Administrative – Public Utilities – Cable Company – Regional Sports Network – No Unlawful Discrimination
TCR Sports Broadcasting Holding LLP d/b/a Mid Atlantic Sports Network v. FCC A regional sports network loses its challenge to an FCC order upholding a cable company’s decision on limited broadcast in North Carolina of Baltimore Orioles and Washington Nationals baseball games, for which there was limited demand; the 4th Circuit upholds the FCC finding that the cable company did not engag[...]
T-Mobile Northeast LLC v. City Council of Newport News, Va. The 4th Circuit upholds an injunction directing that T-Mobile’s application be granted for a conditional use permit to allow construction of a wireless communication tower at an elementary school in Newport News, Va.
New Cingular Wireless PCS LLC d/b/a AT&T Mobility v. Finley In this dispute between AT&T Mobility and local exchange carriers that provide telephone service in rural North Carolina, the 4th Circuit affirms a district court decision upholding the North Carolina Utilities Commission’s order governing the terms of the parties’ interconnection agreements.
T-Mobile Northeast LLC v. Fairfax County Board of Supervisors In this appeal, we consider certain “prohibition” and “discrimination” challenges brought by a wireless telecommunications provider against a local governing body under a provision of the Telecommunications Act of 1996, 47 U.S.C. § 332(c)(7)(B)(i), and conclude the Fairfax County, Va., board of supervisors did not viol[...]
CGM LLC v. BellSouth Telecommunications Inc. The 4th Circuit upholds dismissal of a suit filed by a billing agent for local telecommunications carriers against BellSouth, the incumbent local exchange carrier, as plaintiff billing agent does not have statutory standing to bring this suit. In the Telecommunications Act of 1996, Congress attempted to deregulate all aspects of U.S. teleco[...]
Public Utilities – Water & Sewer – Ratemaking – Application for Increase – Denial – Public Service Commission Authority – Errors of Law
Utilities Services of South Carolina, Inc. v. South Carolina Office of Regulatory Staff. When the General Assembly created the Office of Regulatory Staff (ORS) to investigate and audit public utilities, the . . .
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