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Telecom, Broadcast & Satellite - District of Columbia
"He is an experienced and skilled practitioner with a broad client base."
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Steve Augustino is chair of Kelley Drye’s Communications practice. An advocate since the early days of competition in telecommunications, Steve has guided clients through the shifting policies, exponential growth and extraordinary innovation in the telecommunications industry for the last 30 years. His clients include companies and organizations in developing and established markets, including major voice service providers, database, signaling and analytics providers and texting and other emerging telecom businesses.
Steve provides a full range of regulatory, legislative and administrative law counsel, including transactional advice and enforcement matters. Notably, Steve offers unique experience with respect to the $8.5 billion per year federal Universal Service Fund. For more than a decade, Steve has been considered a leading lawyer in USF contribution obligations, handling complex Universal Service reporting questions, advising on USF issues in transactions and representing filers in audits and enforcement investigations, and in the E-rate program. Regarding the Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA), Steve is involved in counseling and appeals concerning the use of auto-dialers, calls and texts to mobile telephone numbers and receipt of customer consent.
Steven A Augustino
Kelley Drye & Warren LLP
3050 K Street NW
District of Columbia