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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


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


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


White House Urges FCC to Open Cable Set-Top Box Market to Competition
  • Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP
  • USA
  • April 22 2016

As part of a larger executive branch effort that encourages federal departments and agencies to make "further progress" on promoting competition


Cable Industry Defends Effective Competition Order in Court Brief
  • Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP
  • USA
  • February 19 2016

Disputing broadcaster and local franchise authority (LFA) claims that the FCC erred in reversing its long-standing presumption that cable operators


FCC Grants ILECs Relief from Broadband Conduit and Other Access Rules
  • Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP
  • USA
  • December 31 2015

Acting on a petition filed by US Telecom, the FCC granted incumbent local exchange carriers (ILECs) full or partial forbearance from a variety of


FCC approves DISH license transfer, but rejects waiver of MSSATC integrated service rule
  • Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP
  • USA
  • March 9 2012

Last Friday, DISH Network won FCC approval of its request to acquire 2 GHz mobile satellite service (MSS) S-band licenses and related assets from bankrupt MSS providers TerreStar Networks and DBSD North America


Crown Castle To Pay $1.5 Billion For FiberNet
  • Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP
  • USA
  • November 4 2016

In a second development this week with implications for the fiber network market, Crown Castle International (CCI) unveiled plans on Tuesday to


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 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