At CS'Associados, we are aware that the age of connectivity in which we live has posed new and profoundly transformative challenges for the telecommunications sector and, in particular, for the companies operating within.

Indeed, the sector is undergoing an extremely rapid and irreversible transformation that requires not only adapting previous business models, but above all identifying new opportunities arising from the deployment of next generation networks (with higher capacity and greater resilience) and the development of new equipment and new technological infrastructures that will increasingly support new and innovative services and business models.

To meet these challenges, CS'Associados has a multidisciplinary team with in-depth knowledge of the market and the different regulatory frameworks in force, able to assist its national and international clients in the different stages of implementing their business plans, in various territories and in all matters relevant to their business.

In particular, our lawyers have advised in the following areas:
  • Day-to-day assistance to telecommunications operators in carrying out their activities in Portugal;
  • Assisting international companies providing telecommunications services to enter the Portuguese market;
  • Day-to-day assistance to companies that own infrastructure capable of hosting telecommunications networks (TowerCos), namely in regulatory matters and in the context of public tenders, administrative procedures, and judicial and administrative offence proceedings related to the said infrastructure;
  • Assistance in drafting and negotiating contracts in the field of telecommunications and related areas;
  • Assisting in the creation and development of projects for the installation of data centres in Portugal and other countries;
  • Regulatory advice and compliance before the ANACOM regulatory authority;
  • Assistance in the purchase, sale or merger of companies in the telecommunications sector;
  • Assistance and representation in pre-litigation, litigation and out-of-court dispute resolution, as well as in administrative offence proceedings.