A federal appeals court has ruled to lift the stay on the Federal Communications Commission's controversial cross-ownership rule, freeing up companies to purchase both a broadcast station and daily newspaper in the same media market — at least for now.
Switzerland's competition watchdog said Monday it will appeal a recent court decision overturning its hefty 333 million Swiss franc ($309.8 million) fine against Swisscom AG for allegedly abusing its dominant market position to overcharge for cell phone termination fees.
Regent Communications Inc. got a green light to start soliciting support for its Chapter 11 plan Monday when the judge overseeing the radio broadcasting company's Chapter 11 proceedings approved its disclosure statement.
On the heels of settlements with Clear Channel Communications Inc., Cumulus Media Inc. and others, Aldav LLC has reached a licensing deal with Univision Communications Inc. and Radio One Inc., the last two defendants in its suit alleging infringement of a patent for Internet broadcast technology.
Germany's economics minister proposed revisions to the country's telecommunications law Friday that would allow the German network regulator to force vertically integrated companies to split their wholesale and retail offerings into separate business units in cases of extreme, ongoing competition problems.
Mosaid Technologies Inc. has fired off a breach of contract suit against LSI Corp. and Agere Systems Inc., claiming they have violated a 2007 patent assignment agreement over wireless technology.
The Federal Communications Commission is seeking comments on the proposed merger of Comcast Corp. and NBC Universal Inc., asking for public input on the transfer of certain broadcast rights that need to happen for the giant media deal to go through.
XM Satellite Radio Inc. has been hit with a lawsuit alleging infringement of patents that cover an audio program player and playback system technology.
Clear Channel Communications Inc. has become the latest radio heavyweight to agree to a settlement in a suit brought by Aldav LLC accusing broadcast media companies Cumulus Media Inc., CBS Radio Inc. and others of infringing a patent related to Internet radio technology.
The judge in charge of bankrupt radio company Citadel Broadcasting Corp.'s Chapter 11 proceedings has approved the company's disclosure statement, giving Citadel the green light to start soliciting support for a restructuring plan that was modified to increase recoveries for unsecured creditors.
A federal judge has again denied Mercedes-Benz USA LLC’s efforts to decertify a class of vehicle owners alleging the automaker sold them expensive analog Tele Aid emergency contact systems that it knew would become obsolete in 2008, when cell phone companies switched from analog to digital technology.
Sprint Solutions Inc. on Tuesday became the latest defendant to settle in a patent infringement suit by Texas patent-holding company Traffic Information LLC that has ensnared several big cell phone companies.
Cumulus Media Inc. has become the latest radio heavyweight to agree to a settlement in a suit brought by Aldav LLC that accused broadcast media companies Clear Channel Communications Inc., CBS Radio Inc. and others of infringing a patent related to Internet radio technology.
A federal appeals court has rejected a challenge from Cablevision Systems Corp. and Comcast Corp. to a Federal Communications Commission decision to extend a rule that prevents cable operators from withholding programming from rivals.
The European Union's highest court has shot down Telekomunikacja Polska SA's challenge to a Polish law prohibiting telecommunications providers from forcing consumers to purchase multiple services.
Mobile content management company Wireless Ink Corp. has slapped Google Inc. and Facebook Inc. with a patent infringement suit over their social networking Web sites designed for cell phone users.
Internet Radio Inc. has become the latest defendant to exit a patent infringement suit brought by Fowler Woods LLC over technology for displaying electronic advertisements with streaming audio.
A Swiss court has overruled an antitrust watchdog's hefty fine of $333 million Swiss francs ($309.8 million) against Swisscom AG for allegedly abusing its dominant market position to overcharge for cell phone termination fees.
Charter Communications Inc. and rival telecom giant Verizon Communications Inc. have agreed to bury the hatchet and end three patent lawsuits over fiber-optic network technology.
Patent-holding company Stragent LLC has accused Chinese telecommunications equipment supplier Huawei Technologies Co. Ltd. and its U.S. subsidiary of infringing a patent for wireless technology.