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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


LPTV Groups Seek En Banc Review of DC Circuit Ruling in Incentive Auction Case
  • Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP
  • USA
  • August 19 2016

Just days before the FCC kicked off the forward phase of the incentive auction on Tuesday, two low power television (LPTV) entities asked the DC


Wireless Industry Opens Forward Phase of Incentive Auction With $8.5 Billion in Bids
  • Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP
  • USA
  • August 19 2016

Sixty-two entities, including Comcast Corp., DISH Network and three of the top four national wireless carriers, opened bidding Tuesday in the forward


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


Wheeler Responds to Grassley’s Concerns on Proposed Set-Top Box Rules
  • Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP
  • USA
  • July 22 2016

In a July 11 letter posted this week to the FCC's website, FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler assured Senator Charles Grassley (R-IA) that any rules adopted by


FCC Announces Forward Auction Start Date, Issues Final List of Qualified Bidders
  • Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP
  • USA
  • July 22 2016

Three of the top four national wireless carriers are listed alongside DISH Network, Comcast, United States Cellular Corp., NTT DoCoMo of Japan, and


Legislation Containing FCC Policy Riders Adopted by House
  • Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP
  • USA
  • July 15 2016

By a margin of 239-185, members of the U.S. House of Representatives voted last Friday to approve FY 2017 financial services and appropriations


Wheeler Tells House Committee Additional Incentive Auction Rounds May be Needed
  • Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP
  • USA
  • July 15 2016

Testifying Tuesday at an oversight hearing hosted by the House Communications & Technology Subcommittee, FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler touted the results