For Immediate Release: RWA Applauds Sprint and T-Mobile Decision to Remain Independent

RWA Applauds Sprint and T-Mobile Decision to Remain Independent U.S. Consumers Better Served by Having Four Nationwide Mobile Wireless Carriers The Rural Wireless Association, Inc. RWA is pleased and relieved to learn that Sprint Corporation Sprint [...]

August 6th, 2014|Categories: FCC Filings, Member News, Member Press Release, Press Releases|Tags: , , , |

RTG Views DOJ Oversight of Verizon-Cable Juggernaut as Vital

Competition in Rural America Depends on Enforceable Conditions -- Or a Future Unwinding of the Deals The Rural Telecommunications Group, Inc. (RTG) is appreciative of the time and effort the United States Department of Justice [...]

August 16th, 2012|Categories: Competition, Press Releases|Tags: , , |

RTG Supports DOJ Motion to Stay or Dismiss Lawsuit

Judge Huvelle: AT&T “Flatly wrong on the law” The Rural Telecommunications Group (RTG) supports the decision by the Department of Justice to file a motion next week to either stay or dismiss its lawsuit to [...]

December 9th, 2011|Categories: Competition, Press Releases|Tags: , , , , |

Sprint Files Suit to Block Proposed AT&T and T-Mobile Transaction

WASHINGTON (BUSINESS WIRE), September 06, 2011 - Sprint Nextel today brought suit against AT&T, Inc., AT&T Mobility, Deutsche Telekom and T-Mobile seeking to block the proposed acquisition as a violation of Section 7 of the [...]

September 6th, 2011|Categories: Competition|Tags: , , , , |

RTG Applauds DOJ Action to Block AT&T/T-Mobile Merger

Today, the Department of Justice has sued to block AT&T's acquisition of T-Mobile. RTG's General Counsel, Carri Bennet, issued the following statement: "DOJ’s pre-Labor Day decision (less than 4 months after AT&T filed to acquire [...]

August 31st, 2011|Categories: Competition, Press Releases|Tags: , , , , |

RTG Thanks Christine Varney for Leadership on Competition and Open Markets

Washington, D.C. – The Rural Telecommunications Group, Inc. (RTG), which represents the country’s smallest rural broadband providers, today thanked Christine Varney, Assistant Attorney General, for her public service, and the legacy of commitment to marketplace [...]

July 7th, 2011|Categories: Competition, Press Releases|Tags: , , , |