Telecom, Technology and Media
Quiñones, Arbona & Candelario is one of the few law firms in Puerto Rico with a practice group specializing in every legal aspect of the telecommunications and energy industries, as well as in general infrastructure projects. Our attorneys have ample education and experience in relevant technical and engineering fields, which enable them to provide added value to our clients in a wide spectrum of legal issues in relation to such complex and specialized industries and projects.
With one of the most comprehensive communications practices in Puerto Rico led by Edwin Quiñones, Esq., a pioneering attorney in the island’s telecommunications arena, the Telecommunications, Energy and Infrastructure Practice Group (“TEI Practice Group”) has widely recognized expertise and experience in all aspects of the highly-regulated and technical telecommunications industry. This practice group has represented the entire spectrum of communications clients, including Cable T.V. operators, local exchange carriers, long distance companies, internet service providers, internet broadband providers, payphone service providers, radio and T.V. stations, resellers and wireless carriers. The TE Practice Group’s attorneys provide counseling in regulatory compliance during market entry, reorganizations, mergers and acquisitions, and all other industry-regulated activities, such as government certifications, FCC filings, Universal Service Fund, among a wide variety of matters.
Our attorneys represent telecommunications clients in litigation and other matters before the Puerto Rico Telecommunications Regulatory Board and the Federal Communications Commission, as well as before state and federal courts, in a wide variety of matters, including Section 252 interconnection arbitration, end user and inter-company complaints, notice of proposed rulemaking procedures, investigations initiated by regulatory bodies, cable franchising, and extensive rates and tariffs litigation, preparation of and/or answers to competitive bid processes.
Our areas of substantive focus include:
- Broadband networks and services
- Towers and infrastructure
- Wireless services and devices
- Broadcasting and incentive auctions
- Cloud computing
- Cybersecurity, privacy and data protection
- Content creation and distribution
- Digital content distribution and digital rights management
- E-commerce and online retailers
- Film and television production, financing and distribution
- Network sharing
- Public safety communications
- Social media
- Telephone Consumer Protection Act compliance
- Universal Service Fund and Information and Communication Technology Fund.