RTG files comments on FCC’s proposed mobility fund

Opposes the fund's use as a “bone” to rural wireless carriers to replace high-cost support The Rural Telecommunications Group (RTG) filed comments yesterday regarding the FCC's proposed Mobility Fund. In its Mobility Fund NPRM, the [...]

December 17th, 2010|Categories: Press Releases, Spectrum, Universal Service|Tags: , , , , |

Fall Forum and Annual Meeting Update

We look forward to seeing you at the RICA/RTG Fall Forum in Las Vegas this November 17th and 18th! Some Fall Forum Highlights Include Blair Levin, who was the FCC's Director of the National Broadband [...]

RTG statement on inclusion of 4G services in the FCC’s proposed Mobility Fund

RTG is concerned that the FCC’s inclusion of 4G services in its proposed Mobility Fund, when many areas of the country currently lack 3G services, is overly ambitious considering the limited size of the proposed [...]

October 14th, 2010|Categories: Press Releases, Rule Making, Universal Service|Tags: , , , , , |

FCC’s Auctions & Spectrum Access Division Chief, Margie Wiener, to speak on the Mobility Fund

Ms. Wiener will discuss the creation of a Mobility Fund as recommended in the National Broadband Plan at the RICA/RTG Fall Forum this November. RTG has emphasized that the Mobility Fund should not be used [...]

September 24th, 2010|Categories: Spectrum|Tags: , , , |

FCC will bank surrendered High Cost support for future use – RTG to file comments

The FCC has issued an NPRM that provides details regarding the implementation of Verizon Wireless’s and Sprint Nextel’s commitments to surrender high-cost universal service support as required by the FCC when it approved their respective [...]

September 18th, 2010|Categories: FCC Filings, Universal Service|Tags: , , , , , , |

RTG discusses the Mobility Fund with the FCC

RTG met with the FCC's Wireless Telecommunications Bureau and the Wireline Competition Bureau on the creation of a Mobility Fund as recommended in the National Broadband Plan (NBP). RTG emphasized the fact that this is [...]

September 8th, 2010|Categories: Universal Service|Tags: , , , , , |