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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


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
  • December 17 2012

On December 10, 2012, the United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit agreed with a lower court’s ruling that Mississippi’s Caller ID Anti-Spoofing Act is preempted by federal law


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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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


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