Rural Associations and USTelecom USF/ICC “Framework” Does Not Address Rural Wireless Interests

$300 Million for High-Cost Rural Wireless Is an Inadequate Afterthought The Rural Telecommunications Group (RTG), while supportive of inter-industry efforts to develop a consensus on USF/ICC issues, puts the Federal Communications Commission on notice that [...]

July 29th, 2011|Categories: Press Releases, Universal Service|Tags: , |

RTG Files USF Reply Comments

The FCC’s plan to phase-out USF support for rural wireless carriers without substitute support from a well developed and functioning Connect America Fund is a formula for disaster for all Americans who live, work and [...]

RTG on USF Reform: FCC Proposal Violates the Communications Act and Undermines Competitive Neutrality

Reform must include ongoing support for high cost, hard to serve areas Washington, D.C. – The Rural Telecommunications Group, Inc. (RTG) filed comments with the FCC today on the FCC's proposal to reform the universal [...]

April 18th, 2011|Categories: FCC Filings, Press Releases, Rule Making, Universal Service|Tags: , , , |

RTG Statement on FCC USF Reform

RTG is pleased that the FCC is moving forward with comprehensive universal service fund (USF) and intercarrier compensation reform. The Commission’s commitment to technology neutral solutions and its acknowledgement of the power of mobile broadband [...]

February 8th, 2011|Categories: Press Releases, Universal Service|Tags: , , |

RTG Files Comments On FCC’s Two-Step Plan To Raid The USF For The Connect America Fund

RTG Says plan runs afoul of Title II and Section 254 of the Communications Act and will harm rural businesses and rural America Washington, DC - The Rural Telecommunications Group, Inc. (RTG) filed comments supporting [...]

July 13th, 2010|Categories: FCC Filings, Press Releases, Universal Service|Tags: , |