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|

Enhanced Transparency Rule Exemption Extended

In a Report and Order, the FCC decided to extend the temporary exemption to its enhanced transparency rule adopted in the Open Internet (Net Neutrality) Order until December 15, 2016. The FCC decided on a [...]

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 [...]

RWA Member Briefing – FCC Sets Incentive Auction Application Deadline & Competitive Bidding Rules Webinar

This briefing gives an overview of the FCC Public Notice announcing the application procedure for the 600 MHz Broadcast Incentive Auction, currently set to begin on March 29, 2016. The window for Forward Auction applications [...]

October 26th, 2015|Categories: RWA Briefings, Spectrum|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|

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 [...]

RICA Special Advocacy Meeting

RTG members are invited to attend RICA's Special Advocacy Meeting in Washington, DC, June 22-23. A message from RICA: With our industry facing crucial and competitive times, it is now more important than ever for [...]

June 3rd, 2011|Categories: Events, Member News, RWA Briefings|Tags: |

RTG’s Users Group Meeting Wrap-Up

RTG kicked off the Wireless Symposium in Savannah with a Users Group Meeting (Jan. 12th) with a breakfast sponsored by ClearSky Mobile Media, an RTG Regulatory and Legislative Update and End-of-Year Recap by RTG’s General [...]

January 21st, 2011|Categories: Member News, RWA Briefings|Tags: , , |

CSRIC working groups make recommendations on public safety consolidation, E911 and EAS

The FCC's Communications, Security, Reliability, and Interoperability Council (CSRIC) has adopted final reports from three of its working groups.

October 19th, 2010|Categories: E911, Rule Making, RWA Briefings|Tags: , , , , |

CTIA Proposes Compromise Plan For Transitioning Cellular To Geographic Market-Area Licensing

CTIA has submitted an ex parte compromise proposal in the FCC’s rulemaking proceeding for transitioning cellular service to geographic market-area licensing. CTIA proposes a two-step plan that would convert cellular service areas in fully-served markets [...]

October 5th, 2010|Categories: RWA Briefings|Tags: , |