Mark Underwood, President and Corporate Counsel With over 20 years experience in technology and the law, Consulting to Fortune 500 companies has dominated his storied career. Mark has always had a strong passion for all things technical. Workin...
Practice areas & skills: Telecommunications, Internet, Business, Privacy, Identity Theft
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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.