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

A comparison of IoT regulatory uncertainty in the EU, China, and the United States

A Hogan Lovells study comparing regulatory requirements in the European Union, China, and the United States shows the complexity and uncertainty of the regulatory framework relevant to...

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Awards and Rankings

Washington D.C. Senior Associate Sean Spivey named among “Best LGBTQ+ Lawyers Under 40”

Washington D.C., 11 March 2019 – The National LGBT Bar Association (LGBT Bar) has named Sean Spivey, a Senior Associate in the Hogan Lovells Washington D.C. office, one of its 40 Best ...

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Awards and Rankings

Law360 Names Four Hogan Lovells Practices among its Practice Groups of the Year

Washington, D.C., 26 February 2019 – Four Hogan Lovells practices have been named among Law360’s Practice Groups of the Year for 2018.

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Hogan Lovells Publications

Global Media, Technology and Communications Quarterly - Autumn/Winter 2018

The Technology, Media and Telecommunications team at Hogan Lovells introduce the Autumn/Winter edition of the Global Media, Technology and Communications Quarterly.

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Sponsorships and Speaking Engagements

Orchestrating Space, Standards, and Regulations

Counsel Tony Lin moderated a speaking engagement on standards and regulations in space at the SmallSat Symposium on 5 February 2019 in Silicon Valley.

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Africa Forum London

Our flagship event returns for the 6th year, taking place on 3 July 2019 in the City of London. The theme for this year's event is Africa: Making an impact, where we will dissect, expand,...

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