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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
  • December 3 2012

On November 21, 2012, the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California preliminarily approved a $14 million settlement of a class action suit in which landowners claimed that Qwest, Sprint, Level 3, and WilTel installed fiber-optic lines on their property without asking for their permission or providing compensation


Developments in intercarrier compensation
  • Arent Fox LLP
  • USA
  • September 10 2012

On September 4, 2012, the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals affirmed the U.S. District Court for the District of Nevada’s decision to dismiss Autotel’s complaint concerning an interconnection agreement dispute with Nevada Bell Telephone Company, dba AT&T of Nevada, but remanded the case back to the district court in order to evaluate whether Autotel can lodge a separate claim against AT&T pursuant to Federal Communications Commission regulations


In the courts
  • Arent Fox LLP
  • USA
  • September 10 2012

On September 4, 2012, the Eighth Circuit Court of Appeals dismissed Sprint’s appeal of the Southern District of Iowa’s decision to abstain from hearing Sprint’s challenge to an Iowa Utilities Board ruling that Sprint owed Windstream’s intrastate access charges on VoIP calls


In the courts
  • Arent Fox LLP
  • USA
  • July 30 2012

On July 24, 2012, the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania largely denied Sprint Nextel’s motion to dismiss the complaint that CLEC Line Systems, Inc. brought against it for the collection of unpaid access charges for the termination of interstate and intrastate interMTA traffic from Sprint’s customers


In the courts
  • Arent Fox LLP
  • USA
  • October 15 2012

On October 5, 2012, Google Inc. and Slide Inc., together with the class that sued them for violating the Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA), filed a motion with the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California seeking approval of a $6 million settlement


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
  • August 27 2012

On August 21, 2012, the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania denied the joint motion of Alcatel, Lucent, and Ericsson to dismiss the complaint of TruePosition alleging abusive standards-setting in violation of the antitrust laws


In the courts
  • Arent Fox LLP
  • USA
  • November 26 2012

On November 16, 2012, the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of New York denied a motion for preliminary injunction filed by TVC Albany, a local and long-distance phone company, against two of its business customers, American Energy Care and Best Cleaners


In the courts
  • Arent Fox LLP
  • USA
  • June 11 2012

On June 5, 2012, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit affirmed a Philadelphia district court’s reversal of the Pennsylvania Public Utility Commission (PUC) rejection of Verizon’s application of the term “fiber-based collocator” which a component of unbundling impairment analysis