Communications Law Bulletin -- March, 2007


The Month in Brief

?? Wireless Broadband Classified as Information Service; FCC Plans to Terminate Two Rulemakings Because of Incumbent Interference Concerns

?? Judge Approves SBC-AT&T and Verizon-MCI Mergers

?? VOIP Providers Score Major Victories at the FCC and in Court

?? Interconnection Rights for VOIP Providers

?? State Regulation of VOIP Services

?? Dramatic Increase in Contribution Factor Renews Concerns Regarding USF Reform

?? Important Reminders Regarding USF Carrier Contributions

?? FCC Denies Junk Fax, CAN-SPAM Petitions

?? House of Representatives Approves CFIUS Reform

?? Broadcast Developments

?? Tip: Responding Individually to Informal Complaints

?? Video Franchise Developments

?? FCC Tees Up Lively Debate with Net Neutrality NOI, While Maryland Backtracks and Maine Jumps into the Fray

?? State Legislatures Address VOIP Emergency Services and USF Contributions

?? States Continue to Address Wireless Consumer Protection Issues

?? AT&T Settles Cingular Dispute with the California PUC

?? California Bill to Limit Special Deals Between Video and Broadband Providers and Landlords

?? Legislative Developments

?? Federal Court Rules Against Vonage in Verizon Patent Dispute

?? Upcoming Deadlines for Your Calendar

LOADING PDF: If there are any problems, click here to download the file.

Written by:


Morrison & Foerster LLP on:

Readers' Choice 2017
Reporters on Deadline

"My best business intelligence, in one easy email…"

Your first step to building a free, personalized, morning email brief covering pertinent authors and topics on JD Supra:

Sign up to create your digest using LinkedIn*

*By using the service, you signify your acceptance of JD Supra's Privacy Policy.

Already signed up? Log in here

*With LinkedIn, you don't need to create a separate login to manage your free JD Supra account, and we can make suggestions based on your needs and interests. We will not post anything on LinkedIn in your name. Or, sign up using your email address.