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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


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 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


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 Launches Proceeding to Reform Special Access Rules
  • Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP
  • USA
  • May 6 2016

By a party-line vote of 3-2 last Thursday, the FCC launched further rulemaking proceedings that aim to replace the FCC's current regulatory approach


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


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


Broadcasters, local franchise authorities challenge cable competition order in Court
  • Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP
  • USA
  • September 4 2015

Arguing that the FCC’s decision in June to adopt a rebuttable presumption in favor of competition throughout the U.S. cable industry was “arbitrary


CTIA, Major Wireless Carriers Announce Network Resiliency Framework
  • Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP
  • USA
  • April 22 2016

With the backing of ranking House Energy & Commerce Committee member Frank Pallone (D-NJ), wireless association CTIA joined U.S. Cellular and