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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


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


Tate to cast deciding vote on Sirius-XM merger
  • Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP
  • USA
  • July 25 2008

FCC Commissioner Deborah Tate is poised to cast the final, deciding vote on the long-pending merger of XM and Sirius Satellite Radio, as both of the agency’s Democrats Commissioners Michael Copps and Jonathan Adelstein broke ranks with Republicans Robert McDowell and Chairman Kevin Martin, who have both voted for a draft order that would approve the $7.54 billion transaction with conditions outlined by Martin last month


Copps urges FCC to conduct inquiry into News Corp-Dow Jones merger
  • Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP
  • USA
  • November 2 2007

Describing News Corp.’s proposed $5.6 billion acquisition of Dow Jones as “unprecedented,” FCC Commissioner Michael Copps urged Kevin Martin, the agency’s chairman, to launch an investigation into the News Corp.-Dow Jones merger, which, according to Copps, “would appear directly to affect the New York metropolitan market in terms of localism, diversity and competition.”


Comcast To File Application to Bid for Wireless Spectrum in Forward Auction
  • Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP
  • USA
  • February 5 2016

On Wednesday, Comcast CFO Michael Cavanaugh confirmed that his company is filing an application with the FCC to participate in upcoming "forward"


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


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


House, Senate panelists question AT&T and DirecTV on merger plan
  • Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP
  • USA
  • June 27 2014

At back-to-back congressional hearings, executives of AT&T and DirecTV addressed concerns raised by lawmakers and various industry witnesses on the


Comcast-NBC merger hearing focuses on diversity
  • Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP
  • USA
  • June 11 2010

Witnesses gathered at a House Judiciary Committee field hearing on the Comcast-NBC Universal (NBCU) merger offered differing views on the transaction's impact on media diversity