Satellite: Land Mobile, Marine and Aero

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By land, by sea, by air

The CommLaw Group represents a broad array of companies operating in the domestic and international fixed and mobile satellite services industry. Our clients include providers of various technologies used in the provision of satellite-based communications and broadband services for numerous applications, including land mobile, marine and aircraft. We are experienced with VSAT, BGAN, other services carried over and serviced by the Inmarsat and Iridium I-3 and I-4 networks, as well as other satellite technologies.

The CommLaw Group assists satellite operators with a broad swath of legal matters, including:

  • Licensing and regulatory matters, such as:
    • International 214 authorizations
    • Satellite and earth station licensing
    • Regulatory fees and reporting requirements
  • Drafting, negotiation of commercial contracts
  • Provision of services, implementation and convergence issues in all areas of information technology, telecommunications and the Internet
  • Transponder leases 
  • Mergers & Acquisitions of telecommunications companies
  • Regulatory issues with regard to the acquisition of space and telecommunications companies including reviews by the Committee on Foreign Investment in the U.S. (CFIUS), Federal Trade Commission (FTC), Antitrust Reviews and U.S. State Department investigations

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