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In the courts
  • Arent Fox LLP
  • USA
  • April 26 2010

On April 7, 2010, the Ohio Supreme Court ruled that American Fiber Systems' dark fiber was subject to the State's ad valorem tax on the property of interexchange telecommunications carriers


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


In the courts
  • Arent Fox LLP
  • USA
  • December 24 2012

On December 19, 2012, the FCC explained to the Supreme Court that it deserves deference when it is reviewing its own authority to issue rules and orders


In the courts
  • Arent Fox LLP
  • USA
  • December 31 2012

On December 21, 2012, Verizon and MetroPCS filed their reply brief in the appeal from the FCC Open Internet Order, arguing that the order fails in


Developments in intercarrier compensation
  • Arent Fox LLP
  • USA
  • December 10 2012

On December 4, 2012, the Colorado Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) issued a recommended order that would permit Windstream Corp. to disconnect service to MJ Communications, Inc., dba Telenet Telephone for failure to pay required interconnection charges


Developments in intercarrier compensation
  • Arent Fox LLP
  • USA
  • February 11 2013

On January 31, 2013, the Kansas Corporation Commission (KCC) issued a final order in a show cause proceeding it initiated against TWC Digital Phone


Federal Communications Commission (FCC) announcements
  • Arent Fox LLP
  • USA
  • November 5 2012

On October 31, FCC Chairman Julius Genachowski issued a release praising the State Department’s second proposal to the World Conference on International Telecommunications (WCIT


Developments in intercarrier compensation
  • Arent Fox LLP
  • USA
  • November 5 2012

On October 31, 2012, the Washington Utilities and Transportation Commission (WUTC) denied the joint motion to dismiss from Pac-West Telecomm, Inc. and Level 3 Communications, LLC in a consolidated proceeding against Qwest. Pac-West and Level 3 had filed complaints against Qwest in 2005 alleging that it was violating the parties’ interconnection agreements (ICAs) and the FCC’s intercarrier compensation rules by refusing to pay reciprocal compensation for terminating “Virtual NXX” (VNXX) ISP-bound traffic originated by Qwest customers


In the courts
  • Arent Fox LLP
  • USA
  • February 18 2013

On February 13, 2013, the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of New York approved a stipulation between LightSquared and, among others


In the courts
  • Arent Fox LLP
  • USA
  • January 23 2012

On January 18, 2012, the United States Supreme Court held that private litigants can file Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA) claims in federal court