Court To Consider Nextel Consent Decree
- Justice blocks Nextel bid for Geotek licenses. Silva, Jeffrey // RCR;12/21/98, Vol. 17 Issue 51, p1
Reports that the United States Justice Department has blocked Nextel Communications Inc.'s bid on Geotek Communications Inc.'s licenses. Denial of Nextel Communications' request to modify a 1994 antitrust consent decree; Ability of Nextel to accommodate future growth in major markets.
- Nextel, DOJ Show Congress The Money. Carlson, Caron // Wireless Week;10/11/99, Vol. 5 Issue 41, p3
Reports on the agreement signed by the United States Justice Department and Nextel Communications Inc. regarding the plan of the company to take over the operation of NextWave Personal Communications Inc. Debt owed by NextWave to the US government; Agreement reached by all parties.
- Judge could rule on Nextel bid to buy Geotek licenses. Silva, Jeffrey // RCR;03/01/99, Vol. 18 Issue 9, p30
Reports on United States District Judge Thomas Hogan's impending ruling on the Justice Department's motion for summary judgment against Nextel Communications Inc.'s lawsuit. Features of the 1995 antitrust consent decree; Nextel's problem on the asset purchase agreement with Geotek creditors.
- Nextel, justice settle 900 MHz dispute. Silva, Jeffrey // RCR;06/21/99, Vol. 18 Issue 25, p1
Reports on the implications of the United States Justice Department's out-of-court antitrust settlement with Nextel Communications Inc. Discontinuation of Nextel's purchase of Geotek Communications Inc.; Scheduled public comment for the settlement before US District Judge Thomas E. Hogan makes...
- Justice eyes mergers. // Broadcasting & Cable;2/12/96, Vol. 126 Issue 7, p81
Reports on concerns regarding the possibility of the Justice Department using its antitrust authority to impose a local cap despite Congress' move to loosen up the Federal Communications Commission's (FCC) radio ownership rules.
- Regulators roll back pair of radio combos. Stern, Christopher // Variety;04/06/98, Vol. 370 Issue 8, p32
Focuses on the force divestitures in two radio deals of the Washington Justice Department. Comments from Assistant Attorney General Joel Klein; Benefits of the deal.
- Pressures Growing For 800 MHz Incumbents. Carlson, Caron // Wireless Week;12/13/99, Vol. 5 Issue 50, p14
Reports on the pressure faced by incumbent 800 megahertz dispatch radio licensees with mandatory negotiations that could lead to a forced relocation. Actions taken by Nextel Communications Inc.; Remarks from Geoffrey Stearn, Nextel director of corporate strategy; What assurances the incumbents...
- Nextel likely to get consent decree relaxed. Silva, Jeffrey // RCR;09/06/99, Vol. 18 Issue 36, p10
Focuses on the United States (US) Department of Justice's call for US District Judge Thomas Hogan to relax a 1995 antitrust consent decree imposed on Nextel Communications Inc. Expectation of dispatch competition from mobile phone operators and other wireless carriers; Factors that conspire...
- Hogan to hold hearing on Nextel. // RCR;11/22/99, Vol. 18 Issue 47, p4
Informs that United States District Judge Thomas Hogan plans to hold a hearing December 16, 1999 on a Justice Department plan to modify a 1995 antitrust decree imposed on Nextel Communications.