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 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 [...]

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, NTCA Urge FCC to Update Designated Entity Bidding Rules

In response to the FCC’s request for comment on the competitive bidding rules, NTCA–The Rural Broadband Association and RWA provided details about a proposed rural telco bidding credit. In recognizing the unique position and interest that rural [...]

May 14th, 2015|Categories: FCC Filings, Press Releases|Tags: , , |

RWA Files Comments In Incentive Auction and Competitive Bidding Proceedings

RWA recently filed comments with the FCC in two interrelated proceedings. First, in response to an FCC Notice of Proposed Rulemaking regarding its Designated Entity and Competitive Bidding rules, RWA filed comments supporting the creation [...]

RWA Advocates for Rural Telco Bidding Credit

The statement below may be attributed to Daryl A. Zakov, RWA’s Assistant General Counsel. RWA appreciates the Commission’s attention to the issues surrounding the upcoming 600 MHz Incentive Auction, including the examination of its competitive [...]

February 20th, 2015|Categories: FCC Filings, Press Releases|Tags: , , , |

RWA Weighs In on Cellular Harmonization

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 [...]

January 21st, 2015|Categories: FCC Filings|Tags: , , , , |

RWA Lobbies for Twilight Tower Collocation

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 [...]

January 16th, 2015|Categories: FCC Filings|Tags: , , |

RWA Files Data Roaming Comments & Q2 Wireless Metrics

Download the Reply Comments RWA knows how important commercially reasonable wholesale data roaming rates, terms and conditions are to its membership. RWA continues to urge the FCC to provide additional clarification and direction with regard [...]

August 21st, 2014|Categories: FCC Filings, Legislation, Member News|Tags: , , , , , |