Douglas Jarrett represents associations, major corporations and entrepreneurs before the FCC on policy making, licensing and enforcement matters. He is expert in domestic telecommunications regulation and wireless matters, representing critical infrastructure associations and companies on a range of telecommunications regulatory and transactional matters, including broadband regulation and spectrum acquisitions.
His clients include specialized domestic and international services providers, dark fiber and related telecom infrastructure firms, broadband providers and companies whose critical operations are dependent on wireless communications. Douglas represents services providers on Universal Service Fund contribution matters and focuses on several USF-supported programs.
He represents enterprises in negotiating domestic and global telecommunications services agreements with the major wireline and wireless carriers. Douglas also advises enterprises on transactional and regulatory matters associated with M2M services and IoT deployments, particularly those in the “Industrial Internet,” and represents MDU owners and developers in negotiating Internet and video access agreements and agreements for in-building wireless deployments.
Before focusing full time on telecommunications and technology matters, Mr. Jarrett was the principal outside environmental counsel for the domestic operations of a major multinational corporation.
Mr. Jarrett is a frequent speaker at technology and telecommunications conferences and a contributor to BeyondTelecomLawBlog. He is a member of the District of Columbia Bar, the Federal Communications Bar Association and the Business Law Section of the American Bar Association. He is active in the scholarship program supported by the FCBA Foundation and participates in pro-bono programs sponsored by the DC Bar.
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•May 10, 2016 Doug Jarrett and Tracy Marshall Published in Law 360: The Potentially Sweeping Effects Of FCC's ISP Regulations
•Jan 13, 2016 Doug Jarrett Published in The Business Lawyer The Federal Communications Commission's Network Neutrality Order
•Jul 15, 2015 Doug Jarrett Authors FCC Connect America Fund Advances Broadband Deployment for Broadband Communities Magazine
•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
•Mar 03, 2017 Doug Jarrett to Attend the 2017 Satellite Conference from March 3-6 in Washington, DC
•Feb 15, 2017 Doug Jarrett to Attend Northeast DAS and Small Cell Association's (NEDAS) Philly Social
•Dec 01, 2016 Douglas Jarrett Will Present Federal Support and Regulation of the Internet of Things (IoT)
•Nov 10, 2016 KH Telecommunications Group to Attend UTC Summit
•Nov 03, 2016 Doug Jarrett Speaks at NRECA G&T Legal Seminar
•Nov 01, 2016 Doug Jarrett Speaks at ECArk Rural Broadband Summit
•Aug 01, 2016 Doug Jarrett and Tracy Marshall Author Broadband Communities Magazine Article Net Neutrality Focus Shifts to Compliance
•Oct 22, 2015 Webinar: Leveraging Utility Infrastructure to Meet the Needs of Wireless Carriers
•May 15, 2015 Doug Jarrett to Present at the TeleStrategies' Communications Taxation 2015 Conference
•Nov 12, 2014 Webinar: Spectrum Acquisition for Critical Infrastructure Companies
•Jul 29, 2014 Webinar: 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 Webina