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Nexstar Strikes $4.6 Billion Deal for Media General, as Meredith Withdraws Offer
  • Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP
  • USA
  • January 29 2016

This week, Nexstar Broadcast Group successfully enticed Media General (MG) away from merger partner Meredith Corp., as members of the MG board


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


Draft House Bill Would Boost TV Broadcaster Relocation Fund
  • Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP
  • USA
  • January 8 2016

Broadcast industry executives are applauding a draft House bill, unveiled on Tuesday that would protect broadcasters and television viewers in the


FCC approves sale of Verizon wireline assets to frontier communications
  • Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP
  • USA
  • September 11 2015

Hours before the FCC shut down most of its online databases last week to accommodate IT system upgrades, the agency issued an order approving


Comcast-NBC merger hearing focuses on diversity
  • Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP
  • USA
  • June 11 2010

Witnesses gathered at a House Judiciary Committee field hearing on the Comcast-NBC Universal (NBCU) merger offered differing views on the transaction's impact on media diversity


FCC launches probe into special access contracts
  • Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP
  • USA
  • October 23 2015

Just one week after a coalition of competitive local exchange carriers (CLECs), consumer advocates and large business broadband customers called for


Eshoo takes issue with JSA rider during media ownership hearing
  • Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP
  • USA
  • December 4 2015

During a truncated House Communications Subcommittee hearing that was cut short after 20 Minutes to accommodate a series of votes on the House floor


FCC Again Declines to Rule on State of Competition in U.S. Wireless Market
  • Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP
  • USA
  • December 31 2015

Issuing its eighteenth annual report to Congress on the state of competition in the U.S. wireless sector, the FCC again refused to conclude whether


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 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