Intercarrier compensation and interconnection agreements
Wholesale and commercial service contracts
Regulatory policy and advocacy
Tower and ground leases
BBLG knows telecommunications carrier regulation. Today, it’s not just telephone companies that need to worry about FCC telecommunications carrier regulations, the FCC applies a host of traditional carrier regulations to providers of VOIP and broadband Internet access services, in addition to traditional telephone companies.
BBLG can help ensure compliance with Section 214 (market entry and exit) and Title III licensing rules, as well as reporting requirements (including Form 477 broadband deployment and Form 499 universal service assessments), law enforcement access under CALEA, safeguarding and use of customer information (CPNI), access to numbering resources, cybersecurity issues, net neutrality, pole attachments, tower and ground leases, and many other FCC regulations.
BBLG understands business realities and brings broad experience in negotiating interconnection and intercarrier compensation agreements, wholesale service agreements, commercial contracts, and providing counsel and advice on USF matters in mergers and acquisitions and stock/asset purchases.