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Current Telecom Developments
  • Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP
  • European Union, Mexico, USA
  • February 12 2016

Claiming that, over the past five years, the FCC “has applied inconsistent definitions and analyses” in assessing the competitive state of the


SoftBank to Acquire U.K. Chip Designer ARM Holdings for $32 Billion
  • Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP
  • European Union, United Kingdom, USA
  • July 22 2016

Softbank Corp. of Japanthe majority owner of U.S. wireless carrier Sprintsurprised industry observers this week with a US$32 billion agreement to


EU Member States Ratify Privacy Shield Data Pact
  • Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP
  • European Union, USA
  • July 15 2016

Representatives of European Union (EU) member states voted last Friday to approve the "Privacy Shield" framework that will take the place of the


TeliaSonera, Telenor to sell 40 stake in joint network firm
  • Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP
  • European Union, USA
  • September 11 2015

To ease European Commission (EC) concerns over the proposed union of their Danish wireless operations, TeliaSonera and Telenor confirmed Monday that


House passes bill to extend data privacy rights to U.S. allies
  • Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP
  • European Union, USA
  • October 23 2015

U.S. and European Union (EU) officials engaged in negotiations toward a new "safe harbor" agreement on digital data flows received welcome news on


Orange wins conditional EC approval for Jazztel acquisition
  • Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP
  • European Union, USA
  • May 22 2015

On Tuesday, Orange S.A. Of France received European Commission (EC) clearance to proceed with its planned acquisition of Spanish fixed line broadband


Report gives Europe first place ranking in broadband use
  • Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP
  • European Union, USA
  • August 7 2009

A report on digital competitiveness released on Tuesday by the European Commission (EC) asserts that the European Union (EU) now ranks as “the world leader in broadband Internet,” owing to substantial gains in uptake over the past five years that now give the EU a three-point lead over the U.S. in fixed-line broadband connections


Wireless industry, scientists debate results of cell phone safety study
  • Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP
  • European Union, USA
  • May 21 2010

The results of a five-year, multimillion dollar study conducted by Interphone on the health effects of cell phone use were lauded by US and European wireless industry officials who say the research validates their position against any conclusive link between mobile phone use and brain tumors


Carriers tell FCC that “bill shock” rules are unnecessary
  • Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP
  • European Union, USA
  • July 9 2010

Responding to an FCC proposal that would require wireless carriers to send “bill shock” alerts to subscribers, wireless association CTIA and all of the major U.S. wireless operators stood together in opposition to the plan, which they claim is unnecessary and targets a problem in European Union (EU) markets that does not exist in the U.S


Wireless patent deals cleared by Justice Department, EU
  • Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP
  • European Union, USA
  • February 17 2012

On Monday, the U.S. Justice Department and the European Union cleared key wireless patent deals that involve Google, Apple, Microsoft, and Research-In-Motion, while warning the parties that the government will not hesitate to act against abusive technology patent lawsuits that aim to thwart competition