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: , , |

Wireless E-911 Location Accuracy Requirements

RWA filed a petition for an extension of time to file comments on the Roadmap for Improving E911 Location Accuracy. The Roadmap is an alternative E911 location accuracy proposal that was negotiated by the Association [...]

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: , , , , , |

RWA Supports T-Mobile’s Petition for Declaratory Ruling to Remove Uncertainty on FCC’s Data Roaming Order

The statement below may be attributed to Daryl Zakov, RWA’s Assistant General Counsel. The Rural Wireless Association, Inc. (RWA) applauds T-Mobile USA, Inc.’s (T-Mobile) petition for declaratory ruling filed earlier today with the Federal Communications [...]

May 28th, 2014|Categories: FCC Filings, Legislation, Member News, Press Releases, Roaming|Tags: , , , , , |

We need your help! Tell congress we need a public auction of the D Block now!

Legislation has been introduced in both chambers of Congress that threatens to further increase the national deficit while delaying the construction of a nationwide, interoperable broadband network for public safety. S. 28 and H.R. 607 [...]

April 16th, 2011|Categories: Legislation|Tags: , , , |

RTG encourages the FCC to implement its expanded HAC requirements in a measured and multi-phase manner

RTG Urges the FCC to require manufacturers to provide HAC-rated devices directly to smaller providers The Rural Telecommunications Group (RTG) filed comments yesterday regarding the Federal Communications Commission's (FCC or Commission) proposed rules governing hearing [...]

October 26th, 2010|Categories: FCC Filings, Handsets, Legislation, Press Releases|Tags: , |

USF Reform Act of 2010

Congressman Boucher (D-VA), Chairman of the Subcommittee on Communications, Technology, and the Internet, and Congressman Terry (R-NE) introduced the Universal Service Reform Act of 2010.  Contact James Mardis for an overview of the bill.

July 22nd, 2010|Categories: Legislation, Universal Service|Tags: , |