RWA Disillusioned with Draft MF II Order

Washington, D.C., – The following statement may be attributed to Carri Bennet, Rural Wireless Association, Inc. (“RWA”) General Counsel: Chairman Pai may have proclaimed August to be “Rural Broadband Month,” but the Commission’s Mobility Fund [...]

July 14th, 2017|Categories: Member News, Press Releases|

RWA Welcomes Todd Houseman as Newest Board Member

The Rural Wireless Association is pleased to announce the appointment of Todd Houseman, General Manager and CEO of United Wireless, to the RWA Board of Directors.  Mr. Houseman has nearly 25 years of experience in [...]

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

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 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 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 Announces Transition in Leadership

Washington, D.C., December 21, 2016 – The Rural Wireless Association, Inc. announces that Tanya Sullivan has stepped down as CEO and that effective January 1, 2017, Brian Woody, RWA’s President, will assume both the role of CEO [...]

December 21st, 2016|Categories: Member News, Member Press Release, Press Releases|

RWA Reaction to Removal of November Open Meeting Agenda Items

The following statement can be attributed to Carri Bennet, RWA’s General Counsel. Arlington, VA – The Rural Wireless Association, Inc. (“RWA”) looks forward to working with new FCC leadership on issues important to the provision of mobile [...]

November 16th, 2016|Categories: Advocacy, Member News, Press Releases|Tags: , |

Ninja Technologies Joins RWA

RWA welcomes Ninja Technologies, a Yukon, Oklahoma-based electronics recycling company, as an Associate Member. The company provides an environmentally responsible buyback solution for RMA’s, aging inventory, overstock, liquidation, damaged or defective, and 14-day return phones and tablets. [...]

September 30th, 2016|Categories: Member News|Tags: , |