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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


FCC Ends First Stage of Forward Auction with $23 Billion in Bids
  • Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP
  • USA
  • September 2 2016

Two weeks and 27 rounds after the commencement of the forward phase of the incentive auction on August 16, the FCC announced Tuesday that bidding in


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


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


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 to release special access market data to authorized parties
  • Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP
  • USA
  • September 25 2015

Launching what it described as "the next major step" in its review of competitive conditions in the U.S. special access service marketplace, the FCC


Verizon offers to sell 700 MHz spectrum in exchange for approval of SpectrumCo deal
  • Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP
  • USA
  • April 20 2012

To placate regulators and rival carriers who have voiced concern with Verizon Wireless’s proposed $3.9 billion acquisition of advanced wireless service spectrum held by the SpectrumCo venture, Verizon said on Wednesday that it would sell its A- and B-block licenses in the 700 MHz band upon receiving regulatory approval of the SpectrumCo deal


ACA report suggests conditions on Comcast-NBCU merger
  • Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP
  • USA
  • November 12 2010

A study compiled by a former FCC chief economist and issued Monday by the American Cable Association (ACA) estimates that U.S. cable consumers could face significant rate increases if the Comcast-NBC Universal (NBCU) merger is approved by the FCC without conditions


FCC Fines Carrier $51 Million for Overbilling Lifeline Program
  • Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP
  • USA
  • April 15 2016

On the heels of its decision last week to enact reforms to the Universal Service Fund (USF) Lifeline program, the FCC announced plans to hold Total


House Subcommittee Approves Measure to Maintain Current Lifeline Cap
  • Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP
  • USA
  • April 22 2016

On Tuesday, members of the House Communications & Technology Subcommittee approved by voice vote the CURB Lifeline Act (H.R. 4884) which would