Bruce A. Olcott

Bruce Olcott has a broad range of experience in communications law and policy. His practice focuses on regulatory and transactional issues involving wireless and wireline services, including satellite, cellular, internet, fiber-optic, and broadband communications technologies. Bruce has assisted clients in developing innovative commercial and private communications services and in securing domestic and international authorizations for the acquisition, construction, and operation of networks. He represents clients in rulemakings and consultations before regulatory authorities, often seeking the elimination of legal and regulatory barriers to the provision of new communications services.

Bruce has represented clients in the acquisition, auction, licensing, and leasing of spectrum (frequencies); coordination of spectrum sharing agreements; resolution of interference disputes; and securing carriage and transmission capacity on satellite, wireless, and telecommunications networks. He has assisted clients in negotiations with network operators; wireless carriers; cable operators; tower, equipment, and service suppliers; programmers; satellite operators and manufacturers; and launch service providers. [1]