PacBell Blasts Paging Decision
- 9th Circuit: Paging carriers can receive compensation from LECs. Weaver, Heather Forsgren // RCR;01/03/2000, Vol. 19 Issue 1, p4
Reports on the United States Court of Appeals' ruling that one-way paging carriers are entitled to compensation from local exchange carriers. Overview of the case between Cook Telecom Inc. and Pacific Bell; Implications for the paging industry.
- Paging Cooks in Court. Rockhold, John A.; Holt, Chuck // Wireless Review;02/01/2000, Vol. 17 Issue 3, p7
Compares the savings of the United States paging industry in 1999 against liquid-encapsulated. Amount of its savings; Status of the lawsuit of Cook Telecom against Pacific Bell.
- PCIA supports Cook on interconnection fight. Bruno, Antony // RCR;04/19/99, Vol. 18 Issue 16, p18
Reports on the Personal Communications Industry Association's support for Cook Telecom Inc.'s battle for interconnection rights and termination compensation from Pacific Bell Corp. Background information on the legal dispute between Cook and Pacific Bell; Arguments raised by the PCIA in Cook's...
- Employer can rescind promise. Greenwald, Judy // Business Insurance;06/12/2000, Vol. 34 Issue 24, p1
Focuses on the California Supreme Court's ruling in the job security case filed against Pacific Bell Corp. by the telephone company's former employees. Requirements for terminating job security policies; Alleged violations committed by the company in terminating its security policy.
- CLECs beat Bells on dial-up fees. Trager, Louis // Inter@ctive Week;08/03/98, Vol. 5 Issue 29, p21
Reports on the defeat of several Bell companies by competitive local phone carriers (CLECs), in rulings against the latter for withholding million of dollars in fees for Internet dial-up calls. Information on Focal Communications Corp.'s win against Ameritech Corp.; Details on the dispute...
- Pacific Bell pregnancy settlement approved. // Business Insurance;07/19/99, Vol. 33 Issue 29, p75
Reports that an Oakland, California federal judge has approved a settlement in a class-action lawsuit brought on behalf of 10,000 employees of Pacific Bell who had been denied credit toward their pension for periods used for pregnancy leave.
- AirTouch wins interconnection case against Pac Bell. // RCR;05/17/99, Vol. 18 Issue 20, p5
Reports that a California federal district court ruled in favor of AirTouch Paging of California by granting summary judgment in an interconnection case against Pacific Bell. Ruling for Pacific Bell to offer AirTouch the same agreement it arbitrated with Cook Telecom Inc.
- Ringing accusations. // Adweek Western Edition;04/07/97, Vol. 47 Issue 14, p4
Reports that Pacific Bell has filed a complaint with the California Public Utilities Commission accusing MCI Communications Corporation of false advertising. Detailed information on the accusations; Response of MCI to the accusations.
- CRACKDOWN ON DIAL-A-PORN. Blodgett, Nancy // ABA Journal;Aug88, Vol. 74 Issue 8, p33
Focuses on the lawsuit filed by phone company Pacific Bell against pornography providers, seeking judicial confirmation of their authority to disconnect the services in light of the U.S. First Amendment concerns. Arguments of defendant, Epsilon against the lawsuit; Actions taken by California's...