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 specializes in telecommunications law and policy, procurements and transactional matters. He is a recognized expert in representing enterprises in negotiating telecommunications services agreements with the major wireline and wireless carriers, domestically and globally.

Mr. Jarrett represents services providers and fiber network operators, focusing on the regulatory and transactional matters confronting start-up, fiber-based broadband services providers and telecommunications carriers. He is expert in Universal Service Fund regulation, and advises on MVNO market entry and on-going regulatory requirements. He also counsels 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, regulatory compliance and policy-making, and in transactional matters, particularly spectrum acquisitions, and represents property owners in negotiating access agreements and signal booster site licenses.

Mr. Jarrett is a frequent speaker at technology and telecommunications law conferences. He is the principal author of Beyond Telecom Law Blog . Mr. Jarrett is also the exclusive winner of the Client Choice award for Telecommunications Counsel in Washington, D.C. and the overall winner in the United States.

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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


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
Apr 13, 2010 ENTELEC 2010 Conference and Expo


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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
Feb 14, 2013 President Issues Highly Anticipated Cybersecurity Executive Order and Related Policy Directive


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"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...

800 MHz Channels, ILEC Joint Use Disputes, FirstNet, Annual CPNI Certifications Due, 76-81 GHz Radar Systems, Complimentary Emergency Communications Plan Webinar, Net Neutrality , Vol XII Issue 7
C. Douglas Jarrett,Gregory E. Kunkle,Thomas B. Magee,Jack Richards, March 27, 2015
Last week, the FCC released a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NPRM) that would create full power, 12.5 kHz channels offset between currently allocated 25 kHz channels in the 809-817/854-862 MHz band. The 25 kHz channels in this band would remain, and licensees would not be required to reduce...

911 Violation, 911 Outage Investigation Settled, Signal Booster Waiver, FirstNet Activities, FCC Continues to Go Green, and KH Attorney Authors Net Neutrality Article - Vol. XII, Issue 12
C. Douglas Jarrett,Gregory E. Kunkle,Thomas B. Magee,Tracy P. Marshall,Jack Richards, March 27, 2015
Last week, the Commission ordered Hinton Telephone Company (Hinton) to pay a $100,000 penalty for failing to direct 911 calls to local first responders. In May 2013, the Commission received a complaint pertaining to Hinton’s 911 services. Upon further investigation, the Enforcement Bureau...

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C. Douglas Jarrett

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


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