A proposal by bankrupt cable company Adelphia that may have ended the infighting between two groups of its creditors has been denounced by one of the groups, dashing the company’s hopes for a swift resolution of the squabble.
A Texas technology company has sued a former employee over rights to a patent for circuitry LEDs used in wireless telecommunications.
In a victory for startup semiconductor company Axiom Microdevices Inc., a federal jury has unanimously rejected the patent infringement claims of a rival, but upheld one charge that Axiom had misappropriated trade secrets.
A wireless communications company that developed a patented technology used in mobile communications devices is suing a consortium of cellular phone giants, alleging that they conspired with each other to drop the technology without notice.
Bankrupt Adelphia Communications Corp. has amended its reorganization plan yet again, in hopes that a new proposal will resolve the creditor conflicts that have long plagued the cable giant's Chapter 11 proceedings.
In an effort to prevent anticompetitive behavior among telecommunications companies before it starts, the Federal Communications Commission has set controversial new rules for an upcoming auction for advanced wireless services spectrum.
As the European Commission takes a closer look at corporate abuses of dominant market position, Swiss regulators have begun to take matters into their own hands.
A diverse group of plaintiffs, including Cingular Wireless, Tyson Foods Inc., and Unicom Corp., has filed a lawsuit against the biggest players in the insurance industry, accusing the companies of illegally conspiring to set prices.
Removing one obstacle to Adelphia Communications Corp.’s bankruptcy exit, a federal judge has greenlighted the cable giant’s request to intervene in creditor disputes that have endangered the approval of its Chapter 11 reorganization plan.
Fearing a delay to its exit from bankruptcy, Adelphia Communications Corp. is trying to intervene in creditor disputes that have haunted its Chapter 11 proceedings and are currently jeopardizing approval of the cable giant’s reorganization plan.
South Korean antitrust officials have raided the Seoul offices of wireless chipmaker Qualcomm Inc., opening an inquiry into possible abuse of dominant market position by the San Diego-based company.
Seeking more time to iron out its negotiations with creditors, wireless equipment maker Proxim Corp. has asked a federal court for a 60-day extension of its reorganization plan.
In a verdict that could have ripple effects throughout the wireless industry, a jury this week found that private wireless technology company PadCom’s patents covering mobile technology are valid, and that NetMotion’s Mobility software product infringes on those patents.
A popular cable provider is pushing the limits of copyright law by launching a service that stores viewer-recorded programs on the company’s own network servers, something experts predict may not be ‘fair use’ and could become a pivotal case in the U.S. Supreme Court.
A federal court has transferred all but two of the cable properties owned by the disgraced Rigas family to Adelphia Cablevision LLC as part of a settlement deal with the Securities and Exchange Commission and the Department of Justice.
Aggressively seeking restitution, hedge fund Appaloosa Investment Partnership has claimed that it lost hundreds of millions of dollars in the massive fraud scandal that rocked bankrupt cable provider Adelphia Communications Corp.
As tensions continue to roil Adelphia Communication Corp.’s reorganization plan, a bankruptcy court has approved of a financing deal to keep the cable provider up and running.
Is the likely rubber-stamping of the merger between AT&T and BellSouth a sign that the George W. Bush administration has abandoned antitrust enforcement? Or is it simply an indication that the White House understands the fundamental changes in the telecom landscape since the original AT&T breakup? Experts disagree.
Two major music providers have reached a precedent-setting deal with Sirius Satellite Radio Inc., which had threatened to open a new front in the entertainment industry’s long-running battle to protect artists’ copyrights.
Broadcast Data Retrieval Corp. has launched an attack against Sirius Satellite Radio Inc. and XM Satellite Radio Inc., alleging that the companies infringed on a patent covering a broadcasting method for satellite radio.