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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


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


Verizon Strikes $1.8 Billion Deal for XO Fiber Unit
  • Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP
  • USA
  • February 26 2016

On Monday, Verizon Communications shored up its enterprise broadband network operations and also positioned itself for the launch of future


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


Franken urges probe into Comcast’s compliance with NBCU merger conditions
  • Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP
  • USA
  • May 11 2012

Highlighting difficulties experienced by a particular online video distributor (OVD) in gaining access to Comcast-controlled programming, Senator Al Franken (D-MN) urged the FCC and the Justice Department (DOJ) on Monday to investigate Comcast’s compliance with conditions that were attached by the FCC and the DOJ to the cable firm’s merger with NBC Universal (NBCU


French Antitrust Authority Sanctions Orange for Competitive Abuses
  • Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP
  • France, USA
  • December 24 2015

Executives of Orange, the dominant provider of wireline and wireless services to French customers, confirmed late last week that they will not


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


Broadcasters, cable operators debate FCC proposal on effective competition
  • Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP
  • USA
  • April 17 2015

Comments filed last Friday in response to the FCC's rulemaking proposal to alter the current standard for determining effective cable competition


Wheeler Defends FCC Reports on Broadband and Wireless Competition
  • Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP
  • USA
  • March 18 2016

Responding to a recent House inquiry, FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler defended the FCC's findings in recent Congressional reports that the U.S. broadband


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