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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
  • November 5 2012

On November 1, 2012, United States District Courts in Florida and Arizona granted the FTC’s applications for temporary restraining orders (TROs) against a host of companies alleged to have engaged in a fraudulent robocalling scheme in violation of the FTC’s Telemarketing Sales Rule and Trade Regulation Rule


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
  • August 20 2012

On August 9, 2012, the First Circuit Court of Appeals partially vacated a district court’s dismissal of the complaint filed by Green Mountain Realty Corp. against the Town of Milton Zoning Board of Appeals and the Milton Conservation Commission for their denial of Green Mountain’s request to build a 140-foot cellular tower


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


Developments in intercarrier compensation
  • Arent Fox LLP
  • USA
  • December 5 2011

On November 28, 2011, BellSouth Telecommunications, LLC dba AT&T Florida filed with the Florida Public Service Commission a motion to dismiss the complaint of FLATEL, Inc., a Florida-based telecommunications reseller


Developments in intercarrier compensation
  • Arent Fox LLP
  • USA
  • December 12 2011

On December 5, 2011, the Pennsylvania Public Utility Commission (PA PUC) appealed the FCC’s recent order on Universal Service and Intercarrier Compensation reform (FCC 11-161) to the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit


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

On July 19, 2011, the United States District Court for the Northern District of California largely dismissed a putative class action suit against AT&T Mobility in the wake of the Supreme Court's decision in AT&T Mobility v. Concepcion that the Federal Arbitration Act preempts state laws or court rulings that invalidate no-class-action clauses in consumer contracts


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