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Federal Trade Commission (FTC) developments
  • Arent Fox LLP
  • USA
  • April 12 2010

There is an increasing probability that the FTC will challenge Google's pending acquisition of AdMob, a leading provider of mobile advertising services for smartphones


Intercarrier comp
  • Arent Fox LLP
  • USA
  • December 17 2010

On December 16, 2010, the New York Public Service Commission (NY PSC) voted unanimously to initiate an investigation into Verizon's intrastate access rates


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

On September 14, 2012, the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania denied the joint motion of Alcatel, Lucent, and Ericsson for reconsideration of the court’s August 21, 2012 order denying their motion to dismiss the TruePosition antitrust case alleging anticompetitive manipulation of the industry standards body, the Third Generation Partnership Program (3GPP


In the courts
  • Arent Fox LLP
  • USA
  • April 16 2012

On April 5 and April 9, 2012, two mobile marketing companies filed putative class action antitrust lawsuits in the Southern District of New York against the country’s major wireless carriers, the CTIA trade association, and various text-message (or Short Message Service) aggregators


Developments in intercarrier compensation
  • Arent Fox LLP
  • USA
  • March 26 2012

On March 20, 2012, the New York Public Service Commission (NY PSC) granted the motion of Verizon Business, a local exchange carrier (LEC), to dismiss the complaint of Qwest Communications Company alleging that it provided off-tariff access services to other interexchange carriers at rates that Verizon did not offer to Qwest


In the courts
  • Arent Fox LLP
  • USA
  • December 19 2011

After opposing it on Friday, December 9, 2011, AT&T reversed course and agreed on Monday, December 12 to join the Department of Justice motion to postpone the antitrust case seeking to enjoin the AT&TT-Mobile merger


Federal Trade Commission (FTC) developments
  • Arent Fox LLP
  • USA
  • May 10 2010

The FTC and the US Department of Justice are reportedly debating which of the two agencies will launch an inquiry into Apple's new policy of requiring software developers for Apple devices (including the iPhone and iPad) to use only Apple's programming tools


Federal Trade Commission (FTC) developments
  • Arent Fox LLP
  • USA
  • May 17 2010

The FTC announced that the deadline for its decision on whether to oppose the merger of Google and AdMob Inc. has been extended by two weeks to May 24, 2010


Federal Trade Commission (FTC) developments
  • Arent Fox LLP
  • USA
  • May 31 2010

The FTC has decided not to challenge Google's acquisition of mobile advertising network company Admob, determining that the acquisition was unlikely to harm competition in the marketplace


Federal Trade Commission (FTC) developments
  • Arent Fox LLP
  • USA
  • March 22 2010

FTC Commissioner Pamela Jones Harbour stated that Google, Facebook, and other major U.S. companies need to “step up” their privacy protection efforts or face tougher penalties from the FTC