As 700 MHz License Holders Feel the Heat From 2013 FCC Deadline, Clearsky Launches License Preservation Program to Reach 35% Requirement

ClearSky Technologies, Inc., a leading provider of mobile data services to regional wireless carriers, today announced the availability of its License Preservation Program to satisfy the FCC’s minimum build-out requirements for 700 MHz license holders. [...]

August 8th, 2012|Categories: Member News|Tags: , |

NetAmerica Alliance Announces 700MHz License Saver Program

Innovative Program Secures the Future for Auction 73 License Holders Dallas, TX (April 27, 2012) – NetAmerica Alliance, LLC today announced it has launched an innovative program to help carriers which purchased 700MHz spectrum in [...]

April 27th, 2012|Categories: Member News, Spectrum|Tags: , |

Cincinnati Bell, MetroPCS, nTelos, RCA, Sprint and RTG seek consolidated review of AT&T’s 44 other proposed license assignments and transfers

AT&T has recently launched a campaign to acquire radio licenses, the two most visible are AT&T’s application to acquire 700 MHz licenses from Qualcomm and its separate application to acquire spectrum from T-Mobile. Because of [...]

June 9th, 2011|Categories: Competition, FCC Filings, Spectrum|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

700 MHz Reporting Requirement Delayed by FCC

The FCC has postponed the deadline for filing 700 MHz performance status reports that were previously due June 13, 2011. The FCC today responded to CTIA’s May 26, 2011 letter seeking clarification that the reporting [...]

June 4th, 2011|Categories: Spectrum|Tags: |

Six Wireless Companies and Industry Groups Urge FCC to Consolidate Review of AT&T’s Proposed Acquisition of Spectrum from Qualcomm and Takeover of T-Mobile

In a joint filing today with the Federal Communications Commission, Cincinnati Bell Wireless, LLC, MetroPCS Communications, Inc., NTELOS, the Rural Cellular Association, the Rural Telecommunications Group and Sprint Nextel requested that the Commission consolidate its [...]

April 27th, 2011|Categories: Competition, Press Releases, Spectrum|Tags: , , , , |

RTG opposes AT&T’s purchase of Qualcomm’s 700 MHz Spectrum

RTG responded to the Joint Opposition of AT&T and Qualcomm to Petitions to Deny or to Condition Consent and Reply to Comments filed by AT&T and Qualcomm. RTG opposes the sale of Qualcomm's lower 700 [...]

March 28th, 2011|Categories: Competition, FCC Filings, Handsets, Roaming, Spectrum|Tags: , , , |

RTG Petitions FCC to Deny Sale of Qualcomm’s 700 MHz Spectrum to AT&T

On March 11th, RTG petitioned the FCC to deny the proposed assignment of Qualcomm's lower 700 MHz band licenses to AT&T or in the alternative to condition any such grant in a manner that will [...]

March 15th, 2011|Categories: Competition, FCC Filings, Handsets, Roaming, Spectrum|Tags: , , , , , |

700 MHz Webinar – March 29th at 2PM EST

RTG and RCA co-hosted a webinar on 700 MHz issues including June 2011 filing requirements provided by the FCC.  The webinar was sponsored by Samsung. Click here for a copy of the presentations. Some Wireless [...]

March 11th, 2011|Categories: Member News|Tags: , , |

RTG Demands Establishment of a Data Roaming Mandate

Statement of Carri Bennet, General Counsel to the Rural Telecommunications Group Washington, D.C. – Since 2007, the Rural Telecommunications Group (RTG) has advocated for the FCC to establish a data roaming mandate. While the National [...]

March 10th, 2011|Categories: Competition, Press Releases, Roaming|Tags: , , , , |

RTG’s Art Prest selected to serve on the FCC’s Emergency Response Interoperability Center Public Safety Advisory Committee

RTG's Technology Advisor, Art Prest, has been informed by Chairman Genachowski of his appointment to serve on the Emergency Response Interoperability Center (ERIC) Public Safety Advisory Committee (PSAC) as a representative of RTG. ERIC's mission [...]

February 2nd, 2011|Categories: Roaming, Spectrum|Tags: , , , , , |