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

D.C. Circuit calls 2015 FCC TCPA autodialer decision “utterly unreasonable”; Strikes down reassigned numbers framework

Recently, the D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals issued its decision in ACA International, et al. v. FCC, a case pending before the court for nearly two years that has significant implications...

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D.C. Circuit calls 2015 FCC TCPA autodialer decision “utterly unreasonable”; Strikes down reassigned numbers framework

The United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit issued its long-awaited decision in ACA International, et al, v. FCC, a case involving multiple petitions for review...

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Ninth Circuit decision reaffirms the FTC's jurisdiction in overseeing broadband markets

On 27 February 2018, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit ruled unanimously in an en banc decision that the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) may bring enforcement actions against...

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Does net neutrality have a future?

The Federal Communications Commission's (FCC) draft order on the open internet would roll back the FCC's 2015 Open Internet Order, and order that internet access services no longer be...

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Companies today need to routinely assess their wireless network connectivity options related to their products and overall operations

In this hoganlovells.com interview, Hogan Lovells partner Trey Hanbury talks about the need for wireless carriers to broaden their offerings to meet the demands of an increasing number of...

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Fast and furious? Connected cars, jamming, and the battle for spectrum

Times are changing in the automotive industry, and changing fast. In this hoganlovells.com interview, Washington, D.C.-based Hogan Lovells partner Ari Fitzgerald talks about the challenges...

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