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RWA Weighs In on Cellular Harmonization

bigstock-Communication-antenna-16977125 RWA continues to lobby the FCC to ensure a smooth transition of the 800 MHz Cellular service to geographic based licensing.  In its comments, which were filed this week, RWA supports the FCC’s proposal to adopt a power spectral… Read More »

ITS Fiber Event – Special Offer for RWA Members

ITS Fiber ITS Fiber invites RWA members to tour its facility and learn how it made the transition from CO to data center. This will be one-plus day event in Indiantown and Stuart, Florida and will include a tour of ITS Fiber’s world-class… Read More »

RWA Lobbies for Twilight Tower Collocation

tower bigstock-broadcast-tower-7638655 2013_02_27 RWA filed comments with the FCC supporting a streamlined historic preservation review process for clearing towers built between March 16, 2001 and March 7, 2005 that are currently not available for collocation. The comments remind the FCC that the streamlined process… Read More »

The Chicken & Egg Spectrum Auction

Prospectus Sidebar Image 275x78 Replace the term chicken with “reverse auction” and egg with “forward auction” and the result would be a classic conundrum updated to 21st century FCC-speak. Throw in the term “repacking“, as in moving the broadcasters who relinquish their spectrum into… Read More »

Wireless Symposium 2015 – A Training Boot Camp for CES

RWA Logo 240x120 International CES 2015 can be overwhelming for independent operators. In the above video, Steve Pastorkovich, VP of Training and Development for NTCA and Tanya Sullivan, CEO of RWA, explain that the Wireless Symposium, co-produced by their organizations, is a great… Read More »

Attend the TESSCO Innovation Showcase

TESSCO Innov Showcase All RWA Members are cordially invited to attend the TESSCO Innovation Showcase, February 3rd and 4th in Arlington, Texas.     TESSCO Innovation Showcase & Conference Where wireless comes together. February 3-4, 2015 AT&T Stadium | Arlington, TX The wireless industry moves… Read More »

RWA Files Reply Comments on E911 Location Accuracy Roadmap

RWA Logo RWA filed reply comments today in response to the FCC’s Public Notice requesting comments on the “Roadmap for Improving E911 Location Accuracy.” The Roadmap was filed by the Association of Public-Safety Communications Officials (APCO), the National Emergency Number Association (NENA), AT&T… Read More »

RWA Statement Regarding FCC Action on T-Mobile Data Roaming Petition

RWA Logo RWA appreciates the FCC’s attention to the issues surrounding data roaming – issues of tremendous importance to small and rural carriers across the country. RWA supported T-Mobile’s Petition for Declaratory Ruling, but encouraged the Commission to go further in providing practical guidelines… Read More »

RWA Files Wireless Device Unlocking Petitions

RWA Logo RWA filed five petitions in response to the Copyright Office’s  Sixth Triennial Review of exemptions to the Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA) that allow consumers to unlock their mobile wireless devices. While Congress adopted a law in August that made… Read More »

Wireless E-911 Location Accuracy Requirements

RWA Logo 240x120 RWA filed a petition for an extension of time to file comments on the Roadmap for Improving E911 Location Accuracy. The Roadmap is an alternative E911 location accuracy proposal that was negotiated by the Association of Public-Safety Communications Officials (APCO),… Read More »