Telecommunications & IT

Africa’s telecommunications sector is growing exponentially. It’s also full of legal and business complexities; from electromagnetic spectrum licensing, to government procurement, to general corporate and intellectual property law.

John W Ffooks & Co has considerable experience working for a variety of clients in a multitude of telecommunications matters. We’ve helped operators, equipment suppliers, and finance houses working in landline and mobile telephony, radio operations, and much more.

Our experienced lawyers advise clients across francophone Africa, assisting on all aspects of their legal needs.

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Facilitating large-scale corporate operations across Africa

Legal guidance across multiple African companies for American equipment manufacturer

We guided an American equipment manufacturer service provider, interested in installations and operations in Burkina Faso, Gabon, Niger,... More

Regulatory clearance for your Internet projects

Provided social network company actionable advice on Cameroon's Internet law

We were pleased to help a social networking company on tariff and pricing matters for its Express Wi-Fi services rollout in... More

Getting the facts on spectrum allocation

Explained spectrum licensing law to social network in Cameroon

The team at John W Ffooks & Co gave advice on spectrum frequency allocation for a social network's Express Wi-Fi deployment; namely, an... More

Mobile technology legal services in Cameroon

Helped social network with telecom law in Cameroon

Retained by an American social networking company, we provided a complete review of Cameroon's telecommunications laws and regulations... More

Does your marketing strategy comply with local law? Ask our team

Worked with social networking service on tariff and advertising law in Cameroon

A modern social networking company sought our counsel on regulations around price discrimination. promotional text messaging, and tariffs... More

Data roaming in Cameroon

Advised social network on data roaming licensing in Africa

Continuing our work for our American social network client, we provided legal advice on its planned data roaming service offering.... More

Rolling out Express Wi-Fi across Cameroon

Assisted American social network corporation with Wi-Fi and contract law in Cameroon

We counselled an American social network on their planned Express Wi-Fi services in Cameroon. Our legal advice included assisting with... More

Streaming Internet from the sky

Advised American multinational on Internet law across Africa

We were delighted to work for a major American multinational, providing legal advice on an innovative service they planned to offer: the... More

Ensuring regulatory compliance for your technology projects

Mobile telephony legal advice in Benin, Mali, & Togo

A Korean manufacturer working on the cutting-edge of broadband cellular network technology asked for our assistance in regulatory clearance... More

Engineering great results for engineering companies

Assisted world-leading engineering company with project implementation in Africa

A global leader in electrical engineering and electronics retained our counsel for a legal review of their new project in the Central... More

Call us with your telecommunications law questions

Met with major mobile company to advise on international corporate law liability

With new software being deployed across ten countries, a major mobile phone retailer looked to John W Ffooks & Co for a complete,... More

Not sure about the legal risks of your new project? Consult with John W Ffooks & Co

Worked with web-platform company on corporate & liability law in Ivory Coast

A world-leading web-platform company wanted to launch a new product in Ivory Coast. The business retained our team to provide: A... More


Connecting IT to quality legal advice in OHADA

Provided data protection advice for IT company across OHADA region

We explained data protection laws across the OHADA region for a leading IT services company client. This involved ensuring compliance for... More

Mergers & acquisitions in African telecoms

Acquiring telecoms facilities in Chad, Congo, & Gabon

We were happy to work for a telecommunications tower company on a proposed security package involving our client's... More

Senate building in Madagascar

Conducting a Telecomms Regulatory Review in Madagascar & Comoros

Acting for a client of a French law firm, we conducted a review of the telecommunications sector in Madagascar in relation to the... More