As the continually and rapidly expanding and converging arenas of technology, media and telecoms continue to develop, it is essential that businesses understand and properly leverage the changes in this arena for their commercial benefit.

Dingley Marshall can guide you through the often confusing and complicated landscape and advise on legal issues associated with new applications of existing technologies and the introduction of new technologies as the regulations and law around them continue to evolve and keep pace.

Our team of information, communication and technology (ICT) lawyers is able to advise on the full range of commercial ICT issues that may face a company, including:

  • regulatory issues relating to all aspects of online business and e-commerce
  • hosting, co-location and access
  • service level agreements
  • consumer protection and ICT
  • software licensing
  • software development, maintenance and support
  • software as a service
  • escrow
  • communications policies
  • technology outsourcing
  • website terms and conditions
  • telecoms and electronic communications law and national regulatory and licensing requirements.

Waspa & Ispa advice

Internet Service Providers (IPS) are not only subject to the general and telecommunications law, but must also be mindful of the Electronic Communications and Transactions Act (ECTA), Electronic Communications Act (ECA), Films and Publications Act and Consumer Protection Act (CPA), to name a few.

Moreover, players in this space must ensure that they comply with the Internet Service Providers’ Association’s Code of Conduct.

We have extensive experience in the ISP industry, having provided legal services to several ISPs and acted as an ISPA adjudicator. We can thus advise our clients on all problems facing ISP’s including:

  • Regulatory compliance,
  • Subscriber terms and conditions, Acceptable Use Policies and other specialist agreements, and
  • General legal advice.

Wireless Application Service Providers (WASPs) are not only subject to the general law, but must also be mindful of the Electronic Communications and Transactions Act (ECTA), Electronic Communications Act (ECA) and Consumer Protection Act (CPA), to name a few. Moreover, players in this space must ensure that they comply with the Wireless Application Service Providers’ Association’s Code of Conduct.

We have extensive experience in the WASP industry, having served as WASPA adjudicators. We can thus advise our clients on all problems facing WASPs including:

  • Regulatory compliance,
  • WASP and other specialist agreements, and
  • General legal advice.