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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


Federal Trade Commission (FTC) developments
  • Arent Fox LLP
  • USA
  • August 9 2010

The FTC appears to be investigating a complaint filed by Adobe in May 2010 against Apple alleging that its practice of refusing to accept third-party programming tools for the iPhone violates antitrust law


Federal Communications Commission (FCC) announcements
  • Arent Fox LLP
  • USA
  • August 9 2010

Chairman Julius Genachowski announced on August 5, 2010, that the FCC has begun "consultations with staff of the Antitrust Division of the Department of Justice (DOJ) about how the two agencies can apply their different statutory standards to wireless merger divestitures in a more coordinated manner."


The mobile market
  • Arent Fox LLP
  • USA
  • October 3 2011

Judge Ellen Segal Huvelle of the United States District Court for the District of Columbia entered a scheduling order last week in the U.S. Department of Justice suit to block the AT&TT-Mobile merger


The mobile market
  • Arent Fox LLP
  • USA
  • February 13 2012

The House and Senate both have passed the Federal Aviation Authority re-authorization bill that contains a requirement for a study on the possible use of cellphones during flights


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

On September 16, 2011, the U.S. Department of Justice amended its complaint to enjoin the AT&TT-Mobile merger to include the states of New York, California, Illinois, Pennsylvania, Massachusetts, Washington, and Ohio as additional plaintiffs


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


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


The mobile market
  • Arent Fox LLP
  • USA
  • September 6 2011

As was widely reported last week, the Department of Justice has filed a federal complaint seeking a permanent injunction against the AT&TT-Mobile merger