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: , , |

RWA Announces New Directors and Board Officers

Arlington, VA – RWA recently announced the results of its Board of Director elections and the 2015-2016 Board Officers. Elections were held during RWA’s Annual Meeting on September 22, 2015 in Boston, Massachusetts. Newly elected Directors [...]

October 7th, 2015|Categories: Press Releases|Tags: |

Commissioner O’Rielly Remarks before the Rural Wireless Association | FCC.gov

Commissioner O'Rielly speaking at the Rural Wireless Summit in Las Vegas.  To view the PDF of this speech please click here. Source: Commissioner O'Rielly Remarks before the Rural Wireless Association | FCC.gov

September 16th, 2015|Categories: Events, Press Releases|

Q&A: Rural Carriers Seek Level Playing Field

This piece was originally published in the 2015 Super Mobility Week Official Show Daily.  Think the Big Four traditional carriers will be the only ones strutting their stuff at CTIA this year? Think again. The [...]

September 16th, 2015|Categories: Events, Press Releases|

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: , , , |

SaveWirelessChoice Highlights Preservation of Spectrum Reserve

RWA is a member of SaveWirelessChoice, a coalition of public interest groups, wireless carriers, consumer and trade groups. The coalition released the statement below in response to the FCC Open Meeting vote on incentive auction procedures. [...]

August 7th, 2015|Categories: Press Releases|Tags: , , |

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: , , |

2015 Rural Wireless Summit Speaker Lineup to Include FCC Commissioner O’Rielly

RWA has secured a number of speakers for its 2015 Rural Wireless Summit. The Summit will be co-located with CTIA’s Super Mobility 2015, September 9-11 in Las Vegas. The Honorable FCC Commissioner Michael O’Rielly will address [...]

June 19th, 2015|Categories: Events, Press Releases|

Access To Low-Band Spectrum Is The Key To Wireless Competition

Not all spectrum is created equal. Low-band spectrum – spectrum below 1 GHz – has unique propagation characteristics that make it very valuable to mobile wireless carriers. Carriers refer to this spectrum as “beachfront” spectrum [...]

June 5th, 2015|Categories: Competition, Press Releases, Spectrum|Tags: , , , |

Pro-Competitive Rules Are Needed For The Upcoming 600 MHz Incentive Auction

The Federal Communications Commission (FCC or Commission) is currently finalizing the rules for the 600 MHz broadcast incentive auction which is scheduled to occur in early 2016. The incentive auction is believed to be the [...]

June 3rd, 2015|Categories: Press Releases, Rule Making|Tags: , , |