Reply Comments Highlight Regulatory Burdens in Privacy NPRM

The FCC has released a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NPRM) on proposed privacy rules for broadband providers. The NPRM is extremely detailed and, if adopted, would place significant regulatory burdens on broadband providers. RWA filed reply [...]

June 28th, 2016|Categories: Advocacy, FCC Filings, Rule Making|Tags: , , |

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 [...]

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: , , |

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 [...]

December 3rd, 2014|Categories: E911, Legislation, Member News, Member Press Release, Press Releases, Rule Making, RWA Briefings|

RWA Webcast: AWS-3 Auction Rules & Procedures

This Thursday, August 7 @ 2:00 pm ET Attend RWA’s AWS-3 Auction Rules & Procedures webcast on Thursday, August 7 at 2 pm Eastern. The online event will cover the FCC’s AWS-3 Auction Procedures Public Notice, and the joint FCC/NTIA [...]

August 5th, 2014|Categories: Member News, Member Press Release, Rule Making, Webcast|

RWA Applauds Congressional Passage of Cellphone Unlocking Legislation

For Immediate Release July 28, 2014 RWA Applauds Congressional Passage of Cellphone Unlocking Legislation The statement below may be attributed to Caressa D. Bennet, RWA’s General Counsel. The Rural Wireless Association, Inc. (RWA) has long [...]

July 29th, 2014|Categories: Devices, Member News, Member Press Release, Press Releases, Rule Making|

FCC Acknowledges Importance of Rural Voice

Reply Comment Extension Granted in T-Mobile Data Roaming Proceeding The FCC has granted the joint request filed by RWA, NTCA-the Rural Broadband Association and the Blooston Rural Carriers seeking an extension of the reply comment [...]

RTG Urges FCC to Carefully Craft Rules for Mobility Fund Phase II

Existing Mobile Voice and Broadband Carriers Must be Protected in Rural Areas The Rural Telecommunications Group (RTG), in response to the Federal Communications Commission's Further Notice of Proposed Rulemaking seeking input on what rules to [...]

January 18th, 2012|Categories: FCC Filings, Press Releases, Rule Making, Universal Service|Tags: , , , |

RTG on USF Reform: FCC Proposal Violates the Communications Act and Undermines Competitive Neutrality

Reform must include ongoing support for high cost, hard to serve areas Washington, D.C. – The Rural Telecommunications Group, Inc. (RTG) filed comments with the FCC today on the FCC's proposal to reform the universal [...]

April 18th, 2011|Categories: FCC Filings, Press Releases, Rule Making, Universal Service|Tags: , , , |

RTG opposes the FCC’s proposed “Bill Shock rules”

In comments filed today, RTG opposes the adoption of any requirement that small wireless carriers provide mandatory usage alerts when a customer approaches and reaches monthly limits that will result in overage charges and when [...]

January 10th, 2011|Categories: FCC Filings, Press Releases, Rule Making|Tags: , |