Business Data Services Framework Must Address Backhaul

The FCC sought comment on new regulatory framework for Business Data Services. RWA's comments focus on the backhaul services aspect of the Business Data Services marketplace.  As explained in the comments, this aspect is of critical [...]

June 29th, 2016|Categories: Advocacy, FCC Filings|Tags: , , , |

Reply Comments Highlight Regulatory Burdens in Privacy NPRM

The FCC has released a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NPRM) on proposed privacy rules for broadband providers. The NPRM is extremely detailed and, if adopted, would place significant regulatory burdens on broadband providers. RWA filed reply [...]

June 28th, 2016|Categories: Advocacy, FCC Filings, Rule Making|Tags: , , |

Broadband Privacy Comments Push for Rural-Friendly Modifications

If adopted, the FCC's proposed broadband privacy rules would place significant regulatory burdens on broadband providers. RWA seeks rural-friendly modifications to the proposed rules, including extension of rule implementation dates or exemption from certain rules [...]

June 3rd, 2016|Categories: Advocacy, FCC Filings|Tags: , , , , |

Joint Network Resiliency Comments Emphasize Need for True Bilateral Roaming

RWA, along with NTCA - The Rural Broadband Association, provided input on the voluntary wireless network resiliency initiative which aims to promote wireless continuity during disasters and emergencies. The comments emphasize the need for fully [...]

June 3rd, 2016|Categories: Advocacy, FCC Filings, Roaming|Tags: , , , , |

RWA Comments on the State of Mobile Wireless Competition

RWA filed comments that will help the FCC draft the Nineteenth Annual Report on the state of competition in mobile wireless services. In its comments, RWA focuses on specific trends in mobile wireless network deployment [...]

June 1st, 2016|Categories: Advocacy, Competition, Member News, Press Releases|Tags: , , |

RWA Urges FCC to Act on Mobility Fund Phase II

RWA recently submitted an ex parte letter to the FCC that underscores the need for ongoing support for mobile wireless services in rural, high-cost areas. The filing also urges the FCC to work through some important [...]

April 28th, 2016|Categories: Advocacy, FCC Filings, Universal Service|Tags: , , , , |

RWA Member Briefings on the Mobility Fund and TTY Waiver Orders

Mobility Fund Status Update - Member Action Recommended On December 18, 2015, RWA met with staff from the Wireless Telecommunications Bureau to discuss the Mobility Fund proceeding. The primary purpose of the meeting was to [...]

RWA Responds to Competitive Bidding Proposal

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE June 25, 2015 The statement below may be attributed to Erin P. Fitzgerald, RWA's Assistant Regulatory Counsel. The Rural Wireless Association, Inc. (“RWA”) is pleased that the proposed Competitive Bidding rules include [...]

June 29th, 2015|Categories: Advocacy, Compliance, Press Releases|Tags: , , |