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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


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


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
  • 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


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
  • April 16 2012

On April 11, 2012, the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) announced the filing of a much-anticipated antitrust lawsuit against Apple, Inc. and five publishers alleging that they conspired to fix the price of e-books


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


Federal Trade Commission (FTC) developments
  • Arent Fox LLP
  • USA
  • September 20 2010

On September 16, 2010, Richard Feinstein, the Director of the FTC Bureau of Competition, testified before the House Subcommittee on Courts and Competition Policy


Federal Trade Commission (FTC) developments
  • Arent Fox LLP
  • USA
  • August 23 2010

On August 19, the FTC and US Department of Justice (DOJ) jointly released final versions of the Horizontal Merger Guidelines that outline how the federal antitrust agencies evaluate the likely competitive impact of mergers


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