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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 Announces Forward Auction Start Date, Issues Final List of Qualified Bidders
  • Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP
  • USA
  • July 22 2016

Three of the top four national wireless carriers are listed alongside DISH Network, Comcast, United States Cellular Corp., NTT DoCoMo of Japan, and


FCC allows cable program access rules to expire
  • Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP
  • USA
  • October 12 2012

Pointing to a national multichannel video program distribution marketplace in which cable operators now play a less dominant role, the FCC decided unanimously last Friday to allow provisions of its program access rules that prohibit exclusive contracts to expire


Governors urge FCC approval of Comcast-NBC deal
  • Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP
  • USA
  • May 28 2010

Predicting that the proposed union of Comcast and NBC Universal (NBCU) will bring “consumers across the nation more programming choices over more communications technologies,” the governors of three states in which Comcast and NBCU boast a large corporate presence wrote to the FCC on Monday to recommend “timely government approval” of the $13.75 billion transaction


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


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


Nexstar Strikes $4.6 Billion Deal for Media General, as Meredith Withdraws Offer
  • Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP
  • USA
  • January 29 2016

This week, Nexstar Broadcast Group successfully enticed Media General (MG) away from merger partner Meredith Corp., as members of the MG board


Video competition comments spotlight program costs, need for retransmission consent reform
  • Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP
  • USA
  • August 28 2015

Commenters responding to an FCC public notice on the status of competition in the U.S. video market cited rising program costs in urging the FCC to


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


AT&T-DirecTV merger wins conditional FCC approval
  • Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP
  • USA
  • July 31 2015

Three days after FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler confirmed the circulation of a draft order recommending clearance of AT&T's proposed $49 billion