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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"


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


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


TeliaSonera, Telenor to sell 40 stake in joint network firm
  • Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP
  • European Union, USA
  • September 11 2015

To ease European Commission (EC) concerns over the proposed union of their Danish wireless operations, TeliaSonera and Telenor confirmed Monday that


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


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


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


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 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


FCC requests further information on Comcast-NBCU merger
  • Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP
  • USA
  • October 8 2010

In separate letters delivered to merger partners Comcast and NBC Universal on Monday, the FCC asked both companies to answer additional questions on a variety of topics that include the companies' agreements with content providers and advertisers and proposed rate changes