C. Douglas Jarrett: Lawyer with Keller and Heckman LLP

C. Douglas Jarrett

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Washington,  DC  U.S.A.

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  • Business Counseling and Transactional
  • Telecommunications
  • Privacy, Data Security and Digital Media
University University of Colorado at Boulder, B.A., cum laude, 1974
Law SchoolGeorge Washington University, J.D., 1979
Admitted1979, District of Columbia


American Bar Association
Cyberspace Law Committee
Federal Communications Bar Association


Douglas Jarrett joined Keller and Heckman in 1979. Mr. Jarrett specializes in telecommunications law, policy and procurement matters.

Mr. Jarrett is a recognized expert in representing enterprises in negotiating telecommunications services agreements with the major wireline and wireless carriers, domestically and globally. He also advises enterprises on M2M services, cloud computing and IVR technology procurements.

Mr. Jarrett represents technology companies in securing amendments to the FCC rules to enable the licensing and marketing of innovative wireless technologies. He represents critical infrastructure industry (CII) companies before the FCC on wireless licensing, and policy-making, and in transactional matters, particularly spectrum acquisition. Douglas counsels property owners on Internet and video access agreements and on agreements supporting in-building wireless deployments.

Mr. Jarrett represents specialized services providers, fiber network operators and tower companies on regulatory and transactional matters. He is expert in Universal Service Fund regulation, including policies and programs focused on rural broadband deployment.

Mr. Jarrett is a frequent speaker at technology and telecommunications regulatory conferences. He is the principal author of Beyond Telecom Law Blog.

Apr 08, 2014 Keller and Heckman Partner Doug Jarrett to Speak at Broadband Communities 2014 Summit
Apr 02, 2014 Keller and Heckman Partner Douglas Jarrett Voted Top Telecommunications Counsel
Mar 27, 2014 Keller and Heckman Partner Doug Jarrett Moderated a Panel at the Navigating Risk in Technology Transactions Conference
Oct 23, 2013 Doug Jarrett to be a Panelist at NTCA's TelcoVisions Conference
May 22, 2013 Doug Jarrett and Greg Kunkle to Present at the TeleStrategies' Communications Taxation '13 Conference
May 14, 2013 Doug Jarrett to Conduct a Session at UTC Telecom 2013
Apr 09, 2013 Keller and Heckman Attorneys to Attend and Speak at ENTELEC Spring Conference

Nov 12, 2014 Spectrum Acquisition for Critical Infrastructure Companies Webinar
Jul 29, 2014 FCC Signal Booster Rules and Challenges in Implementing Solutions to Ensure Building-Wide Wireless Reception
Feb 18, 2014 Doug Jarrett to Present at Telecom Services Agreement Webinar
May 15, 2012 ENTELEC 2012 Conference and Expo
Feb 20, 2012 IWCE 2012 Conference
Jun 14, 2011 Register Today: Spectrum Availability for Next Generation Critical Infrastructure Communications Webinar
Mar 07, 2011 IWCE 2011 Conference

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Dec 29, 2014 Happy Holidays From the Telecommunications Practice Group
Sep 15, 2014 The Energy Industry Deserves Adequate Spectrum Resources
May 01, 2014 Doug Jarrett Authors an Article in Above Ground Level Magazine
Mar 31, 2014 Pole Attachment Jurisdiction, Private Broadband, FCC Fees
Jan 13, 2014 Telecom Predictions for 2014 -- Vol XI Issue 2
Dec 23, 2013 Happy Holidays! -- Volume X, Issue 52
Oct 01, 2013 SPECIAL TELECOM ALERT: Government Shutdown Now In Effect


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911 Reliability Rules, Drone Privacy, Millimeter Wave Radar Frequencies, FirstNet Meeting, Complimentary Webinars: Pole Attachments and Emergency Communications, Vol XII, Issue 10
C. Douglas Jarrett,Gregory E. Kunkle,Thomas B. Magee,Tracy P. Marshall,Jack Richards, April 6, 2015
Last week the FCC released an Order extending the Comment and Reply Comment period for its proposed rules governing the reliability of 911 infrastructure. The proposed rules expand those adopted by the FCC last year in a number of ways. (Vol. XI, Issue 18). For example, the new rules would expand...

911 Reliability, Net Neutrality, Drones, Muni Broadband, and FirstNet - Vol. XII, Issue 13
C. Douglas Jarrett,Gregory E. Kunkle,Thomas B. Magee,Tracy P. Marshall,Jack Richards, April 1, 2015
More than two dozen parties filed comments in response to the FCC’s proposed rules to enhance the reliability of the nation’s 911 infrastructure. The proposed rules would expand the scope of entities subject to the FCC’s reliability rules to include all entities that provide 911,...

"Net Neutrality" Proposal, 911 Wireless Location Rules, AWS-3 Auction is Good News for FirstNet, FCC Considers Preempting State Muni Broadband Laws, FCC Fines Land Mobile Licensee for Unauthorized Operation, Vol XII, Issue 6
C. Douglas Jarrett,Gregory E. Kunkle,Thomas B. Magee,Tracy P. Marshall,Jack Richards, March 27, 2015
Last week, FCC Chairman Wheeler released a Fact Sheet and published an article in Wired Magazine outlining his proposed net neutrality rules. The Chairman¿s proposal would reclassify broadband Internet access service as a telecommunications service subject to regulation by the FCC under Title II of...

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Suite 500 West, 1001 G Street, N.W.
WashingtonDC 20001


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