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FCC seeks comment on two petitions related to recent TCPA rule changes
  • Arent Fox LLP
  • USA
  • November 4 2013

On November 1, the Federal Communications Commission's Consumer and Governmental Affairs Bureau released public notices seeking comment on two


In the courts
  • Arent Fox LLP
  • USA
  • January 28 2013

On January 22, 2013, following a 10-day bench trial, the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Texas agreed with Verizon that its former


In the courts
  • Arent Fox LLP
  • USA
  • January 14 2013

On January 7, 2013, the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York ruled that Windstream Communications could recover a significant


Developments in intercarrier compensation
  • Arent Fox LLP
  • USA
  • May 9 2011

On May 9, 2010, the Committee on Utilities and Commerce of the California Assembly will vote on proposed legislation that would bar the California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) from imposing any regulation on Voice-over-Internet-Protocol (VoIP) providers with the exception of requiring such providers to contribute to the state universal service fund (USF


In the courts
  • Arent Fox LLP
  • USA
  • April 25 2011

On April 19, 2011, the US District Court for the District of New Hampshire denied AT&T Mobility's appeal from the Town of Candia's denial of a for a variance to build a 120-foot or 150-foot monopole tower


Developments in intercarrier compensation
  • Arent Fox LLP
  • USA
  • March 7 2011

On February 23, 2011, an administrative law judge from the Colorado Public Utilities Commission filed his recommended decision in the access charge case brought by Qwest Communications Corp. against several competitive local exchange carriers (CLECs


In the courts
  • Arent Fox LLP
  • USA
  • March 14 2011

On March 8, 2011, the US Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit reversed, in part, a Michigan federal trial court's denial of a challenge by CMC Telecom, a competitive local exchange carrier (CLEC), to a Michigan PUC ruling that AT&T Michigan did not violate the Telecommunications Act by refusing to disclose individualized resale contracts to CMC


In the courts
  • Arent Fox LLP
  • USA
  • March 28 2011

On March 22, 2011, the United States Court of Appeals for the D. Circuit dismissed an appeal brought by Staton Holdings, which had once enjoyed the “All Eights Number” 888-888-8888 until MCI re-assigned it to a new customer who then switched its long-distance service to Sprint


Developments in intercarrier compensation
  • Arent Fox LLP
  • USA
  • April 4 2011

On March 29, 2011, Spencer Municipal Communications Utility, a local exchange carrier (LEC) in Iowa, filed a complaint against Qwest Communications Company, LLC in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Iowa. Spencer


Developments in intercarrier compensation
  • Arent Fox LLP
  • USA
  • April 11 2011

On April 4, 2011, the Mississippi Public Service Commission (PSC) and a dozen Mississippi rural LECs appealed to the United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit from a Mississippi federal court order reversing the PSC's finding that Total Element Long Run Incremental Cost (TELRIC) pricing is not required for the rural LECs' arbitrated reciprocal compensation rates for traffic exchanged with AT&T Mobility