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Keller and Heckman Telecom Business Alert -- Vol. VIII Issue 12: AT&T/T-Mobile Merger, 700 MHz Band Auction, Pole Attachment, Privacy and Data Security

U.S. Wireless Market May Consolidate Further: AT&T Agrees to Purchase T-Mobile The "Big Four" in wireless might soon become the "Big Three." On Sunday, AT&T announced its agreement to acquire T-Mobile. In terms of subscribers, the acquisition would make AT&T the...

DLA Piper: California Federal Court Finds 1st Amendment Does Not Preclude Sporting Event Participants From Asserting Right-of-Publicity Claims Against Broadcasters

By Matt Ganas | On April 11, 2014, a California federal court issued a First Amendment ruling that has potentially significant implications for broadcasters in the sports-media industry. Specifically, the Northern District of California’s Judge Claudia Wilken held that “the First Amendment...