Ferrere

Telecommunications

Over the course of the last thirty years FERRERE has advised a great number of the telecommunications companies operating or having operated in the jurisdictions in which it operates. The firm provides services to companies in connection with their regulatory strategies, concessions, competitive and direct licenses, license renewal, assignment of the radio electric spectrum, fiber optic installation, international agreements with the government, redefinition of rules, landing rights, homologation of equipment, technological convergence, and resale of services. It represents telecommunications companies in agreements and disputes on interconnection, cooperation agreements with other operators, unbundling disputes, universal service financing, regulatory rates and fees, and agreements on own or shared infrastructure.

The firm has lengthy experience in litigation related to antitrust regulation of the telecommunications market and in disputes on access to essential facilities.

FERRERE represents clients in telephony, mobile services, satellite services, data, Internet, fiber optic installations, virtual networks and value-added services. Its specialized attorneys have advised both operators and providers, and cooperate on regional-scope ventures in Bolivia, Ecuador, Paraguay and Uruguay.

Among its clients, in addition to other public and private local companies, are BellSouth, ATT, Telefónica, BT, Orange, Qualcomm, Equant, Iridium, Global Crossing, Tribe, IntelSat, SES Americom, Alcatel Lucent, Nokia, Internexa-ISA, Transnexa, América Móvil, Ericsson, Directv, Facebook, Arsat, Virgin and Siemens.

Recognitions

"...Its strengths lie in its fast response times, exceptional courtroom performance and thorough understanding of clients needs.”” The team is specially praised for its great skill in arbitration matters...”

Chambers Latin America Uruguay

“...This team has a well-regarded banking team and is praised for its capital markets expertise...”

Chambers Latin America Uruguay

“...Aggressive market leader with regional presence...”

Latin Lawyer

“...Comfortably Uruguay´s largest law firm...”

Latin Lawyer

“full of capable professionals (...) ready to work extremely hard to maintain the firm’s number-one reputation”

Chambers Global

"...dynamic and aggressive market leader..."

Latin Lawyer

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