Verizon Wireless Battles FCC Open Access Rules

Law360, New York (September 14, 2007, 12:00 AM EDT) -- Verizon Wireless is fighting a new Federal Communications Commission regulation that would require phone service providers to provide open access to airwaves bought from the federal agency, claiming the rule violates communications laws and its constitutional rights.

Verizon asked the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia on Sept. 10 to review the FCC's order, which the phone company claimed “exceeds the Commission's authority” and is “arbitrary, capricious, unsupported by substantial evidence and otherwise contrary to law.”

The Commission adopted an order in late...
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