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FCC Approves Spectrum Lease Arrangement between Verizon, XO Communications
  • Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP
  • USA
  • July 29 2016

In a development that may help Verizon fulfill its goal to become the first national U.S. wireless carrier to deploy fifth generation (5G) wireless


FCC allows cable program access rules to expire
  • Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP
  • USA
  • October 12 2012

Pointing to a national multichannel video program distribution marketplace in which cable operators now play a less dominant role, the FCC decided unanimously last Friday to allow provisions of its program access rules that prohibit exclusive contracts to expire


Appeals Court Questions Basis For FCC Reversal Of Cable Competition Presumption
  • Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP
  • USA
  • November 18 2016

During oral arguments last Thursday, a three-judge panel of the D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals questioned the FCC's grounds for reversing the agency's


DISH Network confirms plan to participate in AWS-3 re-auction
  • Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP
  • USA
  • November 13 2015

During a third-quarter earnings call with analysts on Monday, DISH Network President Charles Ergen confirmed his company's intention to bid in a


AT&T to Invest $10 Billion on Global Business Solutions Division
  • Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP
  • USA
  • February 26 2016

As Verizon Communications announced plans to boost its enterprise operations through the acquisition of XO's fiber unit, chief rival AT&T took steps


House Republicans Question Wheeler on Definitions of Broadband and Competition
  • Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP
  • USA
  • February 12 2016

Claiming that, over the past five years, the FCC "has applied inconsistent definitions and analyses" in assessing the competitive state of the


FCC Approves $4.6 Billion Merger of Nexstar and Media General
  • Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP
  • USA
  • January 13 2017

Nexstar received FCC consent Wednesday to proceed with its plan to acquire Media General (MG) in a $4.6 billion transaction that will make the


India to allow spectrum trading among wireless carriers
  • Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP
  • India, USA
  • September 11 2015

Providers of mobile voice and broadband services in India will be able to swap or sell their spectrum assets to other carriers in accordance with new


Broadcasters Commence Bidding in First Phase of Incentive Auction
  • Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP
  • USA
  • June 3 2016

Bidding began at 10 AM Tuesday in the reverse phase of the FCC's history-making incentive auction. During the current phase broadcast industry


FCC Approves Verizon Acquisition Of XO Fiber Unit
  • Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP
  • USA
  • November 18 2016

Over the objections of several petitioners, the FCC on Wednesday approved plans by Verizon Communications to purchase the fiber optic network business