Telecommunications and IT
attorneys of the firm have been substantially present in the telecommunications
sector in Cameroon since the days of INTELCAM and ACTEL. They have had to be
consulted on the laws governing the operation of submarine, terrestrial and
spatial radio waves, telecommunications systems, international transit centres
required for the routing and transmission of data, facsimiles, sound and TV
CAMTEL and the Telecommunications Regulatory Board since 1998, H S & Co.
has remained at the centre-stage of activity in this sector. The firm is thus
frequently engaged by clients to conduct satellite and earth station surveys,
encryption surveys and private audiovisual communication regulatory environment
reviews. We have equally had to negotiate, draft, execute and perfect
was hooked with the Internet in 1997. This event put the country on the fast
lane of the information high way. With this Cameroon became part of the more than
500 million network of users present in 150 countries on 5 continents.
connection, having not yet been fine-tuned, remains a big problem. Internet
connection in Cameroon is usually unstable and unsteady. Maybe this is owing to
the fact that there are too many users for too few service providers with
limited bandwidth. It is now left for the innovators in the telecommunications
sector to step in and make the difference.
firm is also very active in providing legal services in the information technology
sector. Here, we do not only register domain names with ANTIC. We also
negotiate, draft, execute and perfect contracts of information technology
maintenance and advice, financing of information and software follow-up.
firm equally advises on the patentability of hardware and protection of
software as copyright or, trademark under industrial property.
we have also had the occasion to give advisory services on criminal offences in
information technology involving piracy of software as an operating system.