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

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