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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
  • 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


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


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
  • 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


Developments in intercarrier compensation
  • Arent Fox LLP
  • USA
  • June 20 2011

On June 10, 2011, Verizon Florida LLC filed a second motion to dismiss a complaint filed against it by Bright House Networks Information Services with the Florida Public Service Commission (FPSC


In the courts
  • Arent Fox LLP
  • USA
  • March 28 2011

On March 22, 2011, the United States Court of Appeals for the D. Circuit dismissed an appeal brought by Staton Holdings, which had once enjoyed the “All Eights Number” 888-888-8888 until MCI re-assigned it to a new customer who then switched its long-distance service to Sprint


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