Copper Valley to join Verizon rural LTE program

Copper Valley Telecom, a regional telecoms operator serving customers within a 15,000 square mile region of south-central Alaska, has announced that it has entered into an agreement with Verizon Wireless to participate in the mobile [...]

June 20th, 2012|Categories: Stimulus|Tags: |

Broadband Breakfast Club event on AT&T’s Takeover of T-Mobile Gets Heated

RTG's General Counsel, Carri Bennet, let everyone know at the Broadband Breakfast Club event that the fight against this merger will be a "battle to death."  She noted that conditions on this deal are not [...]

May 20th, 2011|Categories: Competition, Handsets, Roaming, Stimulus|Tags: , , , |

RTG and others ask RUS to Change BIP Evaluation Criteria

In a letter to RUS Administrator Johnathon Adelstein, it is noted that the proposed evaluation criteria under BIP for the proportion of rural residents served in unserved areas is at odds with the language Congress [...]

August 5th, 2009|Categories: Stimulus|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Letter to Secretary Locke On Avoiding Unnecessary Delays in Deploying BTOP-Funded Broadband Facilities

RTG, CTIA, ITTA, PCIA, RCA and WCAI wrote Secretary Locke of the Commerce Department to express their concern that the substantial public interest benefits promised by the Broadband Technology Opportunities Program (BTOP) could be undermined [...]

June 22nd, 2009|Categories: Stimulus|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |