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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


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


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


FCC bans exclusive cable contracts in multi-unit dwellings, as it extends video franchise rules to cable firms
  • Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP
  • USA
  • November 2 2007

The cable industry was spotlighted in a pair of orders adopted Wednesday by the FCC, which voted to ban exclusive cable access arrangements that cover apartment buildings as it extended to cable operators some of the franchising relief accorded to competitive video service providers last year


News Corp-Liberty Media transfer approved by FCC
  • Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP
  • USA
  • February 29 2008

After a year-long wait, News Corp. and Liberty Media received FCC clearance on Monday to proceed with a share swap through which News Corp. would exchange its 38.6 stake in DirecTV for Liberty’s 16.3 interest in News Corp


Senate lawmakers introduce bill to grandfather existing broadcast JSAs
  • Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP
  • USA
  • May 8 2015

Joint sales agreements (JSAs) that had been signed on or before March 31, 2014 between TV broadcasters in the same market would be grandfathered under


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


Draft House Bill Would Boost TV Broadcaster Relocation Fund
  • Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP
  • USA
  • January 8 2016

Broadcast industry executives are applauding a draft House bill, unveiled on Tuesday that would protect broadcasters and television viewers in the


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