Telecom Cases To Watch In 2017

Law360, Washington (January 2, 2017, 1:03 PM EST) -- The presidential transition has shifted the telecom spotlight from court fights against regulatory actions to a new Federal Communications Commission that could unwind them, but key cases on net neutrality and the jurisdictional lines between agencies remain unresolved. Here are the top cases to watch in 2017 in telecom.

U.S. Telecom Association v. FCC et al.

A panel of the D.C. Circuit handed FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler likely his biggest win in 2016 in June by upholding the FCC’s 2015 Open Internet Order that set net...
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Case Title

FTC v. AT&T Mobility LLC


Case Number

15-16585

Court

Appellate - 9th Circuit

Nature of Suit

1890 Other Statutory Actions

Date Filed

August 10, 2015


Case Title

United States Telecom Assoc. v. FCC, et al


Case Number

15-1414

Court

Appellate - DC Circuit

Nature of Suit

Date Filed

November 12, 2015


Case Title

Securus Technologies, Inc. v. FCC, et al


Case Number

16-1321

Court

Appellate - DC Circuit

Nature of Suit

Date Filed

September 13, 2016


Case Title

News Media Alliance v. FCC, et al


Case Number

16-1395

Court

Appellate - DC Circuit

Nature of Suit

Date Filed

November 14, 2016


Case Title

Prometheus Radio Project, et al v. FCC, et al


Case Number

16-1403

Court

Appellate - DC Circuit

Nature of Suit

Date Filed

November 18, 2016

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