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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 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


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


OMB allows FCC to proceed with special access data collection
  • Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP
  • USA
  • August 22 2014

This week, the FCC was cleared by the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) to collect data from sellers and purchasers of special access services


Liberty boosts Sirius stake, seeks FCC consent to assume control
  • Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP
  • USA
  • August 24 2012

Liberty Media moved closer to its goal of acquiring control of Sirius XM Radio with the $234.3 million purchase of additional shares to raise its stake to 48 and with the filing of documents with the FCC last Friday that request consent for Liberty to assume control of the satellite radio service provider


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 Commence Bidding in First Phase of Incentive Auction
  • Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP
  • USA
  • June 3 2016

Bidding began at 10 AM Tuesday in the reverse phase of the FCC's history-making incentive auction. During the current phase broadcast industry


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


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


AT&T, America Movil Approved as Sole Participants in Mexican AWS Auction
  • Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP
  • Mexico, USA
  • February 12 2016

Mexico's Federal Telecommunications Institute (IFT) has approved AT&T and America Movil (AM) as the sole participants in an auction of Advanced