The FCC recently issued two important decisions granting exceptions to the Telephone Consumer Protection Act (“TCPA”) to allow calls and text messages to mobile phones without first obtaining the recipient’s consent.
On April 15, 2014, China’s MIIT issued long-awaited guidance on foreign-investment in value-added telecom platforms in the Shanghai Free Trade Zone. A full analysis of the new provisions is available here.
Oral arguments took place in ABC v. Aereo before the Supreme Court on Tuesday. According the members of the media, the Supreme Court expressed some doubt about how Aereo has been avoiding copyright laws but overall gave no indication of how they will rule.
The incentive auction by which the FCC will try to get some television stations to surrender their spectrum so that it can be sold to wireless broadband users is moving forward.
Many companies and businesses want to control the distribution of their products and do not want their products sold by third parties on the internet, especially below retail prices.
How can something infinite still be a scarce resource? In telecoms that’s exactly what numbers are considered, and they are managed carefully by regulators and operators alike.
In March 2014, the Federal Trade Commission released its “fourth major study” of alcohol advertising and underage drinking (FTC released similar reports in 1999, 2003, and 2008).
FCC gives co-primary status to “Earth Stations Aboard Aircraft” uplinks.
Aereo will finally have its day before the Supreme Court on Tuesday as oral arguments will take place in this closely-watched copyright dispute.
The decision of the Regional Director of Region 13 of the National Labor Relations Board (“NLRB”) that scholarship football players at Northwestern University are “employees” under the National Labor Relations Act (“NLRA”) has created an interesting question for all colleges and universities.