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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


Broadcasters Set $86.4 Billion Clearing Cost During Reverse Stage of Incentive Auction
  • Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP
  • USA
  • July 1 2016

As wireless carriers prepared this week to submit upfront payments for the forward phase of the incentive auction, the reverse phase of the incentive


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


Justice Department Approves Nextstar-Media General Merger with Conditions
  • Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP
  • USA
  • September 9 2016

Last Friday, antitrust officials with the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) approved Nextstar Broadcasting's proposed $4.6 billion purchase of Media


FCC Again Declines To Reach Conclusion On the Competitive State Of The U.S. Wireless Market
  • Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP
  • USA
  • September 30 2016

For the sixth year in a row, the FCC has delivered an annual report to Congress on the competitive state of the U.S. wireless market that declines to


FCC Solicits Comment On Biennial Review Of Telecommunications Regulations
  • Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP
  • USA
  • November 4 2016

Yesterday, the FCC kicked off its 2016 biennial review of telecommunications regulations with the issuance of a public notice which seeks input from


Comcast-NBC merger application offers program access, other commitments
  • Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP
  • USA
  • February 5 2010

In documents that request FCC approval of the transfer of control of broadcast and other licenses held by NBC Universal (NBCU) to Comcast, the merger partners touted the public interest benefits of the proposed $30 billion transaction, as they offered a smorgasbord of voluntary commitments that are intended to alleviate the concerns of critics of the merger


Dish Network CEO outlines company’s wireless spectrum strategy
  • Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP
  • USA
  • August 7 2015

During a conference call with analysts on Wednesday, DISH Network CEO Charlie Ergen discussed his company's wireless spectrum strategy in the event


TeliaSonera, Telenor to sell 40 stake in joint network firm
  • Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP
  • European Union, USA
  • September 11 2015

To ease European Commission (EC) concerns over the proposed union of their Danish wireless operations, TeliaSonera and Telenor confirmed Monday that


FCC cites DISH control over DES in order denying AWS-3 bid credits
  • Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP
  • USA
  • August 21 2015

As anticipated, the FCC adopted a Memorandum Opinion and Order (MO&O) on Monday denying $3.3 billion in bid credits accrued by a pair of DISH