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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


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


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


Justice Department clears Sirius-XM merger
  • Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP
  • USA
  • March 28 2008

After a yearlong wait, Sirius Satellite Radio and XM Satellite Radio received Justice Department (DOJ) clearance on Monday for their proposed merger, which, according to a DOJ press statement, “does not establish that the combination of satellite radio providers would substantially reduce competition.”


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


Senate Commerce Committee members question XM-Sirius merger
  • Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP
  • USA
  • April 20 2007

At yet another hearing Tuesday on the pending XM-Sirius Satellite Radio merger, Sirius CEO Mel Karmazin reiterated arguments that the $13 billion transaction will benefit consumers through lower prices and greater program choices


Experts predict approval of XM-Sirius merger
  • Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP
  • USA
  • May 11 2007

Analysts and other experts on regulatory issues told participants at a Federal Communications Bar Association seminar that the proposed merger of Sirius and XM Satellite Radio is likely to be approved by the Justice Department (DOJ) and by the FCC, albeit with conditions


Judge grants class action status in Comcast clustering suit
  • Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP
  • USA
  • May 18 2007

A federal district court judge has granted class action status in a lawsuit that accuses Comcast of “clustering” various Philadelphia-area cable systems in an attempt to boost cable bills


DOJ challenges non-HSR reportable transactions
  • Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP
  • USA
  • May 29 2007

On May 22, 2007, the Antitrust Division of the Department of Justice (the “DOJ”) filed a civil antitrust lawsuit challenging a series of 2004 transactions that eliminated competition between the only two daily newspapers in Charleston, West Virginia


Study highlights benefits of Sirius-XM merger, as House lawmakers urge FCC to reject transaction
  • Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP
  • USA
  • June 22 2007

As the FCC’s 180-day “clock” on the Sirius-XM merger began to tick last week, Thomas Hazlett, a professor of economics at George Mason University and a former chief economist at the FCC, released a study showing that the $13 billion merger would enhance competition in the U.S. audio services market