP
  • USA
  • June 7 2010

On May 28, 2010, Chief Judge Conrad of the federal district court in Charlotte, North Carolina dismissed a lawsuit brought by billing agency CGM, LLC alleging that BellSouth's promotional policies for CLEC wholesale resellers violates section 251(c) of the Telecommunications Act of 1996