A decision on Verizon and Metro PCS’ challenge of FCC’s the net neutrality order could take even longer than first expected. Stifel Nicolaus analysts released a note Mon that said they don’t expect the case to be heard until the fall, which would likely push a decision to 4Q or 1Q14. Many view it as the most important broadband action pending. Here is what might happen to the FCC’s broadband regulatory authority if it’s overturned. Read on for the analysts’ take and an update on the other big case on everyone’s radar—Cablevision/Viacom.

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Sen Commerce chmn Jay Rockefeller returned to his home state of WV Mon for a roundtable on violent content and adolescent behavior. Read on about a bill he introduced in Jan.
Viacom has become “increasingly dependent on digital licensing to offset declines in other areas,” said a new report by Bernstein Research. Though licensing revenue could more than offset lost ad revenue, the economics have peaked, the report said. More on the report here.

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