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TPG Capital Strikes $2.25 Billion Deal for Regional Cable Firm
  • Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP
  • USA
  • August 19 2016

Private equity fund TPG Capital became the newest player to advance the current wave of consolidation affecting the U.S. cable industry, agreeing


FCC Solicits Public Input on 12th Annual Broadband Progress Report
  • Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP
  • USA
  • August 12 2016

In a Notice of Inquiry (NOI) that also relates to Section 706 of the 1996 Telecommunications Act, the FCC requested comment last Thursday on its


Appeals Court Overturns FCC Decision to Preempt State Laws on Municipal Broadband
  • Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP
  • USA
  • August 12 2016

FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler promised that the FCC "will consider all of our legal and policy options" in the wake of a ruling, handed down by the Sixth


House Members Urge FCC to Expedite BDS Market Reform, As Commenters Warn of Effects on Competition, Investment
  • Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP
  • USA
  • August 12 2016

Democratic members of the House Communications & Technology Subcommittee have urged other House members in a "dear colleague" letter to support swift


Telstra to Invest Additional $2.31 Billion in Network Upgrades
  • Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP
  • USA
  • August 12 2016

During a financial presentation on Wednesday, Telstra CEO Andrew Penn unveiled his company's plan to invest an additional AU$3 billion (US$2.31


Cable Operators, Carriers Seek En Banc Review of D.C. Circuit Ruling on Open Internet Order
  • Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP
  • USA
  • August 5 2016

Carriers and trade associations connected with the fixed and wireless telecommunications industries joined cable operators last Friday in petitioning


Verizon Strikes $2.4 Billion Deal for Fleetmatics
  • Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP
  • USA
  • August 5 2016

One week after planting roots in the mobile advertising and digital media markets with its proposed $4.83 billion purchase of Yahoo, Verizon agreed


Sinclair Settles FCC Retransmission Consent Probe with $9.5 Million Payment
  • Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP
  • USA
  • August 5 2016

In an action that the FCC described as "the first of its kind to enforce the Commission's long-standing retransmission consent rules," the FCC


Copyright Office Outlines Concerns With Set-Top Box NPRM in Letter to Congress
  • Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP
  • USA
  • August 5 2016

Writing to House members, U.S. Copyright Registrar Maria Pallante warned that the FCC's plan to spur competition in the cable set-top box market by


Verizon to Pay $4.83 Billion for Yahoo Web Assets
  • Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP
  • USA
  • July 29 2016

Ending weeks of speculation, Verizon Communications confirmed its agreement on Monday to acquire web search, e-mail, digital content, and other core