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FCC cites DISH control over DES in order denying AWS-3 bid credits
  • Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP
  • USA
  • August 21 2015

As anticipated, the FCC adopted a Memorandum Opinion and Order (MO&O) on Monday denying $3.3 billion in bid credits accrued by a pair of DISH


FCC, Industry Canada sign agreement on 600 MHz band
  • Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP
  • USA
  • August 21 2015

FCC officials confirmed last Friday that the agency has signed a Statement of Intent (SOI) with Industry Canada (IC) setting forth the framework for


Sprint joins ranks of no-contract wireless carriers
  • Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP
  • USA
  • August 21 2015

One week after Verizon Wireless eliminated traditional, two-year service contracts for all new customers, Sprint announced Monday that it would


Draft FCC items would implement STELARA provisions, eliminate Syndicated Exclusivity rule
  • Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP
  • USA
  • August 14 2015

FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler disclosed in a Wednesday blog post that he has begun circulating a trio of draft items among the FCC’s commissioners that


FCC declines to boost incentive auction spectrum reserve
  • Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP
  • USA
  • August 7 2015

In a second development that relates to the incentive auction, the FCC voted unanimously Wednesday to deny reconsideration of rules, promulgated last


Divided FCC approves procedures for incentive auction
  • Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP
  • USA
  • August 7 2015

By a 3-2 vote along party lines, the FCC adopted a public notice yesterday which establishes bidding, spectrum clearance, channel repacking and other


Dish Network CEO outlines company’s wireless spectrum strategy
  • Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP
  • USA
  • August 7 2015

During a conference call with analysts on Wednesday, DISH Network CEO Charlie Ergen discussed his company's wireless spectrum strategy in the event


T-Mobile surpasses Sprint as nation’s third-largest wireless carrier
  • Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP
  • USA
  • August 7 2015

Second quarter earnings reports issued this week by T-Mobile US and Sprint confirm that T-Mobile has overtaken Sprint as the nation's third-ranked


AT&T-DirecTV merger wins conditional FCC approval
  • Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP
  • USA
  • July 31 2015

Three days after FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler confirmed the circulation of a draft order recommending clearance of AT&T's proposed $49 billion


FCC, Mexican officials agree on guidelines for clearing 600 MHz band
  • Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP
  • USA
  • July 31 2015

FCC International Bureau Chief Mindel De La Torre joined FCC Incentive Auction Task Force Chairman Gary Epstein in announcing that Mexico's Instituto