I have been practicing communications law since 1978, specializing in issues... more
I have been practicing communications law since 1978, specializing in issues involving emerging spectrum-based technologies. I have represented wireless broadband system operators, FCC licensees, cable systems, telecommunications equipment manufacturers, financing sources, and domestic and foreign investors in American communications companies. For the past two years, I have lead the Wilkin... view profile
Telecommunications law applies to companies providing network systems for people to transmit information using analog or digital signals. The telecommunications industry includes telephone, radio, television, computer networks, and Internet service providers. Unlike communications/media laws that regulate content, telecommunications law regulates the technology itself, the physical structures such as satellites, and the nature of the transmissions that are sent. For example, a telecommunications attorney will know if a phone company can put a cell phone tower in your neighborhood. A telecommunications lawyer would also handle matters like rate disputes and transmission limitations for a telecommunications business.
Telecommunications Law Attorneys in cities near Washington, DC