Publications & Podcasts

Attorney Geoff Why Gives Viewpoint on T-Mobile Merger: Connecting the Unconnected

August 16, 2018 Published Works

In an opinion editorial for theBoston Business Journal, Geoff Why discusses how the T-Mobile-Sprint merger can help bridge the digital divide that exists, including the significant homework gap for Massachusetts students that has resulted from poor broadband connectivity. As Geoff explains in the article, the bottom line is that "the merger of T-Mobile and Sprint will result in better connectivity for households and students in Massachusetts and beyond. Because of this new connectivity, more students will be able to access online learning, read digital encyclopedias, connect to e-classrooms, and collaborate on research projects with students around the country."

Geoff serves as an advisor to T-Mobile. In addition to his Telecommunications practice at the Firm, Geoff served as Commissioner of the Massachusetts Department of Telecommunications and Cable from 2009 to 2014.

Read Geoff's full viewpoint in the Boston Business Journal.

Firm Highlights

Blog

Federal and State Funds to Support Maine Climate Action Plan’s Transportation and Broadband Goals

Last week, the Maine Governor’s Energy Office (GEO) and Office of Policy Innovation and the Future jointly presented to the Legislature’s Energy, Utilities, and Technology (EUT) Committee a report outlining a four-year funding plan...

Blog

Patrick Scully Nominated to Maine PUC

On May 24, Governor Janet Mills nominated attorney Patrick Scully , who was most recently the Chief Executive Officer of Bernstein Shur, to serve a six-year term on the Maine Public Utilities Commission. For...

Blog

Geoff Why to Moderate "The Future is Now: 5G Wireless Networks"

Blog

Longtime Verrill Attorney Begins New Role as Senior Advisor at Maine Governor’s Energy Office

Blog

Maine Legislature Adopts Major Revision to Its Net Energy Billing Program

On July 1, 2021, LD 936, An Act To Amend State Laws Relating to Net Energy Billing and the Procurement of Distributed Generation became law after Maine Governor Janet Mills allowed the legislatively enacted...

Blog

Long-time Verrill Attorney William Harwood to Join Maine Governor’s Energy Office

William S. Harwood
Blog

Verrill Attorney Gordon Smith Comments on Lawsuit Claiming Ownership of Maine Coastal Property

Blog

Jim Cohen Interviews Maine Governor Janet Mills on “Eggs & Issues”

After two years as host of “Eggs & Issues,” the monthly business breakfast of the Portland Community Chamber of Commerce, Jim Cohen concluded his twentieth appearance with an hour-long interview of Maine Governor Janet...

Blog

New Maine Law Regarding Decommissioning for Solar Projects

Solar Panels
Blog

Jim Cohen Appointed to Northern New England Passenger Rail Authority

Contact Verrill at (855) 307 0700