DLA Piper New Zealand advises leading telecommunications organisations on key and sometimes controversial matters.

We provide capability on licensing, interconnection, regulation and infrastructure.

Our expert team provides invaluable insight on managing contracts with suppliers, customers and partners. Our lawyers have a detailed understanding of the latest telecommunications technology and trends.

DLA Piper New Zealand has depth of experience advising on operations and regulation under the Telecommunications Act and the Commerce Act. This extends to advice on network billing systems, wireless and broadband services, and the establishment of call centres.

DLA Piper New Zealand can tap into international resources to give New Zealand clients the edge.


  • Telecommunications regulatory support
  • Licensing, interconnection, fibre, numbering, infrastructure issues in telecommunications
  • Content and data
  • Data service agreements
  • Cable access agreements
  • Cable purchase and deployment
  • Facilities access agreements
  • Cell site licences and negotiations; RMA


Agilent Technologies Limited
The firm provided advice on a significant contract for this client, to complete the delivery of the Network Management System for the Southern Cross Cable.

New Zealand Defence Force
DLA Piper New Zealand advised on the procurement of mobile and landline services. The firm assisted in the negotiations with both TelstraClear and Vodafone.

TOWER Limited
DLA Piper New Zealand advised on telecommunications contracts with Telecom and Vodafone.

Capital & Coast District Health Board
DLA Piper New Zealand assisted the client with their Telecommunications RFP, and the negotiations of standard terms of service with Telecom, Vodafone and TelstraClear.