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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


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
  • August 27 2012

On August 21, 2012, the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania denied the joint motion of Alcatel, Lucent, and Ericsson to dismiss the complaint of TruePosition alleging abusive standards-setting in violation of the antitrust laws


The mobile market
  • Arent Fox LLP
  • USA
  • January 7 2013

The FCC has extended the pleading cycle regarding the application of Softbank Corp. to acquire 70 of Sprint. Petitions to deny are


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


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
  • 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


In the courts
  • Arent Fox LLP
  • USA
  • March 8 2010

On March 2, 2010, the US District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan affirmed the order of the Michigan Public Service Commission (PSC) that extended Sprint's interconnection agreement with AT&T in accordance with the FCC's AT&T-BellSouth merger conditions