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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
  • 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


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 26 2011

On December 20, 2011, the South Carolina Public Service Commission issued a scheduling order for AT&T South Carolina’s complaint against Halo Wireless


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
  • 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


In the courts
  • Arent Fox LLP
  • USA
  • October 8 2012

On October 1, 2012, Sprint, Qwest, Level 3, WilTel filed for approval of their settlement with putative class of Pennsylvania landowners in a case alleging improper takings of property for the installation of fiber-optic cable on their property


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 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
  • 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