Telecom Legal Watch: Halo Wireless

January 24, 2012

Halo Wireless filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy in the Eastern District of Texas on August 8, 2011. This follows the company's involvement in at least three federal court cases and regulatory proceedings in nine states. The list below provides details about many of the allegations being lodged against Halo Wireless.


Bankruptcy Filing in US Bankruptcy Court, Eastern District of Texas (link)


Alabama

  • AT&T Alabama complaint against Halo at state public service commission (link)

 Florida

  • AT&T Florida complaint against Halo at state public service commission (link)

 Georgia

  • TDS complaint against Halo at state public service commission (link)
  • Halo letter to Georgia PSC disputing state jurisdiction (link)
  • TDS response to Halo jurisdiction letter in Georgia (link)
  • Federal court case filed regarding state jurisdiction (link)
  • Halo rebuttal testimony re: state jurisdiction (link)
  • Transcom rebuttal testimony re: state jurisdiction (link)
  • Halo and Transcom defamation lawsuit against EarthLink, JSI and others (link)

 Kentucky

  • ILEC complaint against AT&T Kentucky regarding Halo traffic (link)
  • Commission Order granting AT&T's request to file a third-party complaint against Halo (link)

 Missouri

  • Complaint against Halo filed by multiple providers at state public service commission  (link)
  • Federal court case filed regarding state jurisdiction (parts1,2,3,4)
  • Halo's motion to dismiss (link)
  • ILEC application to have portions of the Halo/AT&T Missouri interconnection agreement rejected (link)

 North Carolina

  • AT&T North Carolina complaint against Halo at state public service commission - corrected filing (link)

Pennsylvania

  • Pennsylvania Telephone Association objection to Verizon interconnection agreement with Halo (link)

South Carolina

  • AT&T South Carolina complaint against Halo at state public service commission (link)

Tennessee

  • Complaint against Halo filed by several LECs (link)
  • AT&T Tennessee complaint against Halo at state public service commission (link)
  • AT&T Discontinues Service to Halo following state commission decision (link)

 Texas

  • Complaint against Halo filed by multiple providers at state public service commission (link)
  • Federal court case filed regarding state jurisdiction (link)

 Miscellaneous

  • FCC comments of RLEC Section XV Group referencing Halo (link)
  • Reply comments filed by Halo at the FCC (link)
  • ERTA ex parte presentation to FCC (link)