National Practice: Mr. Pennington has a multi-state practice representing wireless-related entities for deploying wireless infrastructure and technology. Some of the Firm’s more significant transactions have touched every state with the acquisition of more extensive tower portfolios and the disposition of wireless assets.
Utility/Pole Attachment Experience. Mr. Pennington has knowledge and experience with the Pole Attachment Act and the rules and regulations related to deploying fiber and wireless communications technology on existing and new utility poles and similar structures. Mr. Pennington has negotiated pole attachment agreements on behalf of utility companies and wireless communications companies. Mr. Pennington has assisted clients in deploying fiber and small cell technology in the public right-of-way at the state, county, and municipal levels. Mr. Pennington worked with the Municipal Association of South Carolina and other industry participants to develop a model ordinance for deploying small cells in the public right-of-way.
Wireless Carrier Experience: Representation of wireless carriers regarding the deployment of all types of wireless technology and the replacement of wireless technology for over thirty (30) years.
Tower Company Experience. Mr. Pennington has represented national and small companies deploying new communications towers.
Fiber Company Experience. Mr. Pennington has also represented fiber companies deploying fiber and small cell technologies in the public rights of way.
Electrical Utilities Experience: Mr. Pennington has represented electrical utility companies in South Carolina on a wide range of issues, including condemnation, property acquisitions and dispositions, and land use matters for the installation of new rights of way, substations, and other utility installations.
Zoning Experience: Mr. Pennington has completed hundreds of zoning applications and represented wireless communications companies, tower companies, and other infrastructure providers at North and South Carolina zoning hearings to approve new communications sites and modify existing communications sites.
Legislative Experience: Mr. Pennington has helped draft and coordinate state legislation for the wireless communications industry.
Drafting Zoning Ordinances Experience. Mr. Pennington has drafted or negotiated changes to many county and municipal zoning ordinances related to the deployment of wireless communications technology. He started doing this in the late ’90s, as technology changes dictated further amendments or complete revisions to these ordinances. Most recently, Mr. Pennington has also assisted municipalities in South Carolina with updating their existing ordinances related to the deployment of wireless infrastructure and technology.
Technology Companies. Mr. Pennington has negotiated agreements on behalf of technology companies to sell and license their software and hardware products to both resellers and end-users. Also, he has negotiated multiple master agreements between telecom companies and end-user agreements for telecom companies for the delivery of various types of sophisticated telecom services.
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