Jeffrey A. Franklin is a general Civil, Business, Energy and Utility, Real Estate and Technology attorney and consultant who represents clients in a way that maximizes their opportunity to achieve their business goals. Jeff has more than 20 years ...
Practice areas & skills: Telecommunications, Oil & Gas, Business, Real Estate, Internet
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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.