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Wheeler circulates order recommending FCC approval of AT&T-DirecTv deal
  • Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP
  • USA
  • July 24 2015

On Tuesday, FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler confirmed in a press statement that he has begun circulating a draft order among his fellow commissioners that


DISH protests FCC plan to deny AWS-3 bid credits
  • Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP
  • USA
  • July 24 2015

After meeting with members of the FCC's Wireless Telecommunications Bureau on Wednesday, officials of DISH Network confirmed that a draft order has


FCC adopts rules limiting DE bid discounts in spectrum auctions
  • Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP
  • USA
  • July 17 2015

By a 3-2 vote, the FCC approved rule amendments at its monthly open meeting yesterday that cap the amount of bid credits qualified small business


FCC Chairman lays out schedule for future broadband actions
  • Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP
  • USA
  • July 2 2015

During a speech last Friday at the Brookings Institution, FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler outlined the FCC's upcoming agenda for broadband-related issues


Sprint drops plan to throttle video as part of new unlimited data plan
  • Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP
  • USA
  • July 2 2015

Within hours of launching its new, unlimited "All In" wireless data offering on Tuesday, Sprint backed off of its related policy to slow or


Pai proposes FCC rule changes to support rural broadband deployment
  • Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP
  • USA
  • July 2 2015

On Monday, FCC Commissioner Ajit Pai unveiled what he termed as "a concrete and specific plan" for boosting deployment of broadband services and


Broadcast JSA bill passes Senate Commerce Committee
  • Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP
  • USA
  • July 2 2015

Television broadcasters joined FCC Commissioner Ajit Pai in applauding the passage of legislation by the Senate Commerce Committee that grandfathers


Sprint seeks FCC consent to terminate consumer wireline operations
  • Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP
  • USA
  • June 26 2015

Citing "changing market conditions" that have caused its percentage of total revenues attributable to fixed wireline services to fall to just 8


FCC launches proceeding to extend Lifeline subsidy to broadband
  • Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP
  • USA
  • June 26 2015

As anticipated, a divided FCC launched rulemaking proceedings at the agency's monthly open meeting last Thursday to extend Universal Service Fund


FCC issues order addressing petitions for reconsideration of incentive auction rules
  • Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP
  • USA
  • June 26 2015

The FCC moved closer to setting the schedule for next year's incentive auction with the release of an order last Friday that addresses various