Russell H. Fox, a Member of the Communications Section of Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C, is speaking on, “Wireless Regulatory Matters” taking place on Tuesday, March 8 at Mintz Levin’s San Diego office.
Mr. Fox, and his co-presenter, Jim Mains, an advisor to EVONexus, a start-up incubator, will discuss the regulatory developments that will affect the wireless industry. In particular, they will address issues related to spectrum used by wireless carriers, including:
FCC and Congressional spectrum initiatives
- Spectrum initiatives related to Wi-Fi and other unlicensed technologies, including the potential for expansion of Wi-Fi into the remainder of the 5 GHz band
- Other spectrum trends including sharing in the 3.5 GHz and other bands, the status of the Congressionally mandated public safety broadband system, and the FCC’s rules governing net neutrality affecting wireless providers
Mr. Fox has extensive experience evaluating wireless telecommunications opportunities, structuring transactions involving the purchase, financing, or sale of wireless telecommunications systems, handling regulatory and legislative matters before federal and state authorities, and dealing with licensing matters before the Federal Communications Commission. He has assisted clients that have successfully participated in spectrum auctions conducted by the Federal Communications Commission and has secured regulatory approvals necessary for clients to offer new telecommunications services and products.