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Fraser Stryker has an established telecommunications practice serving businesses in the United States and abroad, from Europe to the Pacific Rim. Our clients range from some of the largest telecommunications carriers in the world to start-up companies and telecommunications users.

In addition, our Telecommunications attorneys provide counsel to local and national data center providers on day-to-day legal matters related to their standard service offerings to customers and their technology, connectivity, and equipment procurement needs, as well as strategic initiatives and partnerships to provide their customers with dedicated, stand-alone data center facilities.

Backed by decades of success in this practice area, our firm has a strong track record of creating effective solutions for our telecommunications clients. We represent clients in both transactional and litigation matters, our key telecommunications services include:

  • Point-to-point capacity services
  • Collocation and hosting services
  • Long-distance and local telecommunications services
  • Wireless services
  • Terrestrial and undersea fiber-optic cable systems
  • Internet and e-commerce

Providing Quality Legal Services in a “Flat” World

The lawyers of Fraser Stryker are leading the way in legal services for telecommunications clients. We have extensive knowledge of the industry’s technical aspects, as well as the key players in both domestic and foreign markets.

Clients also benefit from our cost-effective legal solutions. Our Midwest location allows us to provide the same quality legal service found in larger global markets but at a more competitive rate. In a “flat” world, our firm is helping telecommunications clients obtain value for their investments.


Representative transactions handled by our Telecommunications Group:

  • An undersea fiber-optic cable construction agreement connecting Singapore, Hong Kong, and Japan
  • Fiber and capacity purchase agreements for new undersea and terrestrial fiber-optic cable systems connecting Europe to India
  • A maintenance agreement for an undersea fiber-optic cable system (including associated terrestrial cable stations) in the Indian Ocean
  • A domestic long-haul dark fiber lease agreement with one of the world’s largest Internet search engine companies
  • Various long-haul and metropolitan domestic dark fiber IRU agreements with telecommunications carriers, cable companies, and Internet service providers
  • Cable landing station agreements (including collocation) for newly constructed fiber-optic cable systems in Europe, Africa, and Asia