Check out this week's most-viewed stories across Fierce's wireless publications:
The CEO of France Telecom-Orange, Stephane Richard, has been placed under formal investigation by a judge for his role in what's been dubbed as the "Tapie Affair" when he served as the chief of staff for former finance minister Christine Lagarde.
AT&T CEO Randall Stephenson said structuring the rules of the upcoming incentive auctions of 600 MHz broadcast TV spectrum to favor Sprint Nextel and T-Mobile US would be a "big gamble."
France Telecom Orange CEO Stephane Richard has been placed under investigation for his role in an arbitration case in 2008 that resulted in a €285 million ($380 million) payout to businessman Bernard Tapie, Reuters reported.
TDS Telecom has started construction on a broadband stimulus project in three rural areas served by its subsidiary Arizona Telephone Company.
The American Civil Liberties Union filed a lawsuit in federal court that says the National Security Agency's collection of U.S. phone customer information is a violation of its constitutional rights, reports The Wall Street Journal.
T-Mobile US blasted a recent study on the potential revenue that would be lost by limiting participation of AT&T Mobility and Verizon Wireless in the upcoming 600 MHz broadcast incentive auctions, arguing that the study actually affirms T-Mobile's own positions on the highly charged topic.
There's no guarantee congress will take up any online video-related legislation. But the industry has its attention, Congressional aides said here at The Cable Show.
CenturyLink said its broadband expansion efforts in Seattle are being held up by a city ordinance that requires nearby property owners' permission to put in remote terminal boxes to carry its broadband services to homes and businesses.
Stephane Richard, CEO of incumbent telco France Telecom-Orange, is being questioned by Paris police over his involvement in the "Tapie Affair" investigation, reports The Wall Street Journal. No charges have been filed.