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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


Developments in intercarrier compensation
  • Arent Fox LLP
  • USA
  • April 4 2011

On March 29, 2011, Spencer Municipal Communications Utility, a local exchange carrier (LEC) in Iowa, filed a complaint against Qwest Communications Company, LLC in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Iowa. Spencer


In the courts
  • Arent Fox LLP
  • USA
  • April 4 2011

On March 30, 2011, the United States Supreme Court heard oral argument in the appeal from the Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals' decision that incumbent local exchange carriers are entitled to charge higher "competitive" rates for their entrance facilities, rather than the lower cost-based rates that the FCC ordered them to charge pursuant to the Telecommunications Act of 1996


Developments in intercarrier compensation
  • Arent Fox LLP
  • USA
  • April 11 2011

On April 4, 2011, the Mississippi Public Service Commission (PSC) and a dozen Mississippi rural LECs appealed to the United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit from a Mississippi federal court order reversing the PSC's finding that Total Element Long Run Incremental Cost (TELRIC) pricing is not required for the rural LECs' arbitrated reciprocal compensation rates for traffic exchanged with AT&T Mobility


In the courts
  • Arent Fox LLP
  • USA
  • April 11 2011

On March 29, 2011, the United States District Court for the District of New Jersey denied a Verizon Wireless motion for judgment on the pleadings in the certified class action seeking relief from the overbilling of its Family Share Plan customers


In the courts
  • Arent Fox LLP
  • USA
  • January 28 2013

On January 22, 2013, following a 10-day bench trial, the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Texas agreed with Verizon that its former


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
  • June 25 2012

On June 21, 2012, the Supreme Court vacated the fines levied by the FCC against Fox and ABC for “fleeting expletives” that occurred during live broadcasts


Developments in intercarrier compensation
  • Arent Fox LLP
  • USA
  • June 27 2011

On June 22, 2011, a group of 34 Missouri local exchange carriers (LECs) filed a complaint against Halo Wireless, Inc. with the Missouri Public Service Commission (MPSC), alleging that Halo is illegally sending traffic to the LECs for termination


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