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Broadband Rate Regulation Bill Passes House
  • Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP
  • USA
  • April 22 2016

By a partisan vote of 241-173, the U.S. House of Representatives adopted legislation last Friday prohibiting FCC regulation of broadband Internet


Senate Commerce Committee Adopts FCC, “Internet of Things” Bills
  • Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP
  • USA
  • April 22 2016

This week, members of the Senate Commerce Committee adopted, on a bipartisan basis, a pair of bills that would reauthorize the FCC for the first time


Broadcasters Call for FCC Proceedings on Next-Generation TV Standard
  • Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP
  • USA
  • April 15 2016

As the National Association of Broadcasters (NAB) geared up for the start of its annual trade show this week in Las Vegas, a coalition consisting of


Senate Subcommittee Questions FCC Chairman on JSAs, Broadband Rate Regulation
  • Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP
  • USA
  • April 8 2016

The FCC's regulatory treatment of broadcast joint sales agreements (JSAs) involved in merger transactions, and the issue of broadband rate regulation


FCC Launches Proceeding on Proposed Privacy Rules for ISPs
  • Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP
  • USA
  • April 8 2016

By a 3-2 vote marked by dissents from both FCC Republicans, the FCC adopted a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NPRM) late last week soliciting comments


House Lawmakers Call for GAO Study of FCC Set-Top Box Proposal
  • Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP
  • USA
  • April 8 2016

House Communications Subcommittee Chairman Greg Walden (R-OR) joined House Energy and Commerce Committee member Yvette Clarke (D-NY) last Friday


FCC, CFPB Unveil Broadband Transparency Label
  • Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP
  • USA
  • April 8 2016

In a second development this week relating to transparency between broadband Internet service providers (ISPs) and their customers, the FCC unveiled


Verizon to Acquire 24.5 Stake in AwesomenessTV
  • Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP
  • USA
  • April 8 2016

Verizon Communications took steps this week to boost its position with consumers seeking access to video content on the go with an agreement to


Public Interest Groups Urge FCC Action Against Zero-Rating
  • Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP
  • USA
  • April 1 2016

In another development that relates to the FCC's net neutrality rules and to mobile data caps, a group of more than 50 public interest and consumer


Netflix Confirms Throttling of Mobile Video Streams
  • Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP
  • USA
  • April 1 2016

Disclosures late last week that Netflix throttles, or slows the transmission speed of, video content streamed by customers of Verizon Wireless and