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Broadband news
  • Arent Fox LLP
  • USA
  • September 10 2012

On September 3, 2012, the Democratic Party released its 2012 platform at the Democratic National Convention in Charlotte, NC. The platform vows to preserve the United States’ “leadership in the Internet economy” by ensuring a “21st century digital infrastructure” through high-speed wireless broadband, freeing up wireless spectrum, and building a national public safety network


Broadband news
  • Arent Fox LLP
  • USA
  • June 18 2012

It has been reported that the Department of Justice (DOJ) has initiated an antitrust investigation of cable company data limits and other practices that limit access to the content of competing companies like Hulu and Netflix


Broadband news
  • Arent Fox LLP
  • USA
  • November 21 2011

On November 16, 2011, two companies filed suit in the U.S. District Court for the Central District of California against the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) and ICM Registry, LLC (ICM) challenging the new system for increasing the number of Top-Level Domains (TLDs) under the antitrust and unfair competition laws


Broadband news
  • Arent Fox LLP
  • Global, USA
  • January 9 2012

On January 3, 2012, Lawrence Strickling of the National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA) sent a letter to the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) urging it to take measures to ease concerns about the expansion of generic top-level domains (gTLDs


Broadband news
  • Arent Fox LLP
  • USA
  • September 24 2012

On September 18, 2012, Free Press, Public Knowledge, and the New America Foundation’s Open Technology Institute announced they would file a formal complaint at the FCC alleging that AT&T, Inc. is violating the Open Internet rules by limiting the Apple FaceTime video chat service to certain mobile broadband plans offered by AT&T


Broadband news
  • Arent Fox LLP
  • USA
  • July 2 2012

On June 27, 2012, the FCC Enforcement Bureau announced that it has resolved its investigation of Comcast regarding compliance with the ComcastNBCU merger conditions


Broadband news
  • Arent Fox LLP
  • Global, USA
  • April 16 2012

Like AT&T and Verizon, Sprint is also facing a shareholder vote on imposing net neutrality principles on its wireless network


Broadband news
  • Arent Fox LLP
  • USA
  • July 9 2012

On July 2, 2012, Verizon and MetroPCS filed their initial briefs in the appeal at the D.C. Circuit of the FCC’s Open Internet Rules (Verizon Wireless v. FCC, Case No. 11-1355 and consolidated cases


Broadband news
  • Arent Fox LLP
  • USA
  • May 29 2012

Last week it was reported that L2Networks Corp., a small Georgia telecommunications company, filed the first formal Open Internet complaint at the FCC


Broadband news
  • Arent Fox LLP
  • USA
  • July 16 2012

On July 4, 2012, many of the organizations behind the protests against the Stop Online Privacy Act (SOPA) and the Protect IP Act (PIPA) legislation, including Free Press and the Center for Democracy & Technology, launched a new website displaying the Declaration of Internet Freedom