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 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: , , , , , |

RWA – The Rural Wireless Association Announces LTE Roaming Initiative

RWA - The Rural Wireless Association, today announced the LTE Roaming Initiative with leading rural operator Union Wireless and six strategic service and platform providers, giving rural subscribers seamless connectivity over 4G LTE as they [...]

September 13th, 2013|Categories: Member News, Member Press Release, Press Releases, Roaming, Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , , |

Industry’s Wholesale Roaming Rates Reflect Price Gouging By National Operators

NTCA and RTG Provide FCC With Additional Evidence That Inter-carrier Voice and Data Roaming Rates Are Grossly Anticompetitive The Rural Telecommunications Group, Inc. (RTG) and the National Telecommunications Cooperative Association (NTCA) today filed an ex [...]

November 9th, 2012|Categories: Competition, Press Releases, Roaming|Tags: |

Courting Data Roaming Customers – Onerous Terms and Conditions

Despite the 2011 [data roaming] order, according to Carri Bennet, managing principal at the law firm of Bennet & Bennet, no LTE roaming agreements have yet been negotiated between AT&T and any other carrier, and [...]

September 19th, 2012|Categories: Competition, Roaming|Tags: |

Court Sets Date for Oral Arguments in Verizon “Data Roaming” Suit Against FCC – Rural Spectrum Scanner

The United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit has issued an Order establishing the date for oral arguments in Verizon Wireless’ appeal of the FCC’s data roaming order issued in April [...]

June 19th, 2012|Categories: Roaming|Tags: , |

RTG and others file joint brief in support of the FCC’s Roaming Obligations

On January 23rd, RTG along with Bright House, Cincinnati Bell, Leap Wireless, MetroPCS, NTCA, RCA and U.S. Cellular, filed an intervenor’s brief in the DC Circuit Court of Appeals. Virtually the entire wireless industry—that is, [...]

January 23rd, 2012|Categories: Roaming|Tags: |

RTG Continues Growing Chorus of Voices Calling for FCC and DOJ to Deny AT&T/T-Mobile Merger

Washington, D.C. – Today, the Rural Telecommunications Group, Inc. (RTG) filed its reply responding to AT&T’s opposition to RTG’s petition to deny the proposed AT&T/T-Mobile merger. Since it first announced to the world on March [...]

June 20th, 2011|Categories: Competition, FCC Filings, Press Releases, Roaming|Tags: , , , |

RTG Statement Regarding AT&T’s Opposition to Petitions to Deny of its Proposed Takeover of T-Mobile

RTG is surprised by the lack of effort AT&T put forth in its Opposition to defend its service record in rural America. The acquisition of T-Mobile will not give AT&T more reach into rural America [...]

June 13th, 2011|Categories: Competition, Press Releases, Roaming, Spectrum|Tags: , , , , , |

Chat Mobility pulls out all the stops to maintain mobility for flood victims

With Iowans scrambling to prepare for the full fury of the Missouri River flooding and more rain expected over the next ten days, wireless service will be vital to residents, businesses and emergency personnel. Mobility [...]

June 9th, 2011|Categories: Member News, Press Releases, Roaming|Tags: , |