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: , , , |

SaveWirelessChoice Highlights Preservation of Spectrum Reserve

RWA is a member of SaveWirelessChoice, a coalition of public interest groups, wireless carriers, consumer and trade groups. The coalition released the statement below in response to the FCC Open Meeting vote on incentive auction procedures. [...]

August 7th, 2015|Categories: Press Releases|Tags: , , |

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: , , |

RWA Joins Forces to Save Wireless Choice

RWA has joined forces with NTCA The Rural Broadband Association and other organizations and communications companies on the Save Wireless Choice initiative.  The goal of the initiative is to work together to ensure that the upcoming 600 MHz [...]

May 12th, 2015|Categories: Member News, Spectrum|Tags: , , |

Rural Coalition Promotes Consensus Proposal Expanding Geographic License Areas for 600 MHz Auction

Arlington, Va. (March 11, 2014) – NTCA–The Rural Broadband Association (NTCA) and the Rural Wireless Association (RWA), together with the Competitive Carriers’ Association (CCA) and the Blooston Rural Carriers, today announced a consensus proposal for [...]

March 11th, 2014|Categories: FCC Filings, Press Releases|Tags: , , , , |

Study Examines Local Licensing Options for Forward Auction of 600 MHz Spectrum

NTCA–The Rural Broadband Association and the Rural Wireless Association (RWA) today released at the 2014 Wireless Symposium and WiExpo a study commissioned to explore the use of smaller geographic area licenses in the forward auction [...]

January 7th, 2014|Categories: FCC Filings, Press Releases, Spectrum|Tags: , , |

RWA Joins Diverse Group Backing Spectrum Caps

Pending DTV Spectrum Auction Necessitates FCC Policy Allowing Broad Carrier Access to Valuable Low Band Spectrum The Rural Telecommunications Group, Inc. (RTG) and numerous wireless operators, industry associations and public interest organizations have submitted a [...]

May 20th, 2013|Categories: Competition, FCC Filings, Press Releases, Spectrum|Tags: |