Practice

Communications, Internet, and Media

Communications companies today face challenges that are interconnected and often global by nature. Competition is growing, and the regulatory environment is ever changing. And the industry is increasingly reliant on cross-border transactions subject to regulations at multiple jurisdictional levels.

Representative experience

Represented Vodafone on sale of its 45% equity of Verizon.

Advised XO Communications on regulatory requirements for its businesses in more than 35 countries.

Advising Gogo on U.S. and international regulatory and licensing matters.

Advising T-Mobile USA, Inc. in the US$3.3bn purchase of spectrum licenses.

Represented the Association of American Railroads in efforts to resolve historic preservation review requirements required to deploy Positive Train Control.


Advising dozens of clients on the applicability of the TCPA Act.

Hogan Lovells Publications

New discoveries from Galileo? FCC grants nonfederal access to revolutionary European satellite Communications Alert

At its Open Commission Meeting on 15 November the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) approved a draft order that grants in part the European Commission's long-pending request for...

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No fly zone: FCC proposes US$2.8 million penalty for marketing non-compliant drone AV accessories Government Regulatory

The Federal Communications Commission is proposing to bring a US$2.8 million penalty against HobbyKing for marketing drone-attachable audio/video (AV) transmitters that operate on...

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