Verizon Tests the FCC on Network Neutrality
- FCC, Net Neutrality Lose Out to Verizon in District Court Ruling. Maisto, Michelle // eWeek;1/14/2014, p4
The article discusses the court case Verizon vs. the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) wherein the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia has released an 81-page judgment favoring Verizon Communications. FCC was sued by Verizon, one of the largest communications companies in...
- Will FCC Net Neutrality Rules Survive Court? Bachman, Katy // Adweek;10/10/2011, Vol. 52 Issue 35, p18
The article considers a U.S. action filed by the telecommunication firm Verizon Communications against the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) challenging the FCC rules on so-called net neutrality by Internet service providers. The consolidation of several similar actions and the assignment...
- Court Roughs Up FCC Net Rules. Eggerton, John // Broadcasting & Cable;9/16/2013, Vol. 143 Issue 34, p14
The author comments on the September 2013 hearing into the U.S. Federal Communications Commission's (FCC) Open Internet Order, which was challenged by media company Verizon. He believes that judges of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia think the FCC has some role in...
- Verizon Brings Suit Against FCC. Rockwell, Mark // Wireless Week;2/11/2002, Vol. 8 Issue 6, p1
Reports on the lawsuit filed by Verizon Communications Inc. against the U.S. Federal Communications Commission (FCC) to force it to return its down payment for the spectrum it won in a 2001 re-auction of NextWave Telecom Incorporated's licenses. Statement from Verizon on the lawsuit filed...
- FCC goes to court to defend net neutrality. Sasso, Brendan // Hill;9/9/2013, Vol. 20 Issue 98, p24
The article reports that lawyers for the U.S. Federal Communications Commission (FCC) and Verizon Communications Inc. will go into federal court in September 2013 to settle issues over the agency's controversial net-neutrality regulations.
- Court says FCC suit 'premature'. Jerome, Sara // Hill;4/5/2011, Vol. 18 Issue 45, p14
The article reports on the claim of the Washington, D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals that the lawsuit filed by Verizon Communications Inc. and MetroPCS Communications Inc. against the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) over net-neutrality regulations is premature in 2011.
- FCC Leader Expects Net Neutrality Lawsuits. Shields, Todd // Information-management.com;3/3/2015, p1
The article reports on a statement from U.S. the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) Chairman Tom Wheeler that the agency expects to face lawsuits from companies that seek to overturn net neutrality rules that it passed in February 2015.
- Verizon Sues FCC. Eggerton, John // Broadcasting & Cable;9/17/2007, Vol. 137 Issue 37, p34
The article reports that Verizon Communications has filed suit in the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia against the U.S. Federal Communications Commission (FCC). Verizon is challenging rules issued by the FCC for the auction of bandwith spectrum which will become available when...
- Paging Auction Debate Rages. Vaughan, Allyson // Wireless Week;08/07/2000, Vol. 6 Issue 32, p20
Reports that the ruling of the United States Appeals Court in Washington for the Federal Communications Commission auction regulation has stimulated debate over the validity of paging auctions. Actions of the Personal Communications Industry Association; Views on the court ruling; Petitioners...