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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


Developments in intercarrier compensation
  • Arent Fox LLP
  • USA
  • March 4 2013

On February 25, 2013, Comcast Phone of California, LLC filed a motion with the California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) requesting an order to


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


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
  • 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
  • July 9 2012

On July 3, 2012, a New York Criminal Court Judge ruled that Twitter must produce tweets and user information about a criminal defendant, an Occupy Wall Street protester, that were subpoenaed by the District Attorney


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
  • 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