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Kelley Drye & Warren LLP

Spectrum Sharing and Caller ID Authentication Top Jam-Packed FCC September Meeting Agenda

The FCC announced a jam-packed agenda for its penultimate meeting before the 2020 general election, with a focus on long-awaited spectrum sharing and caller ID authentication actions. At its meeting scheduled for September...more

Nossaman LLP

FCC’s 5G Fast Plan Gains Momentum

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5G provides reliable communications, enables near real-time interactions and has much faster data speed. 5G also provides the platform for the Internet of Things which can be utilized in improving public safety, autonomous...more

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Disconnect from your Work

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Most of us are connected to our phones, tablets, or computers more than ever right now. From the time we wake up until the time we go to sleep, most of us are a few steps from our office from anywhere in our home. Like many,...more

Hogan Lovells

Ninth Circuit rules in favor of Qualcomm, distancing antitrust law from FRAND disputes

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On 11 August 2020, a panel of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit (“Ninth Circuit”), in a unanimous opinion by Judge Callahan, reversed the U.S. Federal Trade Commission’s (“FTC’s”) win in the district court...more

Davis Wright Tremaine LLP

9th Circuit Upholds FCC's 2018 Small Cell, Local Moratoria, and One-Touch Make-Ready Orders

On August 12, 2020, a three-judge panel of the 9th Circuit in City of Portland v. FCC rejected multiple challenges to the Federal Communications Commission's (FCC) Small Cell, Local Moratoria, and OTMR orders in all but one...more

Davis Wright Tremaine LLP

FCC's One-Touch Make-Ready Pole Attachment Rules Upheld; All But One Limitation on Local Authority to Regulate Wireless...

— Lone issue on 5G "aesthetics" in Small Cell Order remanded to FCC — Dissent limited to disagreeing with FCC's above-cost prohibitions on municipal fees in Small Cell Order - On August 12, 2020, a panel of the 9th Circuit in...more

Robins Kaplan LLP

Financial Daily Dose 8.12.2020 | Top Story: 9th Circuit Reversed Antitrust Ruling Against Qualcomm

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Big win for Qualcomm this week, with a 9th Circuit panel reversing an antitrust verdict against the company that “had threatened the chip maker’s business model.” The appellate court, in flipping the district court’s ruling,...more

Kelley Drye & Warren LLP

Clock Winding Down on August 31 Lump Sum Election Date for C-Band Earth Stations

Owners and operators with incumbent earth stations operating in the 3700-4000 MHz range have three weeks to choose between the two options created by the Federal Communications Commission (“FCC” or “Commission”) in its...more

Cooley LLP

Alert: FCC Sets Rules for 5G Spectrum Auction – Bidding to Start December 8

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The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) has adopted its bidding plans for the next 5G auction, Auction 107. Auction 107 will offer 5,684 licenses in the 3.7 – 3.98 GHz band, part of what is known as the C-band. This...more

Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP

Congress Addresses Supply Chain Domestication in Defense Authorization Legislation

[co-authors: Alex Monié, Policy Advisor and Gabriel Harrison, Public Policy Specialist] The annual “must-pass” defense authorization legislation contains provisions to address supply chain domestication in light of the...more

Best Best & Krieger LLP

FCC Adopts Rules that Could Impact Concealment of Wireless Infrastructure

How Communities Can Respond - The FCC adopted a Declaratory Ruling and Notice of Proposed Rulemaking ("Order" and "NPRM," respectively) related to Section 6409 modification requests (eligible facilities requests) on June...more

Robins Kaplan LLP

Financial Daily Dose 6.12.2020 | Top Story: American Airlines Pledges Loyalty Program as Collateral for COVID Stimulus Package

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American Airlines Group Inc. stated that it plans to pledge its loyalty program “as collateral for a $4.75 billion government loan as it seeks to shore up capital to manage through the coronavirus pandemic.” The company...more

Kelley Drye & Warren LLP

Proposed Wireless Infrastructure Item Clarifies Rules Concerning Local Reviews to Speed 5G Deployments

A draft Declaratory Ruling and Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (“NPRM”), if adopted, would clarify the agency’s 2014 rules governing the process state and local governments use to review deployments of new antenna and equipment...more

Robinson+Cole Data Privacy + Security Insider

Privacy Tip #240 – Update iPhone OS as Soon as Possible for Jailbreak Zero-Day Vulnerability

We have urged readers in the past to pay attention to the pushes received from mobile phone manufacturers to update operating systems. Although the pushes claim that new features are included, there are also patches included...more

Kelley Drye & Warren LLP

FCC Plans to Finalize Phase I RDOF Auction Procedures and Explore 5G Use of High-Band Frequencies at June Meeting

The FCC plans to focus on “bread and butter” issues of broadband deployment and expanding commercial spectrum use at its next meeting, scheduled for June 9, 2020. Specifically, the FCC anticipates adopting final auction...more

Davis Wright Tremaine LLP

FCC Issues Draft Order Clarifying Wireless Buildout Streamlining Rules

On May 19, 2020, the Federal Communications Commission (FCC or Commission) released a draft Declaratory Ruling and Notice of Proposed Rulemaking clarifying certain aspects of its rules governing the deployment of wireless...more

Jones Day

Member State Implementation of the EU 5G Toolbox: Legal Issues Raised

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In January 2020, the European Commission endorsed the Toolbox of mitigating measures agreed by the Member States of the European Union to address security risks related to the rollout of 5G. The protection of national...more

Williams Mullen

Wireless Industry Foresight and Tenacity Pay Off for the American Economy

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When the COVID-19 outbreak shuttered businesses, schools and local government offices, Americans quickly turned to online alternatives that allowed us to continue working, learning, and meeting in safe and accessible virtual...more

Kelley Drye & Warren LLP

FCC Proposes 5G Fund for Rural Wireless Networks, But Timing Remains Uncertain

The FCC plans to create a new “5G Fund” offering up to $9 billion over ten years to support the deployment of wireless broadband and voice services in rural and other hard-to-serve areas. Under a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking...more

Cooley LLP

Alert: 5G Rollout Expected Delayed Due to COVID-19 for Most Providers

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The rollout of 5G technology is predicted to be delayed in most markets for most providers by about three to six months. For the past few years, almost every cellular wireless company in the US has been planning for and...more

Mintz - Health Care Viewpoints

Seeking FCC Flexibility on the Sale of Wireless Medical Devices During COVID-19

We’ve written previously about the role of the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) in regulating wireless medical devices, chiefly in determining the operating frequency and certain technical rules that ensure...more

Faegre Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP

FCC Votes to Repurpose L-Band to Boost U.S. Companies in 5G Race

On April 20, 2020, commissioners of the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) voted unanimously to approve a long pending and controversial application by Ligado Networks to repurpose parts of the L-band (1-2 GHz) to...more

Mintz - Sports Entertainment Viewpoints

The Future of the Internet of Things and Sports

As the NFL and other sports leagues contemplate how to resume operations in the face of the COVID-19 crisis, the availability of data has taken heightened importance as teams conduct activities such as free agency. The...more

Varnum LLP

Cell Tower Leases Can Help With Current Financial Problems

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Selling a cell tower lease can generate large sums of money but not affect an organization’s ongoing operations. Businesses or other entities with cell leases that are facing financial challenges due to the COVID-19 virus may...more

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