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In the courts
  • Arent Fox LLP
  • USA
  • February 4 2013

On January 28, 2013, the U.S. District Court for the District of Massachusetts brought the long-running saga between Global NAPs and Verizon one


Compliance notes
  • Arent Fox LLP
  • USA
  • January 23 2012

Carriers who have obtained numbers from either the North American Numbering Plan Administrator (NANPA), another carrier, or a pooling administrator are required to file a Numbering Resource UtilizationForecast (FCC Form 502) with NANPA by February 1, 2012


Federal Trade Commission (FTC) developments
  • Arent Fox LLP
  • USA
  • February 7 2011

On February 3, 2011, the FTC announced that it has reached tentative settlement agreements with three credit report resellers that allegedly failed to take reasonable steps to protect consumers' personal information


Compliance notes
  • Arent Fox LLP
  • USA
  • January 14 2013

Carriers that maintain tariffs on file with the California Public Utilities Commission (CA PUC) are required to file complete versions of those


In the courts
  • Arent Fox LLP
  • USA
  • May 7 2012

On May 2, 2012, T-Mobile Puerto Rico persuaded the U.S. Court of Appeals for the First Circuit to reinstate a Puerto Rico Telecommunications Regulatory Board order finding that T-Mobile’s exchange of certain traffic with the incumbent Puerto Rico Telephone Company (PRTC) was governed by the parties’ interconnection agreement (ICA) rather than PRTC’s local tariff


Developments in intercarrier compensation
  • Arent Fox LLP
  • USA
  • June 21 2010

On June 15, 2010, Sprint Spectrum LP, dba Sprint PCS and Nextel West Corp. informed the Missouri Public Service Commission (PSC) that they will elect third-party mediation to resolve a dispute with AT&T Missouri


Compliance notes
  • Arent Fox LLP
  • USA
  • January 7 2013

Comments on proposed changes to the FCC Form 499-A and Form 499-Q, along with accompanying instructions, for use in 2013 are due January 11, 2013. (DA


In the courts
  • Arent Fox LLP
  • USA
  • June 13 2011

On June 9, 2011, the United States Supreme Court reversed a Sixth Circuit decision that AT&T could charge higher, “competitive” rates to CLECs for interconnection facilities, rather than the lower, cost-based rates the FCC ordered ILECs to charge CLECs for such facilities


In the courts
  • Arent Fox LLP
  • USA
  • December 26 2011

On December 21, 2011, the United States Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit granted the State of Indiana’s motion for a stay of a district court’s September 2011 order enjoining the enforcement of its Automated Dialing Machine Statute that prohibits out-of-state robocalls


Federal Communications Commission (FCC) announcements
  • Arent Fox LLP
  • USA
  • December 26 2011

The FCC has announced the dates of its next four Open Meetings: January 31, February 15, March 21, and April 26, 2012