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 Applauds Library of Congress Handset Unlocking Decision

The statement below may be attributed to Erin P. Fitzgerald, RWA’s Assistant Regulatory Counsel. Arlington, VA – The Rural Wireless Association, Inc. (RWA) has long supported the ability of consumers to unlock their cellphones, and [...]

October 29th, 2015|Categories: Devices, Handsets, Legislation, Press Releases|Tags: , , |

ACG Announces Affiliate Membership at RWA Event

September 10, 2015 - Las Vegas, NV – The Associated Carrier Group (ACG) announced a new Affiliate Membership program during the Rural Wireless Summit, hosted by the Rural Wireless Association (RWA), in Las Vegas, Nevada. ACG [...]

September 10th, 2015|Categories: Devices, Handsets, Member Press Release, Press Releases|Tags: , , , |

RWA Applauds Congressional Passage of Cellphone Unlocking Legislation

For Immediate Release July 28, 2014 RWA Applauds Congressional Passage of Cellphone Unlocking Legislation The statement below may be attributed to Caressa D. Bennet, RWA’s General Counsel. The Rural Wireless Association, Inc. (RWA) has long [...]

July 29th, 2014|Categories: Devices, Member News, Member Press Release, Press Releases, Rule Making|

RTG Welcomes Chairman Genachowski’s Examination of the Copyright Office’s Position on Unlocking Handsets

The statement below may be attributed to Carri Bennet, RTG’s General Counsel. The Rural Telecommunications Group, Inc. (RTG) applauds Chairman Julius Genachowski’s announcement earlier today that the Federal Communications Commission (FCC or Commission) is examining [...]

March 4th, 2013|Categories: Competition, Devices, Press Releases|Tags: , , |

Interop adds RCS Version 5 Features to Cloud Technology

Network address book and social presence enhance Interop RCS “IMS-less” solution Interop Technologies, a provider of core wireless solutions for advanced messaging, over-the-air handset management, and connectivity gateways, today announced that its Rich Communication Services (RCS) [...]

February 6th, 2013|Categories: Devices, Handsets, Member News|Tags: |

Large, Small Wireless Carriers Continue to Spar on Device Interoperability

The wireless industry remains divided on whether new regulations are needed to ensure that mobile devices used in the lower 700 megahertz band of spectrum can operate on airwaves used by different carriers, including Verizon [...]

July 18th, 2012|Categories: Competition, Devices|

Microsoft poised to unveil Windows Phone 8

According to a recent ZDNet report, the new platform is widely expected to support, among other features, multi-core processors, new screen resolutions, Near Field Communications technology for mobile wallet features, and more integrated Skype functionality. [...]

June 20th, 2012|Categories: Devices|Tags: , |