Avi Rimon is an acknowledged expert in telecommunications and internet laws in Israel. He focuses on supplying legal solutions to telecom businesses in Israel, integrating deep knowledge on telecom regulation with the commercial legal expertise unique to this arena.
Mr. Rimon’s background in telecom spreads over two decades, and includes legal support to the leading communications firms in Israel — among them, Motorola Israel, MIRS Communications (now HOT Mobile), Pelephone Communications, Partner Communications and Golan Telecom. He has handled telecom licensing and dealt with enforcement actions initiated by the Ministry of Communications (MOC). Avirepresented Electra Consumer Products in a cellular networks sharing transaction with Cellcom Israel amounting to $600 million.
Mr. Rimon has unparalleled skill in Israel concerning frequencies allocations and was part of the Israeli delegation to ITU conference on 2007. Avi prepared MIRS's bid for 2010 cellular frequencies tender (3G technology) and Pelephone's bid for the last cellular frequencies tender (4G technology) held on January 2015.
Mr. Rimon excels in formulating the typical industry commercial agreements, such as subscriber agreements, distribution agreements, hosting agreements, procurement agreements (infrastructures and services), revenue sharing agreements, roaming agreements and others. He also supports his clients regarding copyright issues and public tenders law.
Mr. Rimon also has a rare proficiency in promoting new regulation initiatives and halting excessive proposed regulation. He was the chief architect of the reform in cellular services regulation which brought up two new operators and lifted many barriers to competition. He is engaged in drafting bills of law in cooperation with one of the leading lobbying agencies in Israel.
- Globes, Mr. Rimon is interviewed about MOC policy regarding Millimetric Waves.
- People & Computers, article by Mr. Rimon concerning Millimetric Waves and the Smart City.
- The Marker, Technation, Mr. Rimon on the implications of Bezeq crisis.
- Telecom News, essay on the State Comptroller report about MOC.
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