RWA Announces New Directors and Board Officers

Washington, D.C., – The Rural Wireless Association (RWA) announced the results of its Board of Directors elections and the 2017-2018 Board Officers. Elections were held during RWA’s Annual Meeting on September 13, 2017, in San [...]

September 13th, 2017|Categories: Press Releases|

RWA Members Talk Public Safety, VoLTE Roaming at Mobile World Congress Americas  

Washington, D.C., – The following statement may be attributed to Carri Bennet, Rural Wireless Association, General Counsel:   RWA members kicked off MWCA by meeting with industry colleagues from AT&T and Verizon in the Rural [...]

September 13th, 2017|Categories: Press Releases|

RWA General Counsel Appointed to Broadband Deployment Advisory Committee’s Streamlining Federal Siting Working Group

Washington, D.C., – FCC Chairman Ajit Pai has appointed RWA General Counsel Carri Bennet to the Broadband Deployment Advisory Committee’s Streamlining Federal Siting Working Group. The Working Group will examine issues surrounding broadband siting and [...]

August 3rd, 2017|Categories: Press Releases|

RWA Welcomes Improvements to MFII Item, But Concerns Remain

Washington, D.C., – The following statement may be attributed to Carri Bennet, Rural Wireless Association, Inc. (“RWA”) General Counsel: RWA is pleased to learn that the Commission has made several improvements to the Mobility Fund [...]

August 3rd, 2017|Categories: Mobility Fund Phase 2, Press Releases|

RWA Disillusioned with Draft MF II Order

Washington, D.C., – The following statement may be attributed to Carri Bennet, Rural Wireless Association, Inc. (“RWA”) General Counsel: Chairman Pai may have proclaimed August to be “Rural Broadband Month,” but the Commission’s Mobility Fund [...]

July 14th, 2017|Categories: Member News, Press Releases|

RWA Seeks Review of Alaska Wireless Network Waiver of 700 MHz Geographic Coverage Requirements

Washington, D.C., – The following statement may be attributed to Carri Bennet, Rural Wireless Association, Inc. (“RWA”) General Counsel: RWA is seeking Federal Communications Commission (“FCC” or “Commission”) review of a Wireless Telecommunications Bureau (“WTB” [...]

July 9th, 2017|Categories: Advocacy|

RWA Files Opposition to, and Comments In Support of, Mobility Fund Phase II Petitions for Reconsideration

Washington, D.C., – The following statement may be attributed to Carri Bennet, Rural Wireless Association, Inc. (“RWA”) General Counsel: Today, RWA filed an Opposition to two Petitions for Reconsideration in the Mobility Fund Phase II [...]

May 16th, 2017|Categories: Advocacy, FCC Filings, Mobility Fund Phase 2|

RWA Urges Adoption of Timely, Efficient Mobility Fund Phase II Challenge Process That Doesn’t Burden Small Rural Wireless Carriers

Washington, D.C., – The following statement may be attributed to Carri Bennet, Rural Wireless Association, Inc. (“RWA”) General Counsel: Today, RWA submitted Reply Comments in response to the Mobility Fund Phase II FNPRM urging the [...]

May 11th, 2017|Categories: Advocacy, Mobility Fund Phase 2|

RWA Welcomes Todd Houseman as Newest Board Member

The Rural Wireless Association is pleased to announce the appointment of Todd Houseman, General Manager and CEO of United Wireless, to the RWA Board of Directors.  Mr. Houseman has nearly 25 years of experience in [...]

April 24th, 2017|Categories: Member News, Press Releases|

RWA Files Petition for Reconsideration of Mobility Fund Phase II Report and Order

Washington, D.C., April 13, 2017 – RWA filed a Petition for Reconsideration of the Mobility Fund Phase II (“MFII”) Report and Order late on Wednesday. RWA’s Petition urges the Commission to reconsider its adoption of a [...]

April 13th, 2017|Categories: Advocacy, Mobility Fund Phase 2|