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Telecommunications Sourcing

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We collectively have over a century of experience representing corporate enterprise, carriers and others in telecommunications procurement, sourcing, lease and service agreements.

We have represented numerous Fortune 500 companies for large-scale purchases of voice, data, Internet access, and other telecommunications products and services including in the following areas:

  • Enterprise Procurement.
  • Outsourcing.
  • Managed Services.
  • Equipment Purchase/Lease.
  • IP Telephony.
  • Wireless.
  • Cable.
  • Internet.
  • Broadband Access Agreements.
  • Data Center Agreements.
  • Enterprise sourcing contracts for voice, data, mobile, Internet and other corporate communications services.
  • Drafting “SLAs” (Service Level Agreements) and other buyer protections when purchasing new technologies.
  • Purchase, lease, collocation and system integration agreements for customer premises equipment such as routers, satellite earth stations, and local area networks.
  • Data center agreements both domestically and internationally.
  • Negotiation of high dollar/high volume telecommunications purchase agreements.
  • Domestic and global, local and long distance, voice and data, frame relay, MPLS, IP VPN.
  • Managed Services, virtual private networks.
  • Broadband Internet access.
  • Local service contracts with local exchange carriers.
  • Ethernet local area network and wide area network.
  • Equipment purchase and lease transactions.
  • Negotiation of carrier wholesale agreements.
  • Tariff and service guide preparation.
  • Cable services: retail and wholesale.
  • Interconnection and carrier-to-carrier access.
  • Mobile, wireline, and cable.
  • Broadband backbone and wholesale purchase agreements.
  • Building access and overbuilds; shared tenant services.
  • Network outsourcing and build-out; infrastructure sharing.
  • Pole attachments; rights-of-way access.
  • Fiber leasing; indefeasible rights-of-use; capacity “swaps.”
  • Equipment collocation and “tele-hotels.”
  • Satellite (earth station and space segment) and undersea cable.
  • Equipment purchase/lease and vendor financing agreements.
  • Negotiation of telecommunications equipment purchase/lease agreements, vendor financing and subordination agreements.
  • Securing state regulatory approvals and related opinion practice for mergers, acquisitions and financing transactions involving regulated entities.
  • Negotiating credit agreements and related loan documents for financing of entrants in both wireless and wireline telecommunications markets.