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F5 Networks Joins RWA

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RWA is pleased to welcome F5 Networks as an Associate Member. F5 offers a broad portfolio of carrier-grade solutions tailored to service providers to help them respond to today’s challenging environment with creative and innovative strategies to improve profitability by… Read More »

Sprint and NetAmerica Form Shared Network Alliance

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Comprehensive Solution Arms Rural Carriers to Compete in 4G LTE Mobility
Dallas, TX (March 27, 2014) —  NetAmerica Alliance, LLC and Sprint today announced the formation of a shared network alliance which provides NetAmerica Members (rural communications service providers) the capabilities… Read More »

Rural Coalition Promotes Consensus Proposal Expanding Geographic License Areas for 600 MHz Auction

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Arlington, Va. (March 11, 2014) – NTCA–The Rural Broadband Association (NTCA) and the Rural Wireless Association (RWA), together with the Competitive Carriers’ Association (CCA) and the Blooston Rural Carriers, today announced a consensus proposal for the use of smaller geographic… Read More »

TE Connectivity Joins RWA

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RWA is pleased to announce that TE Connectivity has joined as an associate member. “As the association continues to strengthen its advocacy and carrier member base, vendors serving the rural wireless community are increasingly recognizing the value of RWA membership,”… Read More »

RWA Adds Carrier Member Limitless Mobile

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RWA welcomes carrier member Limitless Mobile.  ”We are pleased to have Limitless Mobile join the association,” stated RWA CEO Tanya Sullivan. “Our advocacy efforts over the past several years have elevated the cause of rural wireless, and the addition of… Read More »

Glenwood Telecommunications Selects NewCore Wireless for LTE Hosted Switching Solution

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Agreement provides Glenwood Telecommunications ability to offer wireless services to Nebraska customers
SAINT CLOUD, Minn. – February 28, 2014 – NewCore Wireless, the leading full-service hosted wireless switching provider, announced today that Glenwood Telecommunications has chosen NewCore Wireless to host… Read More »

Robert Mardis Joins RWA

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The Rural Wireless Association (RWA) is pleased to announce the addition of Robert W. Mardis as the Manger of Communications.  Robert holds a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration with a focus in Marketing, and graduated Magna Cum Laude from the University… Read More »

FTC Hosts Workshop on Mobile Location Analytics & Companies Adopt Code of Conduct

The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) held a workshop on Wednesday discussing mobile location analytics (MLA), which many retailers, malls, airports and other businesses use to track customer movements within and around retail stores.  MLA companies use wireless technologies to identify and collect consumers’ MAC … Read More »

FCC Plans to Re-Write Net Neutrality Rules

The FCC has released a Public Notice establishing a new docket called Protecting and Promoting the Open Internet within which the Commission will consider how to re-write the Net Neutrality Rules in a way that is consistent with federal law and the… Read More »

FCC commits to enforcing net neutrality despite broadband ruling

Federal regulators will once again seek to set rules that make sure US broadband providers do not block or slow access to any lawful content on the internet.
The Federal Communications Commission said on Wednesday it will not appeal a… Read More »