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RWA Statement Regarding the Release of the Incentive Auction Closing and Channel Reassignment Public Notice

Washington, D.C., April 13, 2017 – The following statement may be attributed to Carri Bennet, Rural Wireless Association, Inc. (“RWA”) General Counsel:  RWA is pleased to see the 600 MHz Incentive Auction wind down and welcomes today’s [...]

April 13th, 2017|Categories: Member News, Press Releases|

RWA Statement on Release of Mobility Fund Phase II Report, Order, and Further Notice of Proposed Rulemaking

RWA welcomes the release of the Mobility Fund Phase II (“MFII”) Order, and is reviewing it with great interest. In particular, RWA remains pleased that the challenge process will be addressed by a Further Notice [...]

March 7th, 2017|Categories: Advocacy, Mobility Fund Phase 2|

RWA Continues to Challenge Wireless Bureau Decision Allowing Spectrum Warehousing

On Friday, RWA continued its assault on the Wireless Telecommunications Bureau’s decision waiving certain 700 MHz license buildout requirements for T-Mobile in Montana and Wyoming, and effectively rewarding the current license holder, Bresnan Communications (a [...]

February 24th, 2017|Categories: Advocacy|

RWA Welcomes FCC Adoption of Enhanced Transparency Small Business Exemption

RWA is pleased by the Federal Communications Commission’s (“Commission”) adoption of an Order exempting small businesses from the enhanced transparency requirements in the Commission’s 2015 Open Internet Order. Small broadband Internet access service (BIAS) providers [...]

February 24th, 2017|Categories: Member News, Press Releases|

RWA Welcomes Mobility Fund Phase II Challenge Process FNPRM, Awaits Specific MFII Program Details

There is no program more vital to maintaining and expanding mobile voice and broadband services in rural America than Mobility Fund Phase II (“MFII”). Rural consumers and those traveling in rural America cannot be put [...]

February 24th, 2017|Categories: Member News, Mobility Fund Phase 2, Press Releases|

RWA Seeks to Overturn Wireless Bureau Decision That Gives AT&T Additional Time to Build Out 700 MHz License in Alaska

Today, RWA filed an Application for Review with the Federal Communications Commission seeking to overturn the Wireless Telecommunications Bureau’s decision granting AT&T a waiver of both the interim and final geographic coverage requirements contained in [...]

February 17th, 2017|Categories: Advocacy, FCC Filings|

RWA Urges Additional Public Comment on MFII Details, Responds to Eleventh Hour AT&T Proposal Seeking to Grab $5 Billion in Support

RWA has filed an ex parte with the Federal Communications Commission (“Commission”) strongly urging the Commission to seek public comment on the Mobility Fund Phase II (“MFII”) challenge process and other additional details. The ex parte responded [...]

February 16th, 2017|Categories: Advocacy, FCC Filings|

RWA Welcomes Pai as New FCC Chairman

RWA supports President Trump’s designation of Commissioner Pai to be Federal Communications Commission (“Commission”) Chairman. Originally from rural Kansas, Chairman Pai well understands the challenges of providing mobile broadband service in the least populated and [...]

January 24th, 2017|Categories: Member News, Press Releases|

Small Entity Input Sought for Proposed Construction/Maintenance Rules for Telecommunications Structures

Small Business Administration (SBA) and the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) are actively seeking small entity representatives to serve on a panel to review and comment on the scope of OSHA’s contemplated rulemaking proceeding [...]

January 23rd, 2017|Categories: Member News, RWA Briefings|

RWA Seeks Waiver of Enhanced Transparency Rules for Small Broadband Providers

Washington, D.C., December 23, 2016 – The following statement may be attributed to Carri Bennet, the Rural Wireless Association’s (RWA) General Counsel: Small broadband Internet access service (BIAS) providers have been exempted from the Commission’s enhanced [...]

December 23rd, 2016|Categories: Advocacy, FCC Filings|